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Advanced Rock Climbing in Meteora

Advanced Rock Climbing in Meteora

Product Code : 11447

About The Place

The Meteora region, situated in central Greece, is a land of captivating mystique and awe-inspiring natural and cultural wonders. This unique destination is renowned for its otherworldly rock formations that host a series of ancient monasteries perched precariously atop their towering cliffs, creating a spiritual and visual spectacle that seems plucked from the realms of myth and fantasy.

The most striking feature of the Meteora region is undoubtedly the massive sandstone pillars that dominate the landscape. These imposing geological formations, which reach heights of up to 400 meters, were sculpted by the elements over millions of years. Their sheer vertical faces create an almost surreal sight, and it’s no wonder that the word “Meteora” translates to “suspended in the air” in Greek, a fitting name for these gravity-defying monoliths.

Perched atop these towering pinnacles are the Meteora monasteries, a collection of six active Eastern Orthodox monastic complexes that are as impressive for their spiritual significance as they are for their architectural marvel. Dating back to the 14th century, these monasteries served as a refuge for monks seeking solitude and safety during times of political unrest. Today, they offer a glimpse into the past, preserving priceless religious relics, intricate frescoes, and a profound connection to Greece’s spiritual heritage.

Exploring the Meteora region isn’t just a journey through history and religion; it’s also an immersion in breathtaking natural beauty. Hiking trails meander through the area, providing opportunities to witness the monasteries from different angles and to appreciate the diversity of flora and fauna that call this unique habitat home.

The Meteora region is more than just an attraction; it’s a testament to the melding of nature’s grandeur and human perseverance. It’s a place where the spiritual and the earthly meet in a harmonious union, where ancient traditions and timeless landscapes converge to create a destination that is truly one-of-a-kind. Whether you’re standing in awe at the base of these towering rocks or ascending the steps to a monastery in the clouds, the Meteora region is an unforgettable journey into the heart of Greece’s cultural and natural heritage.

Highlights

  • Test and Develop your Climbing skills

  • Learn from the best

  • Witness a view that will take your breath away!

Total Duration

  • 4 Hours

Full description

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with our Advanced Rock Climbing in Meteora program! If you’re an experienced climber seeking excitement, this multi-pitch climb to the top of the rocky giants is an opportunity not to be missed. Standing tall at a height of 110 meters, the impressive rock of Doupiani, nestled between the western and southern pinnacle group, beckons daring climbers. With a selection of sport climbing routes ranging from 4+ to 6a and consisting of two to three pitches, you can choose the perfect challenge that matches your level of expertise.

Our team of professional and experienced local guides is dedicated to sharing the secrets of the awe-inspiring Meteora pinnacles while ensuring your safety at all times, adhering to UIAA protocols. Whether you’re an individual adventurer or part of a group of up to three people, this thrilling climbing session is tailored to accommodate your needs.

Optional Hotel Pick Up / Drop Off: (From Kastraki, Kalampaka & Trikala): 5€ / person

Technical Information:

Multiple sport or traditional climbing routes to suit your level

Climbing Grade: 4+ to 6A

Pitches: 2 – 3

Height: 90m to 100m

Tour Exclusions:

Food & Drinks

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions section

Suitable Seasons: Throughout the year

What to Bring

  • Water

  • Climbing shoes and clothing according to weather conditions

  • Sun Cream

  • Snack (οptional)

Includes

  • Certified and Experienced Guides

  • All the necessary equipment (harness, helmet, climbing equipment)

  • Taxes

  • Photos

  • Liability insurance

Participation Requirements

  • Minimum 4 Participants
  • Maximum 8 Participants
  • Good physical condition
  • Lack of acrophobia
  • Previous climbing experience in minimum 5A ridges
  • Min 13 years old

Itinerary

  • Meeting time : 09.00
  • End of activity : 13:00
  • Sun Exposure : 50%
  • Ascend : 100m
  • Descend : 100m

Meeting point

Doupiani Rock Climbing Site

Cancellation Policy - Flexible

  • Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
  • In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
  • Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds

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Sold By: Trekking Hellas Meteora & Lake Plastira

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