From K2.

John Snorri and His Companions Presumed Dead

18 Feb Mountaineers John Snorri Sigurjónsson, from Iceland, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, from Pakistan, and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto, from Chile, who have been missing on K2 since February 5, are believed to have died on the mountain.

Dwindling Hope as Weather Hampers Search Effort on K2

9 Feb Due to inclement weather on K2, a Pakistani Army helicopter could only complete one flight yesterday searching for mountaineers John Snorri Sigurjónsson, from Iceland, Ali Sadpara, from Pakistan, and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto, from Chile.

Search for John Snorri and Two Others Continues on K2

8 Feb Search for mountaineers John Snorri Sigurjónsson, from Iceland, Ali Sadpara, from Pakistan, and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto, from Chile, will continue on K2 today.

Sævar Helgason and Sara Dögg Pétursdóttir, having reached the top of Hraundrangi.

In Seventh Heaven at Hraundrangi

28 Aug 2020 “The feeling of accomplishing this is indescribable.”

Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir.

To Go Uphill, All It Takes Is Will

16 May 2020 Icelandic mountaineer Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir has climbed many a mountain, been to the South Pole and reached every continent’s highest peak.

Thomasi Elguezabal.

‘In Iceland, I Can Be Myself’

9 Jun 2019 “I came to Norðurfjörður for the first time three years ago, but it’s been five years since I first visited Iceland.”

This picture was taken last night. About 200 people climbed the mountain yesterday.

Three Icelanders at Top of Everest Today

23 May 2019 Three Icelanders climbed Mt Everest, the world’s highest mountain, this morning.

Mount Esja in its winter coat can be very dangerous.

Mount Esja has claimed the most amount of lives of all Icelandic mountains

29 Nov 2017 Esjan, the beautiful mountain opposite Reykjavik is a popular spot for hiking but it's also a treacherous one when the weather conditions change. Today, three new information signs will be inaugurated at Mount Esja to help prevent accidents in the mountain.

Vilborg Arna expects to reach the highest peak of Everest mid-May.

Vilborg Arna makes third Mount Everest attempt

3 May 2017 Icelandic mountaineer and explorer Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir is currently at the base camp of Mount Everest and aims to reach the peak mid- May.

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