Mytikas Summit Adventure 2918m
About The Place
Rising proudly on the northern edge of Greece, Mount Olympus stands as a testament to the country’s rich mythological and natural heritage. This awe-inspiring mountain range, often shrouded in a mystical veil of clouds, is home to numerous peaks, each with its unique character and allure. Among them, Mytikas, Skolio, Agios Antonios, and Skala are like the guardians of Olympus, offering breathtaking vistas and a sense of awe to those who venture to their summits.
The Mytikas (Olympus mountain) Summit, located in the northeast of the country in the region of Thessaly about 100 km (60 miles) south west of the city of Thessaloniki, offers an exhilarating adventure for outdoor enthusiasts. Ascending to its peak requires determination and physical endurance.
To begin the journey, climbers must traverse through rugged terrains, encountering rocky slopes and steep paths along the way. The ascent demands careful navigation, as climbers navigate through narrow ridges and treacherous crevices. as they ascend higher, the air becomes thinner, adding to the challenge. However, the breathtaking vistas that unfold with each step make the effort worthwhile. So what are you waiting for? Embark on Mytikas Summit Adventure.
- 12 Hours
We will gather at 08:00 to commence our journey towards the majestic Mount Olympus. Our route will lead us to the highest point on the south side of the mountain, amidst a captivating and rugged landscape, reaching an elevation of 2,400m at the captivating spot known as Christakis. Here, we will take a well-deserved break and meticulously prepare our personal and climbing equipment for the ultimate challenge of summiting Mytikas.
The trail we will follow is well-marked and will guide us for approximately one hour until we reach Skala, where we will make our final preparations for the exhilarating ascent.
It’s important to note that this route presents a demanding and highly challenging climb, as we will encounter sections where climbing skills are necessary. However, the rewards are immeasurable. Upon reaching the pinnacle of “Pantheon” Mytikas at 2918m, we will have the opportunity to leave our mark in the mountaineer’s book and savor a well-deserved rest before beginning our descent.
Join us on this extraordinary Mount Olympus climb, where adventure and breathtaking views await at every step.
What to Bring
Suitable hiking shoes.
Waterproof or windproof jacket.
Snack and water.
Experienced mountain guides.
Hotel and train station pickups are available.
Everything you need for safety.
Videos and photos.
Extras (Upon request): We’ll get you appropriate attire (shoes, jacket, backpack) if you don’t have it.
Limitations Mytikas Summit Adventure
- Up to 7 people in a closed group with a minimum of 2.
- This tour is suitable for all ages and for minors from 10 years old.
- Parents are responsible for their kids with their presence or with a responsible statement.
- Starting Time 08:00
- Ending Time 20:00
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
Yes, Olympus Mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. There are various routes and trails leading to the summit, catering to different levels of expertise. However, it is important to be prepared and have proper hiking gear and knowledge of the terrain before attempting to climb.
The duration of the climb depends on the route and the fitness level of the climber. The ascent to the summit usually takes around 6-8 hours, while the descent can take another 4-6 hours. It is recommended to allocate a full day for the climb.