Landslide Wrecks Dyrhólaey Trail - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Landslide Wrecks Dyrhólaey Trail

Published May 5, 2015

Jón Benediktsson
Photos by
Skari

The trail leading to Dyrahólaey was wrecked yesterday after a landslide, according to Vísir. Dyrhólaey lies just off the coast of Reynisfjara near Vík í Mýrdal, a popular tourist attraction.

“I would guess that a couple of hundred cubic metres fell down,” said guide Aron Reynisson. He posted this photo album of the destruction to his Facebook page:

Stór skriða fallin í Dyrhólaey. Hluti af göngustígnum með…

Posted by Aron Reynisson on Monday, May 4, 2015

“It’s important that people are always careful — Icelandic wilderness can be dangerous,” the local police said, issuing a warning that people should not get too close to the edge. They also posted these photos on their Facebook page:

Í dag var tilkynnt um mikið hrun úr bjarginu við Dyrhólaey. Meðfram bjarginu liggur merkt gönguleið frá vitanum sem…

Posted by Lögreglan á Suðurlandi on Monday, May 4, 2015

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