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West Iceland is home to many beautiful mountains, each with its own unique feature. Some hide active volcanoes while others tower above the wilderness. 

Snaefellsjokull glacier at Snaefellsnes peninsula
The Snæfellsjökull glacier at Snaefellsnes peninsula is 1446m above sea level. The glacier is an active volcano, having been built up through numerous eruptions during the last 800,000 years. Many believe the glacier to be one of the seven main energy centres of the earth and its mystique is noticed by many. The glacier plays big role as the Center of the Earth in the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) by Jules Verne. Snæfellsjökull is a part of the Snæfellsjökull National Park which  was established on June 28, 2001. The Park's purpose is to protect and conserve the areas unique landscape, indigenous plant and animal life as well as important historical relics. At the same time, the Park is meant to allow visitors easier as well as improved opportunities to get to know the area. Driving on the Glacier is prohibited except with a permission from the park ranger.  
Langjokull Glacier in Borgarfjord
Langjokull Glacier is the second largest glacier in Iceland, and is approximately 18 km from Husafell (tourist resort). Excursions onto the glacier are offered from the base of the glacier. On a clear day the view from the glacier is beyond compare.
Helgafell Holy Mountain in Snaefellsnes peninsula
Holy Mountain, 73 m with a breathtaking panoramic view across Breiðafjordur Bay. A viewing dial is at the top.   Folklore advises anyone climbing the mountain for the first time to walk straight up without looking back or speaking and three wishes will be granted. The wishes have to be of good intent and the wisher tells no one and faces east when making them.  A small remnant of a wall on the mountain top is dated 1184 and was a part of a nearby monastery built at this time. 
Baula
Baula is a volcanic mountain of a very special pyramidic form. It measures 934 m in height. The mountain is a 3 million years old intrusion, consisting of liparit stone. For people in good shape, it is well possible to hike up on the mountain from Bjarnardalur, road number 60. But its sides are very steep and there are big and loose stones on the way. On the other hand, the view of the top is very rewarding and you can write into a guestbook there.
Stapafell, volcanic mountain in Snaefellsnes
Stapafell is a volcanic mountain on the south side of Snæfellsjökull. This palagonitic pyramide is 526 m in height og rather eroded at the sides. On the top of the mountain is Fellskross, which was a sign of holy powers at the times of the vikings. It is said that the mountain is home of hidden people, also called elves.
Grabrok Crater in Borgarfjord
The largest of three craters in a short volcanic fissure.  Beautiful scenery over Borgarfjordur is  from the top of the Grabrok crater. Mt. Grabrok can be ascended by a marked trail from the main Ring road no. 1.
Drapuhlidarfjall Mountain. Snaefellsnes peninsula
Drapuhlidarfjall Mountain is beautifully colourful. It is composed of sulphur, basalt, jasper, rhyolite and lignite. As usual with lignite deposits, fossiled plants and petrified wood can be found. Drapuhlidarfjall is 527 m high.
Hafnarfjall mountain in Borgarjord
The mountain Hafnarfjall near Borgarnes is part of the same extinguished central volcano as Skardsheidi and is also about 4 million years old. The mountain is 844 m in height and its sides are rather eroded. Most of the mountain consists of basalt, but on the north side there is a small crag, which is made of granofyr. The name "flatfish" indicates its form. Let the children discover it! On the foot of the mountain is a small forest of birch trees where the authorities of Iceland practice reforestation. It is possible to hike up the mountain beginning near the bridge over the fjord at Borgarnes.
Akrafjall Mountain
Akrafjall is a picturesque mountain close to Akranes. The mountain offers one of the best views in West Iceland across Faxafloi Bay and a panoramic view from Reykjanes to Snaefellsjokull Glacier. The mountain was smoothed on the top by a glacier and surrounded by water during the Ice Age. It is easy to ascend the mountain from the Akranes Water Works car park, where a sign points the way to Haihnukur (555m), the shoulder on the right side of the mountain seen from Akranes. A visitor's book is at the top. A somewhat longer hike takes you to the highest peak in the range, Geirmundartindur (643m).
Saxholl crater in Snaefellsnes
Saxhóll Crater is located in the Snaefellsjokull National Park. It´s easy to climb and the view from the top is spectacular. A low-set metal stair follows the path´s course to the top. The stair is made up of modules three meters long and 1,5 meters wide that hold seven treads each between solid stingers with open risers. The units join together like a necklace on the slope. The stairs were awarded Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize 2018 which are the fourth awards the project achieves since 2017. 
Klofningur mountain in Dalir
From the mountan Klofningur is a panoramic view over Breidafjordur Bay, Snaefellsnes Peninsula  and Bardaströnd. Viewing dial. It is possible to hike up the mountain from the farm Stakkaberg.
Eldborg Crater Snaefellsnes peninsula
A beautifully-formed crater rising 60m above the surrounding lava. The spatter cone is the largest crater along a short volcanic rift, 200 m in diameter and 50 m deep. Its last eruption was about 5000-6000 years ago. According to medieval chronics there was also one around the time of the colonisation of Iceland about 1000 years ago, but today it is known that it came from another of the many craters of the valley Hnappadalur which are part of the volcanic system Ljosufjoll, the mountains of the light. It is easiest to approach Eldborg from Snorrastadir on its southern side, walking 2,5 km through the shrub-covered lava field. It is possible to walk all the way around the crater as well as up it.
Hafratindur Mountain in Dalir
Hafratindur is one of the highest mountain peaks in Dalir Region with an elevation of 642 meters. It is considered to be one of the best hiking trails in Dalir and has a panoramic view from the top. 
Skessuhorn, mountain in Borgarfjord
Skessu­horn in Borgarfjord  (967 m) is a particularly impressive and outstanding peak when the range is viewed from the North. Skessu­horn is located in Borgarfjörður. It has often been called Matterhorn of Iceland because of its' special triangular shape.   The path up the peak is not marked and climbing is only for well trained hikers.  The name of the mountain refers to an Icelandic legend about a female troll (skessa) that lived close by. She used to sit on the top, searching for people that she wanted to catch. 
Kirkjufell mountain in Snaefellsnes
Grundarfjörður's beautiful landmark is the most photographed mountain in Iceland. Its isolated position jutting out into the sea makes it a focal point for tourists and seamen alike. Kirkjufell (Church Mountain) is 463 meters high and visible from all angles in town.Grundarfjörður is the ideal place to enjoy the amazing colours of the sunset behind the mountain.