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Hiking Week (June & August)

Each summer at least two hiking weeks are organized in addition to scheduled day tours and hiking tours on behalf Akureyri Touring Club and private organizers. The first week takes place in June and the second normaly in August. For more details www.ffa.is
Hiking week 2022 is 21st-24th June

The details of the week have not yet been published but the program of last years hikingweeks can be viewed below for indication of level of difficulty and length: Akureyri Touring Club hiking week: 19. - 24. June 2021.

19th June. Summer Solstice at Mt. Múlakolla 970 m. skorskorskor
Departure at. 20.00 in private cars from the club office at Strandgata 23.
Tour guide: Einar Bjarki Sigurjónsson and Christina Finke.
Price ISK: 3.500/2.000. Included: Tour guide.
The walk goes to the top of Mt. Múlakolla, starting from the old road Múlavegur up into the valley to the north of the river Brimnesá. The hike is in total 8 km. Vertical ascent 930 m. Note limitation of number of participants.
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20th June. Summer Solstice walk in Hrisey island skorskor New
Departure at 18.45 in private cars from the club office at Strandgata 23. The ferry departs at 19.30 from village Árskógssandur.
Tour guide: Jóhannes Áslaugsson
Price: according to ferry prices.
The tour goes through the village in Hrísey and then further to the north end of the island to the lighthouse, where a rest is made. Departure back to the mainland with the ferry at 23.00
Registration

21st June. Waterfall hike I skor New
Departure at 19.oo in private cars from the club office at Strandgata 23.
Tour guide: 
Price ISK: 2.000/1.500. Included: Tour guide
Registration

22nd June. Waterfall hike II skor New
Departure at 19.oo in private cars from the club office at Strandgata 23.
Tour guide: 
Price ISK: 2.000/1.500. Included: Tour guide
Registration

23rd June Midsummer Night walk (Jónsmessuganga) on the part of Mt. Staðarbyggðarfjall called Haus skorskor
Departure at 22 in private cars from the club office at Strandgata 23.
Tour guide: Bóthildur Sveinsdóttir
Price ISK: 2.000/1.500. Included: Tour guide.
The walk begins by the cottage Sel, up the hill to the northern most stone cain on the part of Mt. Staðarbyggðarfjall called Haus. From the mountain one can enjoy great view of the fjord, Hrise island and the midnight sun (weather permitting). A short walk. Vertical ascent 270 m.
Registration

22nd June. Waterfall hike III skor New
Departure at 19.oo in private cars from the club office at Strandgata 23.
Tour guide: 
Price ISK: 2.000/1.500. Included: Tour guide
Registration

Akureyri Touring Club hiking week: 27th-29th August 2021

Walk in cooperation with VisitAkureyri
Program of the week will be presented later, for more detailes visit FFA.is

Further info

19th-24th June 2021
27-29th August 2021