- Trip Outline
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The Northwest part of mountain Olympus is undoubtedly the best choice for skimo. It is the most isolated, remotely, and at the same time the most fascinating part for mountaineering ski!
A unique view unfolds in front of your eyes, as you ascending to reach the summit of Skolio. It is the majestic throne of Zeus with the sea in its background!
The special features of the area, are the isolated alpine landscape and long routes with long runs, (ideally for splitboarders). Great plateaus with an astonishing panoramic view of mountain Olympus. A variety of couloirs to choose for skiing down, wide or narrow! And of course, the opportunity to start and end at the same point.
An ideal excursion for a long weekend to explore Mount Olympus and its exceptional beauty! Our stay will take place in a small traditional and secluded village and the two days we will have are enough to enjoy the hidden beauties of this mountain.
The ideal period for mountaineering ski is from the end of February till the first days of April, where usually you can skin up from the altitude of 1500m.
Pick up from the airport to North Olympus
We will arrrange to pick you up from Thessaloniki airport (SKG). Depending on your arrival we may have some time for a small tour around Thessaloniki. After our break we heading to Petra village, where we are going to stay for three nights.
This day is dedicated on a long ski tour with an astonished view to the throne of Zeus, Aegean sea. It's an easy but long way to the summit and a long fun run! Get your skis and have fun
Ski fun around Christaki
On our last day we are going to have fun at highlands of mountain Olympus. Slopes with different aspect and couloirs.
We are going to have our festive dinner at Petra and the next day we are moving to Thessaloniki
Depending on your departure we can arrange to visit thermal bath and a tour at Thessaloniki
- Transfer from/to Thessaloniki
- All local transfers on the mountain (off-road vehicle or pickup different place)
- Local mountain guide
- 3 accommodation in a guest house
- 3 meals (dinner)
- 3 lunch pack
- Liability coverage
- Personal expenses and consumption
- Beverages and alcohol drinks
- Expenses that may arise due to early departure
- Rent of equipment
- Guiding in Thessaloniki
- Mountain rescue cost
- Gratuities (optional)
Clothing for mountaineering ski. Be sure that you have some extra clothes with you
one small backpack (15lt)
one flask to fill up fresh water from a spring
poles and carry mat if you have
In case that you need equipment, we will be happy to serve you, just ask!
It is good for the shoe to have a "tractor" sole so that it does not slip. However, you can also come with your snickers, but you should be careful in some wet places or after rain
We will bring for you water and snack, that includes a sandwich with feta cheese, tomato, cucumber, or other local snack like pie. Let us know about special dietary needs. Of course, feel free to bring your own favorite snack with you
Our pace is adapted to the average person and can be followed by anyone, even children over 10 years old safely and without resentment. During the excursion we will definitely take some short breaks for photos in the most beautiful places
In the most excursions is permitted to swim on the river. Especially on the excursion of Waterfun and Thermal bath this is the core of the excursion. Restriction is only applying at Enipeas river where is the core of a National Park. The best period for an open cold water is from end of May till end of September, depending on the weather condition also. Thermal baths you can visited all year round and the feeling and the scenery is more beautiful in autumn and wintertime! You choose…
Most of our excursions are suitable all year round. Of course for ski touring we need snow and some other excursion are more enjoyable in spring, summer and autumn
towel, slippers, bag for the wet clothes
if you are allergic let us know
tell us about a health problem that may affect your activity
dietary preferences (vegeterian, vegan, religious restrictions) in case the trip includes food