The northernmost part of Ogliastra, which leads from the Gulf of Orosei towards the centre of the island, is characterized by the Supramontes: boundless, still wild mountainous territories where shepherds and goatherds have been the only inhabitants for centuries. Huge wooded valleys alternate with endless plateaus where fragrant Mediterranean scrub grows, barren glades where sheep, goats, and horses graze freely, rocky gorges, mountain passes, torrents, and ancient paths are the setting for trekkers and mountain bikers who want to discover the exceptional destinations of this area.The gorge of Gorroppu is one of these, the canyon with the very high walls can be reached by taking the Strada Statale 125 and reaching the Silana pass or later the base camp at km.191. The hike takes about half a day. It is advisable to be accompanied by a guide to discovering the secrets of this fascinating place.The Supramonte of Orgosolo, as well as the village of Orgosolo, are certainly worth a visit. In the small village, alongside age-old traditions, an important artistic and cultural phenomenon was born in the 1960s in which social protest found expression in wall painting Even now, the walls of houses on the street host new murals or renovate old ones, attracting many artists and thousands of visitors every year. The Supramonte, on the other hand, contains one of the most important forests in the Mediterranean, crossed by wild paths and dominated by the beautiful Monte Novo. The off-road or mountain bike excursion requires an expert guide.The marine Supramonte of Baunei is crisscrossed by many paths that reach the coastal cliffs or the sea. Trekking and mountain biking are the best ways to visit this wild area, and an expert guide is recommended.