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Mountain Mountains of Central Greece - Ski Touring Trip

Mountains of Central Greece - Ski Touring Trip 01 JAN - 30 APR PARNASSUS, VARDOUSIA & KALIAKOUDA

Ski week on the Roumelian Alps

WAYOUT Adventures selected the so called Roumelian Alps to organize yet another Ski touring - Splitboarding trip. Just a few hours from the capital city, the mountains of Parnassos, Vardousia and Kaliakouda promise unique mountain climbs and wonderful snow-capped landscapes.

Trip Duration:  4 Days

Activity:  Ski touring

Difficulty rate:  Intermediate

Period: January - April

In the central part of the country - geographic department of Sterea Ellada – there is a mountainous range of more than 35 different mountains, also known as the mountains of Roumeli, with a common feature being their great development and dolomite character. Among them, we find one of the most popular winter destinations for mountaineering and skiing activities.

Parnassus, the mountain of light, myth and mysteries, hosted on its slopes the most important religious-political center of antiquity, Delphi.

Varchousia, multi-faceted and complex, full of alternations and visual surprises, made geology synonymous with lapidary. Finally Kaliakouda, the imposing tooth of Evritania. Canyons, imposing peaks and fir forests make up the terrain where the historical battles of modern Hellenism were held.

 Mountaineering skiing / splitboard. The ultimate escape means

As a way of escaping from large urban centers, and not just during the winter season, mountaineering skiing with appropriate knowledge and familiarization with the winter environment may be carried out in areas with sufficient snow cover and for periods much longer than those of the organized skiing centers. It is an activity more complete than a day of skiing in a ski resort without waiting in the lane queues. Ski mountaineering may also be done through crossing (from a specific point - ie a mountainous village - to another), or through ascending and coming downhill.

 

The price includes:

  • Trip Organization & implementation by WayOut Adventures.
  • All necessary travels from Athens.
  • Overnight stay in traditional hostels and mountain shelters
  • Greek Mountain Guiding
  • Meals and drinks ARE NOT included in the price

 

Activities include: 

  • Insurance coverage (upon request) 
  • Equipment:  mountaineering ski, boots, batons, skins, ARVA, (upon request with an additional fee)
  • Mountaineering backpack 45-50L
  • Mountaineering Piole
  • Crab
  • mountaineering ski, boots, batons, skins, helmet, baudrier (harness), carabiner, belts
  • ARVA - SHOVEL - PROBE
  • Sleeping bag (optional)
  • Thermos, headlamp, sunglasses, ski mask, GPS, lighter, pocketknife
  • Personal pharmacy kit
  • Waterproof jacket and pants 
  • Gloves, Beany, Socks (2 pairs)
  • Fleece apparel
  • Thermal underwear
  • Sunblock
  • Various personal belongings


PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

Downhill rank: Red track / continuous and controlled turns / Parallel ski shoes.

Previous experience in mountaineering or splitboard activity is required. 

Minimum number of entries: 5 people

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