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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
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      Iceland (Icelandic: Ísland; [ˈistlant] is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 360,390 and an area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Region Details
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      • 107
      • 26
      • 13

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      439
      Trails Mountain Bike
      355
      Trails E-Bike
      126
      Trails Hike
      355
      Trails Trail Running
      353
      Trails Horse
      29
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      16
      Trails Observed Trials
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Downhill Ski
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      9
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      1,045 mile
      Total Descent
      207,847 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,970 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,971 ft
      Reports
      617
      Photos
      220
      Ridden Counter
      5,434

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Interview: Chris Burkard on Bikepacking Iceland - 'The Night Before the River Crossing Came I Honestly Couldn’t Sleep'
      Nov 30, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Burkard talks about how difficult it was to plan the journey, how terrifying the river crossings were, and his deep love of Iceland.

      Popular Trail Networks

      title
      Ísafjörður 3 1 1 1
      Kjarnaskógur 20 6 2
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park 5 13 1 1
      Hólmsheiði 26
      Öskjuhlíð 6 9 7
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      Popular Iceland Mountain Biking Trails

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      Jaðarinn
      Bláfjöll og Heiðmörk
      Hvammskógur
      Kjarnaskógur
      Gamli - Hvammskógur
      Kjarnaskógur
      Kjarnaskógur MTB Trail
      Kjarnaskógur
      Fálkafell - Gamli Trail
      Fálkafell
      Súluplan - Fálkafell
      Fálkafell
      Glerá Canyon Drop
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      Glerá Canyon Climb
      Fálkafell
      Drottningin
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      Gosinn
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      Kjarnaskógur MTB Trail Access
      Kjarnaskógur
      Listamaðurinn
      Öskjuhlíð
      Vífilsstaðahlíð DH
      Reykjavík
      Hobitinn
      Öskjuhlíð
      Naustaborgir to Gamli
      Kjarnaskógur

      Iceland Mountain Bike Routes

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      90´s DJ
      Kjarnaskógur
      4,560 ft
      The Sea & Oddeyrin
      Akureyri
      1 mile
      Vöfflumix Maríu á Hólmsheiði
      Hólmsheiði
      11 miles
      Tungan - Múlinn
      Ísafjörður
      8 miles
      Úlfarsfell - Áttan
      Úlfarsfell
      4 miles
      RIG 2
      Öskjuhlíð
      1,680 ft
      El Clásico - The Classic
      Kjarnaskógur
      5 miles
      Seljalandsdalur - Hnífar
      Ísafjörður
      6 miles
      Adventure Time
      Hólmsheiði
      25 miles
      Claim Your Throne
      Kjarnaskógur
      9 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      Yesterday
      • 5 rides
      Past Week
      • 87 rides

      Photos of Iceland Mountain Bike

      trail: Lambi
      6 |
      Jun 3, 2022 @ 1:38am
      Jun 3, 2022
      trail: Syðridalur
      18 |
      May 17, 2022 @ 1:01pm
      May 17, 2022
      14 |
      May 17, 2022 @ 1:00pm
      May 17, 2022
      10 |
      Jan 24, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Jan 24, 2022
      14 |
      Jan 24, 2022 @ 5:00am
      Jan 24, 2022
      41 |
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 12:19pm
      Sep 23, 2021
      trail: The Steamer
      467 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 10:35pm
      Aug 19, 2017
      trail: The Steamer
      467 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 10:34pm
      Aug 19, 2017

      Videos of Iceland Mountain Bike

      Trail start and first section
      trail: Ungdúró
      0:35 | | Aug 21, 2020
      0:11 | 36 | Aug 9, 2020
      Icelandic Local downhill trail crash
      0:39 | 327 | Sep 19, 2019
      GoPro of the World clip submission
      trail: Snaran
      6:36 | 557 | Feb 16, 2015
      Kjarnaskógur
      1:58 | 97 | Apr 18, 2010
      Bike park Skálafell - Iceland

      6:22 | 61 | Sep 23, 2021
      Skálafell Bike park 2019 (Jump-line)
      trail: Jumptrail
      5:04 | 74 | Sep 23, 2021 , Mosfellsbær
      Hliðarfjall Bike Park Winter 2017

      3:23 | 113 | Aug 20, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Recent Comments

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      user #866052aribrreportHvammskógur ShortcutE j....
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 2:20am
      Jun 4, 2022
      user #2827698SydnisqYZ3MtrailNúpsdalsskarð. Sandsheiði - Núpsdalur - SkrúðurTrail is basically gone? Couldn’t find it...
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 5:15am
      Sep 23, 2021
      user #1631990vidarkristreportMúlinnAllt þurrt og fínt
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 6:35am
      Aug 13, 2021
      user #1144084SnussmundurtrailOfrisOnly the first section remains since they have...
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 7:12am
      Nov 11, 2020
      user #1144084SnussmundurtrailBeinabrjóturOnly the first section remains since they have...
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 7:11am
      Nov 11, 2020

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Parkbike parkAkureyri
      Skálafell Bike Parkbike park
      MTB Skillparkskill parkAkureyri
      Vestri bækparkskill parkIsafjordur

      Pinkbike Articles

      Nov 30, 2020
      Interview: Chris Burkard on Bikepacking Iceland - 'The Night Before the River Crossing Came I Honestly Couldn’t Sleep' Interview: Chris Burkard on Bikepacking Iceland - 'The Night Before the River Crossing Came I Honestly Couldn’t Sleep'
      Burkard talks about how difficult it was to plan the journey, how terrifying the river crossings were, and his deep love of Iceland.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike355792 miles146,362 ft353 miles3,701 ft
      #422026165723,879
      E-Bike126389 miles64,528 ft164 miles3,701 ft
      #7510577111,254
      Hike355999 miles185,892 ft430 miles4,970 ft
      #54858663,062
      Trail Running353987 miles183,825 ft425 miles4,970 ft
      #545875563
      Horse29129 miles13,419 ft45 miles2,313 ft
      #471351
      Dirtbike/Moto16100 miles11,440 ft38 miles2,106 ft
      #50135
      Observed Trials326 miles1,824 ft12 miles1,198 ft
      24
      ATV/ORV/OHV849 miles7,244 ft18 miles2,100 ft
      #35135
      Snowmobile312 miles2,320 ft6 miles1,860 ft
      #2024
      Downhill Ski25 miles1,371 ft1 mile3,619 ft
      24374
      Backcountry Ski954 miles14,836 ft26 miles3,688 ft
      #2361367
      Nordic Ski54 miles928 ft2 miles1,870 ft
      #17111974
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