NEWS

28
MAY

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​Καταφύγιο Χρήστος Κάκκαλος – Καλοκαιρινή περίοδος 2019

Η άνοιξη είναι αναμφισβήτητα εποχή σημαντικών αλλαγών. Στα βουνά τα χιόνια αρχίζουν να λιώνουν, στους κάμπους τα σπαρτά μεγαλώνουν, τα δέντρα ανθοφορούν και πρασινίζουν και...
 
23
MAY

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Refuge Christos Kakkalos Opening & Update on the snow conditions of the trails

The winter season 2018/2019 came in delayed, but then stayed with us for the long run. After the first heavy snowfall in late November, big successive snowstorms roared through north Greece and the Aegean Sea region releasing large amounts of snow in the mountains of Greece...
18
MAR

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Refuge Ch. Kakkalos Spring Skiing & Climbing Days

The prelude of this winter during November and December of 2018 was an on-and-off deal, but right after New Year’s, winter conditions in the Southern Balkans did show their teeth.
21
JAN

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Refuge Christos Kakkalos. Winter Season 2019 - Part 2

Marching into a heavy winter at least for the Eastern Alps and south Balkans, Mount Olympus is no exception to this reality.
 
28
DEC

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​Refuge Christos Kakkalos Winter Season 2019 - Part 1

Vivid memories of our last summer season on the Mountain of Gods are summarized into one thing; a wet and cool summer...
 
22
OCT

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Closure of Refuge Christos Kakkalos on October 21st 2018 (ακολουθεί Ελληνική έκδοση)

After a very nice smooth summer season that was marked by a wet summer, stability of weather finally came in the late season with October being more summery than June - July, to just remind us how relaxing Mount Olympus can be...
 
04
JUN

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Όλυμπος Καλοκαίρι 2018. Καταφύγιο Χρήστος Κάκκαλος μεταξύ χιονιών και δασών

11
MAR

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Ο Δρόμος προς τη θαλπωρή μέσα από δορυφόρους και ένα app

Μία εφαρμογή, η οποία πιστεύουμε ότι θα μας φέρει πιο κοντά στη θαλπωρή και την ασφάλεια, παρά στην άσκοπη ταλαιπωρία και τους αχρείαστους κινδύνους...
 
07
FEB

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Ski touring Greece the French way

The fact that we are in the middle of the winter season with below average snowfall and above average temperatures so far, does not stop someone to enjoy the ski touring jewels of Greece...
 
31
DEC

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Refuge Christos Kakkalos Winter Season 2018

As another globally challenging calendar year is about to conclude its existence, and a new one to arrive, we lay ahead the plan of winter openings one of Refuge Christos Kakkalos...

 
12
DEC

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Did the Ancient Greek Gods ever Got Cold? France Television filming science on Mount Olympus

Another winter season kicks in and the Plateau of Muses is covered with snow since the first days of November...
 
27
OCT

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FROZEN AMBROSIA - THE MOVIE

27
MAR

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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

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​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

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​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...