Region 2: Madhares The Madhares are the upland pastures lying in the N half of the White Mountains, at 1700-2000m. The White Mountains (Lefka Ori) are sometimes called the Madhara Vouna; their highest point is Mt Pakhnes at 2452m. The Madhares are reached from southern Sphakia through the Mountain Desert; they are also accessible from the N. Region 2 contains two environmental zones: 7. Mountain Desert; 8. Madhares.