2 miles
Distance
212 ft
Climb
-1,419 ft
Descent
3,749 ft
High Point

Harðarvarða Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Downhill Ski
    • Backcountry Ski
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    Hlíðarfjall
    Akureyri
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Summer
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
    • 5 in Skiing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Manager

The trail to the top of Mount Hlíðarfjall. On the top you will find a cairn by the name of Harðarvarða, thats where the name comes from.

Access Info

Drive or walk to the parking lot by the ski resort in Mount Hlíðarfjall and hike or bike from there.

Bike Park

More Stats for Harðarvarða bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,207 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,516 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,723 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,516 ft
  • Grade
    -12.695%
  • Grade max
    -49.003%
  • Grade min
    28.888%
  • Distance climb
    2,142 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    387 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Harðarvarða Trail Reports

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      Jul 22, 2019 @ 8:24am
      Jul 22, 2019
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      Jul 16, 2019 @ 7:03pm
      Jul 16, 2019
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