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...
16
MAY

Refuge Christos Kakkalos: Summer Season 2017

Reaching our 15th year of operation and management of Mount Olympus Alpine Refuge Christos Kakkalos, we are pleased to commence the summer season for the year 2017 on Friday May 26th
27
APR

Ski Mountaineering

Mount Olympus Hivernales. The End or a Temporary Halt?

As April is leaving us behind with a very sweet taste of great skiing and a bit of hard climbing, forecasted weather shows signs of a sudden warming for the beginning of May...​
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.