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Written by Iceland Review   
Friday, 16 December 2011 00:00

Gemlufallsheiði is a mountain pass at an altitude of 300 meters (1,000 feet) between the fjords Dýrafjörður and Önundarfjörður in the West Fjords. In the summer of 2010 a tourist hung his or her woolen socks out to dry in the pass—and they are still there.

World’s Best Clothespins?

Archive photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Sigmundur Fríðar Þórðarson from Þingeyri in Dýrafjörður made a call to the local weekly Bæjarins Bestu to announce that he has taken down the socks and will store them until they are collected by the owner.

What interests Sigmundur the most are the clothespin that were used as they have kept the socks hanging for a year and a half; the weather conditions at Gemlufallsheiði can be extremely rough.

The owner of the socks, and clothespins, should contact Sigmundur at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2011 11:06

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