Blátindur

Blátindur is 273 meters (896 ft) high mountain at the west part of the Heimaey island (Vestmannaeyjar archipelago). There at the top you can enjoy nice views ever the Heimaey island and (if the weather allows) of the Icelandic mainland as well. You can find two quite famous rock formations, the Fish head and the Elephant head at its foot.

How to find and climb Blátindur:

You can climb Blátindur quite easily (unlike i.e. Heimaklettur where you have to deal with ropes and steep ladders), so everybody in a good physical condition and with some kind of respect to nature can make it to the top.
GPS coordinates of Blátindur: 63.440131, -20.306175 Take me there!

Photos of the Blátindur:

Blítindur and the Elephant rockfoto: Ruben Lang
Eldfell and Helgafell craters as seen from Blátindurfoto: Ruben Lang
Blátindur as seen from the golf coursefoto: Ruben Lang
Fulmar near the top of the Blátindurfoto: Ruben Lang
Camping site and cultural areal down under the Blátindurfoto: Ruben Lang
enjoyjing views from Blátindurfoto: Ruben Lang

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