Lonely Planet Writer

Tourist rescued from Icelandic mountain

Kirkjufell in Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland.
Kirkjufell in Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland. Image by Sonja Pieper / CC BY-SA 2.0

A tourist has been rescued from Kirkjufell in Snæfellsnes Peninsula, West Iceland. The man was walking on the southern part of the mountain when night fell, obscuring the routes down. He was found by a search-and-rescue team near the 468m summit of Kirkjufell, which is a popular spot to watch the Northern Lights. Read more: icelandreview.com