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Takes place on 3.august 2019
 

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Súlur Vertical start is at Hamrar Camp side, run up to Súlur (1170m) and back all the way down to center of Akureyri.

Further description: Start at the campsite at Hamrar (By toilet´s at the small ponds), run a little loop to the east cabin at Hamrar and then the shortest route into the so-called romantic area, from there to the local  Rikishring (cyrcle) in Kjarni (forrest) and run clockwise to the track leading up to the upper area of the forrest and towards the mountain . From the old black hut there is a MTB track up bolder and clif´s, past Fálkafell (hut) and down to Súlur parking lot. From Súlur parking head up the hiking trail to the top of the Súlur (at a height of 1170 m), there is a turning point and the same route back down to the parking lot. From Súlur parking head down the gravel road towards town and then cross Þingvallastræti on the walking lane. Then left turn towards the river (Glerá) but turn to the right before crossing the river on to gravel road. The walking paths are followed almost along the Glerá. Next is a right turn on to a sidewalk close to the University of Akureyri. From the University there is a sidewalk along Borgarbraut, right turn  to Klettaborg. Klettaborg is followed to  Byggðvegur and then turn into Sjafnarstíg parking past Oddfellow house (gray). From Oddfellow there is a sidewalk and then north of the police station and the shortest route to Brekkugata and down to Ráðhústorg (square) and the end is in the center of Akureyri.

* The shorter distance goes exactly the same way, except for going up Súlur mountain.

 * The track is very well marked

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