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A 250-Mile Bike Ride Across Iceland’s Highlands Is a Scenic Test of Endurance

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Payson McElveen knew that biking 250 miles across Iceland—from the northern city of Akureyri to Vik, in the south—would be a difficult feat. And with a snowstorm looming, he only had a small window of time to complete his goal. Crossing Iceland, a new film from Stachehouse Productions,  follows McElveen as he navigates the strong winds, steady rains, glacial rivers, and subfreezing temperatures of the Iceland Highlands. In this clip, watch as he crosses a frigid river, then head over to RedBull TV to view the full film.