|Elevation||2,110 metres (6,920 ft) |
|Prominence||2,110 metres (6,920 ft)|
Country high point
|Pronunciation||Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈkvanːatalsˌn̥ʲuːkʏr]|
|Location||Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland|
|Parent range||Öræfajökull volcano|
Hvannadalshnúkur or Hvannadalshnjúkur (pronounced [ˈkvanːatalsˌn̥juːkʏr]) is a pyramidal peak on the northwestern rim of the summit crater of the Öræfajökull volcano in Iceland. Its summit is the highest point in the country.
The peak is part of the Vatnajökull National Park.
Access to the summit
The route to the top is a popular climb through numerous and frequently hidden crevasses, and, because of this, the climb calls for experienced mountain guides.
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