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There is a decent trail to a secondary summit, but then the last 50 meters can be tricky, especially due to cross wind.
The 208 trail (the numbers refer to the German topographical map) from Assomada to Orgaos skirts the peak, it takes all day...More
Testing walk up from behind the military base, with narrow vertiginous ledges and loose scree paths. Definitely worth the effort. Superb views from the top across the whole island, and clear to see the differing terrain on each side.
The walk down was just as...More
Situated astride the main road from Praia to Assomada, the scenery here is absolutely spectacular with green valleys, sharp ridges and pointed peaks. The drive is worth it if only for the views of the scenery.