Psiloritis is also known as mount Ida (or Idha, Ídhi, Idi) and is the highest mountain on Crete, with an elevation of 2 456 metres.
There are several ways to climb to the summit, with its stone church and holy cross.
On the north side of the mountain, in the area of Livadiotiko, there is a path called "the way of Psiloritis" , the most popular way to the top of Psiloritis. It starts from the plateau Lakkos of Mygeros (altitude 1580m). This the shortest and safest way to the top of the mountain. It is very well marked and for the most part paved with stone slabs. The view from the top of the mountain in unforgetable.