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Ski experience on the North face of the mythical mountain Olympus and on Pindus, the largest mountain range in Greece!

 

Olympus sunrise sea and skyCombine the delightful Pindus mountain and the mythical mount Olympus. Unspoiled places, the highest mountain, ski, sea, and blue sky make Greece a great destination for mountaineering ski.

A unique view unfolds in front of your eyes, as you ascending to reach the summit of Skolio or Skourta. It is the majestic throne of Zeus with the sea in its background!

sunrise and ski on Pindus mountain range

 

 

 

A great combination of ski touring in the two most beautiful mountains in Greece, Olympus, and Smolikas.  8 days full of ski, beautiful sceneries, history, mythology, and unspoiled places.

We have the chance to ski on the Northwest face of mount Olympus fast and light and enjoy our accommodation in traditional guesthouses!

Itineraries

DAY 1

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.

DAY 2

Skolio summit

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

DAY 3

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

DAY 4

Meteora and Smolikas

This will be our rest day, and we take the advantage to visit one of 18 UNESCO's heritage in Greece. Meteora is a well known destination for its exceptional giantatic rocks raised up directly to the sky. Late in the afternoon we will be moved to the village we are going to stay and start our next adventure next day

Day 5

Smolikas mountain

Αn awesome mountain with many alternatiosn on its landscape. Generally gentle ascent and many options for skiing down, with long runs, appropriate for splitboarders. If your goal is the summit we should start early in the morning!

Day 6

Samarina - Valia Kirna

Today we are going to explore the wild side of the mountain near to Samarina. We are going for ski around the unspoiled region of Valia Kirna with many ravines, couloirs, small rivers and the majestic agelong Bosnian pine trees

Day 7

Vasilitsa ski tour

Vasilitsa ski resorts hides many unspoilded places around. We use the ski lifts to reach easy and fast those hidden gems. This is a day dedicated for backcountry fever!

Day 8

Last day - Vasilitsa

It is the last date, but still we have a last chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery! If we start up early and the weather is clear we will gaze an incredible sunrise with mount Olympus on the background! Get ready, It is not still over!

  • Transfer from/to Thessaloniki
  • All local transfers on the mountain (off-road vehicle or pickup different place)
  • Mountain guide
  • 3 accommodation in a guest house
  • 4 accommodation in a mountain refuge
  • 7 meals (dinner)
  • 6 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)
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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
personal drugs
swimsuit
towel
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

Sunscreen
Hat
Sunglasses
snickers
long pants
swimwear,
towel, slippers, bag for the wet clothes
extra clothes
personal medicines
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

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