River: Hverfisfljot (lower section)

Grid Reference: 63deg52′N; 17deg45′W.

Grade: Upper section has lots of V and IV drops. The lower section is III.

Length: 3km (lower section)

Date run:  23.07.91.

Weather conditions:  Light drizzle

River level:  Medium/high.

Significant portages:  None on the lower section.

Access arrangements

Drive up the track from route 1 to Seljaland on the east side of the river.


Egress next to the road bridge on route 1.


For the lower section put in just below the second of the 2.5m drops. The river is no harder than grade III, the most difficult part being near the end. There’s lots of fast eddies and some good waves.