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Esjan covered with snow. Esjan is a mountain located almost inside the capital area.

A dominant part of Reykjavík city´s beautiful backdrop is Mount Esja, a volcanic mountain range situated about 15 km north of Reykjavík.

After being surrounded by tourists for most of our time in Iceland, the silence (but for our heavy breathing) was a complete delight.

Esjan covered with snow. Esjan is a mountain located almost inside the capital area. It's an excellent place for hiking lovers. Save if you have …

It's snowing here in D.C., the snowiest winter I've experienced in the past

Hiking on Mount Esja in Winter

Looking out across the bay to the snow caped Esja mountain 💙 It's good to be back in Iceland, and back with my Viking to keep me warm!

Tverfellshorn Mount Esja

The mountain Esja.

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Mount Esja Trail – Descend

Esjan covered with snow. Esjan is a mountain located almost inside the capital area. It's an excellent place for hiking lovers. Save if you have …

By the time we reached the parking lot again, it was closing in on 3 p.m. It had taken us over three hours (probably almost four) to hike the 1.7 miles up ...

After being surrounded by tourists for most of our time in Iceland, the silence (but for our heavy breathing) was a complete delight.

The view from the top of Esja

The view there was amazing, both the view along the plain of the mountain as well as the view to the ocean and to Reykjavík.

The sharp mountain on the left is called Baula. It's located close to Norðurárdalur and is one of the landmark mountains in West Iceland.

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After being surrounded by tourists for most of our time in Iceland, the silence (but for our heavy breathing) was a complete delight.

Mount Esja Trail – Path

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Mount Esja

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Mount Esja - Steinn

Mount Esja hiking trail.

Mount Esja Trail

Outside my window in #reykjavik #iceland just 3 days ago the ground were green and almost no snow in #Esjan mountain. 50 cm snow cover. pic.twitter.com/ ...

Esjan glowing

#Crossfit Highlight : Mt Esja today in -10°c. #crossfitsport #esja #esjan #crossfit #crossfitgirl #crossgitgirls #w…pic.twitter.com/GHqvXZK0Ei

climbing passages: Mount Esja

Music Festival On Top Of Esjan In The Midnight Sun https://grapevine.is/news/2017/06/15/music-festival-on-top-of-esjan-in-the-midnight-sun/ … via ...

Esjan, as the mountain is called by us locals, is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Iceland.

Mount Esja – Path after Steinn

Climbing Mount Esja

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Mt Esja

colours look better here 🗻🌊 #sólfarið #esja #mountesja

We're currently living in a Christmas card. This snow fall is a record

Esja mountain has changed an outfit! Winter is here! #esja #iceland #

The capital region of Iceland boasts stunning mountains such as Esjan and Bláfjöll.

You can get to know her better here: https://visitreykjavik.is/esja-queen-mountains … #reykjavikloves #esjan #mountainspic.twitter.com/oIxuOnbHaQ

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We set off along Esja's rocky paths; the view in every direction was absolutely spectacular! Vast areas of volcanic rock, moss and orange vegetation.

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We eventually made it to marker #3 (of 4), which led us into the heart of a valley that sprawled out lazily before the peak. At this point, our legs were ...

nice lightning mountain

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Conquer Mt. Esja easily by embarking on a private helicopter tour over Reykjavík City.

Rock bands on Mt. Esja

In hindsight, upon reading a couple websites, we discovered that the path I wanted to go along was the EASY path (leading to Steinn), and the path we took ...

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The sometimes-icy, sometimes-clear path climbing Esjan.

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This round trip to a nearby mountain takes in breath-taking views of Reykjavik as we overfly the city and land on one of the table top mountains overlooking ...

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Mount Esja

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Mount Esja – reaching Steinn

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The view there was amazing, both the view along the plain of the mountain as well as the view to the ocean and to Reykjavík.

In hindsight, upon reading a couple websites, we discovered that the path I wanted to go along was the EASY path (leading to Steinn), and the path we took ...

Mount Esja – Path down

When you make it halfway up Mount Esja and you stop to take in the views

The blue of the lupines soon gives way to greener slopes but higher up the mountain and nearer to the top, the hills get rockier with every step.

At 600m height there is a famous landmark on Esja, a big rock called “Steinn” – almost a mandatory photo stop!

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Blossoming flowers on Mount Esja

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Esja mountain shelters the capital from the cold northeastern winds and makes for quite an impressive

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Heading back down was not my favorite part of the hike. I have no issue going up but when it comes to climbing back down my fear of heights really kicks in.

I have gone on this hike several times since my first trip and I can't wait for the snow to melt so we can do our first Esjan hike of the year.

The view of Mount Esja from the pebble beach in Reykjavik. #PebbleBeach # Mountain

Foggy weather at Esja mountain in Iceland

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The city of Reykjavik seems to be guarded by Mt. Esja. The mountain is visible from most parts of the city:

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Sunny centre of#Reykjavik now-blue skies, 13C but Northern wind blowing down #Esjan &over the gulf is bitingly chilly pic.twitter.com/WQSX6f1bwQ

Looking out upon the snow-capped mountain Esja, from the edge of Reykjavík.