It took more than 2,000 meters of climbing — and about 25 kilometers of mountain distance traveled — but on Saturday, May 30, I made it to the high point in Iceland. No, this was not Eyjafjallajokull, the disruptive ash-spewing volcano near the country’s southern coast. But Hvannadalshnúkur, the island’s high point at 6,922 feet, was an exciting endeavor in itself. A full report is coming soon. For now, here are a few images from the climb. —Stephen Regenold
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