Mountains in Iceland don’t get much better than the tantalizing Bláfjöll, otherwise known as the Blue Mountains, straddling a section of the Mid-Atlantic Rift.
Rising 2,999 feet in the district of Kjalarnes, Esja can easily be spotted from Reykjavik’s waterfront on a clear day.
Hverfjall is a 1,300-foot, 4,500-year-old mountain in north Iceland next to Dimmuborgir lava field.
Helgafell, or the Sacred Hill, is a tiny, easy-to-accomplish mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in northwest Iceland.
Landmannalaugar, set within Fjallabak Nature Reserve in Iceland’s southern Highlands, is otherworldly.
Namfjalla is a sensational mountain reach in just over an hour from Akureyri in northeast Iceland, near the country's Route 1 highway.
Near the village of Vik on Iceland’s south coast, Reynisfjall stands at 1,115-feet tall and a whopping three-miles long.
Kaldbákur - not to be confused with a larger mountain of the same name in the Westfjords - a 20-minute drive from Akureyri on Iceland's north coast.
Nicknamed The Troll’s Seat for its unique shape, Naustahvilft faces the fishing town of Ísafjörður in the far-flung Westfjords.