Travel guide to the top of Vatnsskarð

Vatnsskarð is a mountain pass at an elevation of 200m (656ft) above the sea level located in Southern Peninsula Reykjanesskagi, in southwest Iceland.

The infamous gravel road to the summit is bumped. It’s called Road 42. It is subject to winter snowfalls and it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. The road has some steep ramps.


To use information contained on this site is to do so at your own risk. is not responsible for the information contained in these pages. The website is for information purposes only and we assume no liability for decisions made as a result of the information provided here. You are still completely responsible for your decisions, your actions, and your safety.