Snæfellsjökull is, where Juses Verne placed the entrance to the center of the Earth. Therefore it is one of the most known and popular placest in Iceland.

More to it, Snæfellsjökull is the only glacier in Iceland you can hike and climb without expedition equipment. And where the probability that you´d come back alive exceeds 5% as with all the others Icelandic glaciers. HOWEVER, that does not mean, that you should not be cautious nor that there is no danger at all.

How to find Snæfellsjökull:

You´d find Snæfellsjökull at the western end of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. The “entrance point” for to come to explore the Glacier is roughly here (GPS: 64.824359, -23.717012)

GPS coordinates of the Snæfellsjökull glacier: 64.809264, -23.773169 Take me there!

Photos of the Snæfellsjökull glaciers: