NEWS

10
AUG

Alpinism

The first climbing movie for Mount Olympus is underway.

09
OCT

Alpinism

Olympus Climbing altitude dropping?attitude rising

Following an exceptionally good September from a weather standpoint, October has arrived as usual with a cold spell...
 
16
DEC

Alpinism

Winter 2013-2014

Even though the transition from autumn to winter conditions was abrupt things have been stabilized from meteorological standpoint...
07
JAN

Alpinism

New Years 2014 - Action is the Message

During mid-autumn weather modelers called for a heavy winter but eventually this turned not to be the case at least at present.
25
OCT

Alpinism

First snow on Mt. Olympus

Have a Good Winter!
Bon Hiver!
15
APR

Alpinism

Conditions Stabilizing on Mount Olympus…and in Greece too!

Mountains are dynamic systems. Climatic patterns around the mountains are also dynamic and complex due to a variety of factors including location, topography, proximity to the sea etc. Humans have to adjust...
 
21
MAY

Alpinism

Refuge Christos Kakkalos is starting its summer season!

Refuge Christos Kakkalos is starting its summer season on May 30th and commence it on November 1st. Happy & Safe Climbs!
05
AUG

Alpinism

Nocturnal Olympus

Alpinists have seen it. The long approach hike to the base of the walls to be climbed usually takes place in the night.
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!​
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...