We spent last weekend on the Laugavegur trail, a week before the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon race.  As always we had a fantastic time. The beauty and variety of the trail never seizes to surprise you. This was the second year in a row we ran the trail in two days, sleeping overnight in a hut at Álftavatn and stopping for plenty of photos along the way.

The pictures in this article were all taken this weekend.

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Near the start in Landmannalaugar

There was snow for about 6 km around  Hrafntinnusker, the highest point of the trail. It seemed to us that there was a more snow around than last year as the campsite around the hut which last year was full of tents was now covered in snow.

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Looking over Landmannalaugar
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Bláhnjúkur in Landmannalaugar

We have previously written a few articles about the Laugavegur Ultra, here are links to two of them:

One of the top trail races in the world

Laugavegur Ultra Marathon Tips and Tricks

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On the way to Hrafntinnusker

Best of luck to all taking part this year, remember to enjoy the day – it will be one to remember.  Maybe we will see you again next year!

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Near Hrafntinnusker
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Looking back towards Hrafntinnusker
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Lake Álftavatn and the glacier Mýrdalsjökull to the left
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Between Álftavatn and Emstrur
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On the “Sandar” between Álftavatn and Emstrur
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Between Emstrur and Húsadalur. Einhyrningur (Mt Unicorn) at the far end
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Close to the finish in Húsadalur, Þórsmörk

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