False Start: A hike that was out of our league in Thorsmok

We had the best intentions for the hike of Raftafell. It was a gorgeous day with sunshine and good weather, and we prepared appropriately just like the signs on the hiking hut at Langidalur said. Snacks. Water. Boots. Sunscreen. Go. We scrambled up the side of the small mountain, thinking it would flatten out and…