Laugavegur trail guide


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Laugavegur trail guide
Uitgavedatum 2023



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2023 | Knife Edge | 9781912933167
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The definitive two-way guide to Iceland's Laugavegur Trail (& Fimmvörðuháls Trail): both southbound and northbound routes are described in full.

Real Maps: full mapping inside (1:40,000), made specifically for the treks by Knife Edge Outdoor Guidebooks. All accommodation/campsites are numbered and marked on the maps. 14 different itineraries: schedules of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 days for hikers and runners. Includes both southbound and northbound itineraries. Difficult calculations of time, distance and altitude gain/loss are done for you.

Also includes:

* Detailed information on equipment and travelling light

* Full accommodation/campsite listings

* Everything the trekker needs to know: route, costs, difficulty, weather and more

* Travel to the trail-head

* Essential info for both self-guided and guided trekkers

* Information on the volcanic sights along the route

* Information on plants and wildlife

* History of Iceland

* Numbered waypoints linking the Real Maps to our clear descriptions

The Laugavegur Trail is one of the world's most beautiful and aspirational treks. It leads you into the heart of Iceland's unique ice-capped, volcanic terrain. Experience spectacular and unusual landscapes, the likes of which you will not find anywhere else on the planet. Impressive volcanic peaks are a constant companion and steam gushes from the ground. This is Iceland at its best and it will be an adventure that you will never forget.