AN EXPERIENCE THAT CHALLENGES BODY AND MIND, CLIMB THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN PORTUGAL!
Challenge your body and mind by climb the highest mountain in Portugal and be rewarded in every way. This is the biggest experience you should do on the island of Pico, the ultimate Azorean challenge! In addition to breathtaking views and unforgettable memories, it will come into contact with geological formations such as craters and cones, an eruptive fissure, pyroclastic deposits, fumaroles and will pass through the unique alpine habitat of the Azores. We will pick you up from the Magdalene in the morning to take you to the Mountain House, which is at an altitude of 1.230m. The climb begins there and takes an average of 8 hours, including shortstops and a picnic at the top of the mountain. The ascent and descent lead to the same steep path of rocky and irregular soil, sometimes covered with loose material. A certified mountain guide will give you tips to facilitate the climb, paving the way for the climbing route easier, helping him avoid injury and encouraging him whenever necessary. At the end of this amazing Self-rewarding trip, we will take you back to Madalena for a well-deserved rest! Possibility to make the climb at night and admire the first rays of the sun to tear the horizon. Confirm the conditions (85 euros). Possibility to climb at night and sleep at the peak, enjoy sunset, stars, moon and sunrise. Confirm conditions (120 euros).
EQUIPMENT FOR THE ACTIVITY
EVERYTHING NOT MENTIONED AS INCLUDED
Recommendations: Hiking clothes and footwear, waterproof jacket, swimsuit, sunscreen, towel, cap, backpack, water, snacks and light meal.
Ideal for people who walk regularly.
Not recommended for people with knee/joint or heart problems.
Essential to report on physical restrictions or if you have been diving in the previous 30 hours.
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