W 6 Picota Geology Trek

Picota Geology TrekThe guided geological walk will traverse Picota, highlighting most of the rock types making up the Monchique nepheline syenite intrusion. The end of the walk will be in Fornalha where the contact with the surrounding schists will be viewed. Two areas where recent attempts to establish  mining operations will also be visited and should provide opportunity for discussion.

Meeting point 1: Intermarché

Length: 12,9km
Time: 5-6 hours
Difficulty: moderate

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