Landmannahellir


Useful Information

Location: At the foot of Mt Hellisfjall. Friðland að fjallabaki (Fjallabak nature reserve). (64.05, -19.233333)
Open: no restrictions.
[2020]
Fee: free.
[2020]
Classification: SpeleologyLava Cave
Light: bring torch
Dimension: L=14m, W=8m, H=4m.
Guided tours:
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: yes
Bibliography:
Address: Landmannahellir, Tel: +354-, Fax: +354-,
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History


Description

Landmannahellir is is a small cave which consists only of a single chamber. It was used as a shelter by travellers on Route Landmannaleid and farmers rounding up the sheep late in summer. The place is now a camping ground and the cave is not needed any more, it was replaced by a modern hut in