Overnight Climb Pico Mountain Climb, Pico Island Azores
What are we going to do: Mountaineering activity, Overnight Climb to the tallest Mountain of Portugal – Pico Mountain/Volcano, with some technical requirements and high difficulty grade | Activity with an average duration of 22 to 24 hours depending on group pace and weather conditions, crossing an irregular trail between rock and loose stone, about 8km (4 miles) distance and an accumulated altitude difference of 2200mt (7217 feet, way up and down), starting at Casa da Montanha/Mountain House (1200mt/3937ft altitude) to the top of the Pico Mountain - Piquinho (2351mt/7713ft altitude), spending the night sleeping inside the volcano crater and seeing the Sunset and Sunrise | Transportation of camping gear and personal belongings packed in backpack, all provided by Tripix Azores, whose weight can be around 10/15kg (22/33lb).
What’s included: Certified Pico Mountain Guide | Access fee to the Pico Mountain Natural Reserve | Transfers to/from Madalena/Casa da Montanha/Mountain House/Madalena upon availability | 1 tent for 2 or 3 participants of the official partner brand The North Face® | 1 sleeping bag per participant of the official partner brand The North Face® | 1 matt inflatable per participant of the official partner brand Sea to Summit® | 1 head lamp per participant of the official partner brand Petzl® | 1 backpack 50lts per participant of the partner brand Quechua® | 1 obligatory locator per participant, Casa da Montanha/Mountain House security measures | Personal Accident Insurance | Pico Mountain climbing Certificate
Who can attend: Participants with good preparation and physical coordination | Participants will not be able to do the activity if they present the following conditions: Physical restraints, especially in lower limbs such as knee problems or surgeries | Respiratory sensitivity or heart problems | Mental restrictions | Diabetes | Another type of illness that can be limiting in physical and psychic terms to do the activity | Fear of heights or vertigo | Have performed bottle diving in the previous 24 hours | The omission of any condition above described for non-participation of the activity will be charged 100% of the value of the activity
Observations: Mandatory personal equipment for the good and safe practice of the activity: Mountain or hiking boots (preferably high-top, ankle protection and good grip) | Technical, warm and waterproof clothing: 1st technical layer, 2nd polar layer, 3rd warm/waterproof/windbreaker jacket layer | Hiking pants (no jeans/bargain and training suit) | 2nd layer of waterproof pants (to be used over the hiking pants) | Cap or hat, gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen, change of clothes for example extra socks | Mountaineering or hiking backpack (minimum 30lt) | Energetic food and minimum 1,5lt of water per participant (recommended 3 bottles of 1,5lt per participant) | The lack of mandatory personal equipment for the good and safe practice of the activity will be charged 100% of the value of the activity
Cancellation policy: Tripix Azores reserves the right to cancel or change activities without prior notice due to security, meteorological or other force majeure, always in order to ensure the quality of the activity and the safety of the participants. In this case the total amount paid for the service will be refunded or alternatively a new booking/activity will be offered, subject to the Tripix Azores and the client availabilities, and the weather conditions of the respective day | Cancellations made less than 1 week in advance and up to 4 days or due to problems with flight or boat transportation, will be retained the 30% deposit for operating costs | Cancellations in the previous 72 hours will be charged 50% of the value of the activity. For cancellations in the previous 48 hours or No-Show will be charged 100% of the value of the activity
Requirements: Active participants, preferably with experience in Mountaineering or long-distance hiking with accumulated altitude difference, and with capacity to carry the backpack with camping gear and personal belongings provided by Tripix Azores, whose weight can be around 10/15kg (22/33lb) | Children over 16 years old with the requirements described above, plus parents must be responsible for their behaviour and following the guidance provided by the Guide | Activity with children under 16 years old, with adults over 60 years and without physical, psychological and health constraints, and single group or participants with a faster pace, advised to book in private mode, please contact via email to info@tripixazores.com
Where we will be: At the Tripix Azores Office in front of Madalena Passengers Ferry Station or directly at the Casa da Montanha/Mountain House facility | If you have a rental car, we recommend that you go directly to Casa da Montanha/Mountain House to start the activity
Group Size: Maximum of 8 participants per Certified Pico Mountain Guide.
Details:
Certified Guide:  Included
Hiking Sticks:  Included
Camping Gear:  Included
Head Lamp:  Included
Insurance:  Icluded
Food :  Not Included
Transfers Madalena:  Tripix Office
Transfers São Roque:  Extra Fee
Transfers Lajes:  Extra Fee
Group Discount:
>= 4 People  15%
>= 8 People  20%
Location:
Prices from: 120.00EUR
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Adulto Independent Ticket.
120.00EUR
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Tripix Azores

Cais da Madalena, Ilha do Pico, 9950-305

00351963778109

booking@tripixazores.com