Crevasse on Snæfell´s hiking route

A photo of the crevasse.
A photo of the crevasse.

A large crevasse has opened up on the main hiking trail up to Snæfell. Hikers will need proper experience and equipment to attempt the hike. Extreme caution is advised. Talk to the rangers for more information about the conditions.

Phone number of rangers in Snæfell: 842 4367

Avalanche risk on the north face of Snæfell. Ski conditions are dangerous at this time.

There is a thin top layer of ice with a slush layer below. There could be areas steep enough to trigger an avalanche.

More photos on the park´s facebook site.

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