More info: Mount Esja is located in the south west of Iceland and around 10 kms from the capital city of Reykjavic. Esja is not a single mountain, but a volcanic mountain range. The highest point rises 914 meters above sea level. The highest point is called Habunga.
There are numerous hiking trails leading up to the top and around the mountain with various levels of difficulty. There is a trail runners marathon held every year with three different distances, called the Mt. Esja Marathon.