7 Rescued in Ice Storm on Portugal's Mainland Highpoint Serra da Estrela

Terradaily reports that seven hikers were rescued with exhaustion and hypothermia on Portugal’s highest mountain Serra da Estrela mountain, which tops out at 1,193 metres (3,937 feet). Serra de Estrela is the highpoint on the Portugal mainland. Our European web page lists Ponta do Pico (Pico or Pico Alto) on Ilha do Pico as the highest at 7,713 feet but it is in the Azores.

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