Höttur (Hátúnahöttur) is a beautiful mountain which lies in the mountain range between Vellir and Fagridalur and is favoured by many who live in Egilsstaðir. Walk from the road east of Gilsá (N65°08,172-W14°31.133), towards Grjótá river by Víðihjalli and up along the river. Onwards up to Hattarhólar, turn inland and ascend to the top of Höttur (1106 m).
Distance and elevation: 10 km and 1000 m.
GPS Cordinates: (N65°07.63-W14°27.25)