Höttur (N65°07.63-W14°27.25) // 5 hrs.
Höttur (Hátúnahöttur) is one of Egilsstaðir’s Pearls, which refers to 30 stunning hiking trails in the region surrounding Egilsstaðir. Höttur is a beautiful mountain which lies in the mountain range between Vellir and Fagridalur and is favoured by many who live in Egilsstaðir. The Egilsstaðir’s sport club is named after it.
Walk from the road east of Gilsá (N65°08,172-W14°31.133), towards Grjótá river by Víðihjalli and up along the river. Onwards and up to Hattarhólar, turn inland and ascend to the top of Höttur (1106 m).
Hiking tours :
Tel: +354 864 7393
Wildboys.is operate all kinds of hiking tours all year. A midnight tour on Mt. Snæfell, The amazing Dyrfjöll and our Canyon adventure tour in Hafrahvammar canyon are simply unforgettable. We also have tours to the famous Askja caldera and the remote Kverkfjöll from regular day tours to a 3 day tour. Our main policy is to ensure our customer safety. Our guides are experienced and well equipped with radios, transmitters and other emergency equipment.