Mount Olympus Winter Season Refuges Opening - Olympus Climbing Mount Olympus On-line Guide

15-12-2015

Mount Olympus Winter Season Refuges Opening

Even though the taste of winter refuses to arrive, the calendar shows that we are getting well into the winter season and weather forecasting though is getting better! 


The kick start of the 2014/15 winter on Mount Olympus was dressed with bitterly cold, windy and snowy weather between Christmas and early January. (Photo ©Anne Viry-Babel).
 

For the time being there are two refuges and the taverna in Prionia open:

STAVROS
On the road from Litochoro to Prionia https://el-gr.facebook.com/anastasios.doultsinos

• Koromilia refuge
https://el-gr.facebook.com/koromilia.refuge

• Taverna in Prionia
https://el-gr.facebook.com/Olympos-Prionia


Starting onwards from December 20th the 3 higher refuges, located between 2000 – 2700m elevations gradually open for the winter season: 

• PETROSTROUGA REFUGE
https://el-gr.facebook.com/petrostrouga

• GIOSOS APOSTOLIDIS REFUGE
Check their new website www.apostolidisrefuge.gr, www.facebook.com/apostolidisrefuge

• CHRISTOS KAKALOS REFUGE 
Opening period: 8-10 January, 16-24 January & 3 March – 16 April.
 
Prior to any visit make sure to contact the managers.


Wintery Plateau of Muses (photo OlympusClimbing.gr).



Best Wishes for a “white” winter…