Skúmhöttur is the second tallest mountain in the range between Fljótsdalshérað and Reyðarfjörður. It consists mostly of rhyolite but the peak itself is of darker rock formation. Walk from Þórisá and along the ridge in its slopes all the way up to the top of 1229 m.
Distance and elevation: 14 km and 1100 m.
GPS Cordinates: (N65°02.548-W14°28.848)