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...

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Mountain biking definitely comprises the least popular outdoor activity taking place on Mount Olympus. Despite its still undeveloped state in terms of numbers, a few bikers...
01
FEB

Alpinism

White Blanket On Arrival

Low temperatures, high winds and considerable amounts of snow being blown off. Upon arriving on the Plateau of Muses we had a meter of fresh powder outside the refuge soon to be gone under strong winds from the north...
 
15
DEC

Alpinism

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!​
04
DEC

A dry November…and now what?

The last part of the fall was indeed the best time of the 2015 summer season. Stable weather, plenty of sunshine and above average temperatures that lasted almost throughout November...