NEWS

18
MAR

Alpinism

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

Alpinism

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

Alpinism

​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

Alpinism

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...
 
01
OCT

Hiking / Trekking

Η τραχιά ανάβαση με άρωμα Αιγαίου. Ο Γουμαρόσταλος του Ολύμπου.

Η πιο χαρακτηριστική κόψη από την ανατολική, προσθαλάσσια πλευρά του Ολύμπου είναι μία διαδεδομένη πλέον ορειβατική διαδρομή, που ακούει στο όνομα Γουμαρόσταλος, ή Γομαροστάλι, ξεκινάει από τα Πριόνια και έχει σήμανση με μπλε χρώμα...
07
AUG

Hiking / Trekking

​Στο Μεγαλείο της Ολύμπιας Φύσης

Με την καλοκαιρινή σαιζόν να έχει μπει για τα καλά και την καιρική αστάθεια που ξεκίνησε από τα μισά του Μάη να αρχίζει τελικά να υποχωρεί με την έλευση του Αυγούστου, οι εμπειρίες των φίλων ορειβατών...
17
JUL

Hiking / Trekking

Stairways 2 Heaven: Hiking on the classic ridges of Mount Olympus

Part 1 - Gomarostali: Over more than 50 years, thousands of hikers attracted Mount Olympus’ divine heights start their climbs from two main trailheads: the car parking in Gortsia (1050m)...
 
04
JUN

Alpinism

Όλυμπος Καλοκαίρι 2018. Καταφύγιο Χρήστος Κάκκαλος μεταξύ χιονιών και δασών

13
MAY

Refuge Christos Kakkalos Summer Season 2018 (General Info)

Having almost forget and left the long winter season behind, we are heading to our 16th season of semi-permanent residence on Mount Olympus, and we are pleased to announce the opening of Refuge Christos Kakkalos on Friday May 25th.
 
06
MAY

Ski Mountaineering

Winter 2018. Snow, wind, dust and a new Ski Map

As happens during the last 5 years, the transition from winter to summer was rapid. But this year was very fast.