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  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • less popular
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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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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      333
      Trails Mountain Bike
      257
      Trails E-Bike
      99
      Trails Hike
      262
      Trails Trail Running
      260
      Trails Horse
      20
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Downhill Ski
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      7
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      845 miles
      Total Descent
      185,070 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,970 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,971 ft
      Reports
      488
      Photos
      195
      Ridden Counter
      3,305

      Popular Trail Networks

      title
      Ísafjörður 3 1 1 1
      Kjarnaskógur 15 6 2
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park 6 13 1
      Öskjuhlíð 6 11 8
      Seljaland 8 4
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      Popular Iceland Mountain Biking Trails

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      Jaðarinn
      Bláfjöll og Heiðmörk
      Hvammskógur
      Kjarnaskógur
      Kjarnaskógur MTB Trail
      Kjarnaskógur
      Gamli - Hvammskógur
      Kjarnaskógur
      Fálkafell - Gamli Trail
      Fálkafell
      Súluplan - Fálkafell Trail
      Fálkafell
      Hlíðarfjall Glerá Canyon Drop
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      Glerá Canyon Climb
      Fálkafell
      Gosinn (The Jester)
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      Drottningin (The Queen)
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      Kjarnaskógur MTB Trail Access
      Kjarnaskógur
      Vífilstaðarhlið
      Reykjavík
      Listamaðurinn
      Öskjuhlíð
      Úlfarsfell Access
      Reykjavík
      Naustaborgir to Gamli
      Kjarnaskógur

      Iceland Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Tungan - Múlinn
      Ísafjörður
      8 miles
      The Sea & Oddeyrin
      Akureyri
      1 mile
      Seljalandsdalur - Hnífar
      Ísafjörður
      6 miles
      RIG 2
      Öskjuhlíð
      1,680 ft
      El Clásico - The Classic
      Kjarnaskógur
      5 miles
      Enduro with a twist
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      2 miles
      Claim Your Throne
      Kjarnaskógur
      9 miles
      Leggjabrjótur
      Skálafell
      10 miles
      Bragginn XC
      Ísafjörður
      2 miles
      Mix and Match
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park
      3 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 11 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 33 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 184 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of Iceland Mountain Bike

      23 |
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 5:31am
      Apr 4, 2021
      26 |
      Mar 23, 2021 @ 7:22am
      Mar 23, 2021
      61 |
      Mar 21, 2021 @ 4:34pm
      Mar 21, 2021
      24 |
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 1:27pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      22 |
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 1:27pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      21 |
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 1:26pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      trail: The Steamer
      396 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 10:35pm
      Aug 19, 2017
      trail: The Steamer
      399 |
      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 | 32 | Aug 9, 2020
      Icelandic Local downhill trail crash
      0:39 | 251 | Sep 19, 2019
      GoPro of the World clip submission
      trail: Snaran
      6:36 | 457 | Feb 16, 2015
      Kjarnaskógur
      1:58 | 94 | Apr 18, 2010
      Hliðarfjall Bike Park Winter 2017

      3:23 | 51 | Aug 20, 2020
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park - Adventure-way...
      4:02 | 83 | Aug 20, 2020 , Akureyri
      New Ramp In Hlíðarfjall Bike Park (Nýr...
      1:41 | 120 | Aug 20, 2020 , Akureyri

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Jun 7, 2021
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      Kjarnaskógur
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      Jun 7, 2021
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      Recent Comments

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Hlíðarfjall Bike Parkbike 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 Bike257609 miles126,644 ft287 miles3,747 ft
      #641824874418,165
      E-Bike99275 miles52,188 ft127 miles3,701 ft
      #6257495580
      Hike262811 miles166,211 ft364 miles4,970 ft
      #68879061,837
      Trail Running260800 miles164,049 ft360 miles4,970 ft
      #687915211
      Horse2062 miles8,737 ft26 miles2,313 ft
      #222741
      Dirtbike/Moto1040 miles6,759 ft18 miles2,106 ft
      #21274
      Observed Trials12 miles479 ft1 mile387 ft
      81
      ATV/ORV/OHV518 miles4,006 ft10 miles2,100 ft
      #14274
      Snowmobile312 miles2,320 ft6 miles1,860 ft
      #781
      Downhill Ski25 miles1,450 ft1 mile3,619 ft
      81197
      Backcountry Ski754 miles14,948 ft27 miles3,688 ft
      118264
      Nordic Ski34 miles928 ft2 miles1,870 ft
      #11206510
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