This route descends from Troodos square to the monastery of Ayios Nikolaos tis Stegis and climbs steadily from the chromium quarry on the Troodos – Karvounas road, back to Troodos square.
After the Prodromos crossroads, the route goes along a forest road to Ayios Nikolaos. From there the it goes along the paved road from Kakopetria to Karvounas, turns right and then climbs Troodos. After almost nine kilometers of steep uphill the route goes past the Troodos Geopark Information Center in Amiantos. It then reaches the Troodos – Prodromos road and turns left to return to Troodos square.
Elevation Gain: 1635m
Highest point: 1824m
Lowest point: 726m