Day 2 Vaqueiros <> Salir – Cycling

During this day you will ride in the Serra do Caldeirão (Caldeirão Montain), and you will easily realize that, with the climbs and steep downhill slopes that make this one of the most demanding days physically and technically, in both directions, as the accumulated show. The long climb to Parises is one of the toughest, and calls to make one stop after reaching the small village, at one of the cafes, to resume energies. If make the journey in the opposite direction to the recommended, before the arrival at Barranco do Velho you will have an extensive climb that it is also noteworthy. Stop at the ridges to catch your breath and enjoy the panoramic views. Do not forget to take plenty of fluids with you and some energy bars. Your physical condition will be put to the test here, so we advise that you only make this route presented in this way if you are well prepared, otherwise it should be divide it the way that your fitness permits it.

route code type: Great Route
Right Way
Right Way
Go Left
Go Left
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Go Right
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Wrong Way
Small Route goes in Great Route
Small Route goes in Great Route
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number of people: N/D
difficulty: 5
distance • duration: 58,8km • 5h
start - end: Just outside the village in the Monchique direction - In the square next to the Main Church of Salir
altimetry: 169 - 510m
equipment: Light mountain bike, Helmet, Gloves, Shorts, Antifriction cream, Multi-tools with chain breaker and dismantling, Two air chambers, Air pump and oil
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cycling and walking
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