SKI MOUNTAINEERING

Mount Olympus comprises one of the most popular albeit interesting ski mountaineering destinations within the Greek territory. Ski mountaineering...

HIKING / TREKKING

Mount Olympus has an extensive network of trails, its total length exceeding 160km. Trails and subsequent hiking routes of Mount Olympus have originated since antiquity...

ALPINISM

Alpinism was introduced on the rock faces of Mount Olympus during the summer of 1934, when Italian renowned alpinist Emilio Comici established the first routes on the east face...

TRAIL RUNNING

As happened with alpinism and ski mountaineering, Mount Olympus comprises the shrine of trail running in Greece as well. It was the 6th of July 1986, when the prolific...
27
MAR

Alpinism

Winter 2 Spring

The transition from winter to spring was rather abrupt. Within the last week the conditions changed from full winter to early spring.
 
08
MAR

Alpinism

​Ο Δρόμος προς τη θαλπωρή, μέσα από στύλους και κορνίζες.

Ήταν χρόνια επιθυμία μια χειμερινή ανάβαση στο Μύτικα. Τα πράγματα ήρθαν σιγά-σιγά. Μπόλικες αναβάσεις στην κορυφή του Ολύμπου τα καλοκαίρια, σχολή χειμερινού βουνού, αναβάσεις με χειμερινές συνθήκες.
31
JAN

Alpinism

​Mount Olympus Ski Season is UP and RUNNING!

And I mention only skiing because the majority of the recent (10 days ago) snowfall was confined between 500 and 2200m. Over a meter of heavy “Aegean” type powder accumulated in the trailhead of Gortsia...