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The Best Fitness in Iceland

Looking for the best fitness in Iceland? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Iceland. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top fitness spots in and near Iceland

  • Mógilsá, Iceland

    Hike Mount Esja, Iceland

    3.5 mi / 1788.1 ft gain
    Iceland is undoubtedly a land bubbling with adventure, and attracts a growing number of visitors each year seeking to explore its diverse terrain. While road-trips and “bikepacking” expeditions around the Ring Road are becoming more commonplace, many transatlantic travelers often find themselves ...
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  • Þórsmörk, Iceland, Iceland

    Backpack the Laugavegur Trail: Þórsmörk to Skógar

    15 mi / 3000 ft gain
    If you are on your way to Iceland to trek the incredible Laugavegur trail, and you've read about the first part of the trek in this article, then don't miss out on the last 15 miles you should be adding to the trek. This trail actually continues on to Skógar, but some backpackers choose to end at...
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  • 63.992115,-19.058868, Iceland

    Hike to the view from Bláhnúkur

    4 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    The route for the Laugavegur Trail technically leaves the trailhead Landmannalaugar through the Laugahraun lava field—but if you choose not to detour over Bláhnúkur, you’ll miss one of the most visually stunning parts of the entire trail. If you’re camped out at Landmannalaugar instead of trekkin...
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