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Mitikas peak - 2,918 m ( highest peak of mount Olympus, Greece )

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Distance
18.66 mi
Elevation gain
10,190 ft
Technical difficulty
Difficult
Elevation loss
1,818 ft
Max elevation
9,576 ft
TrailRank 
51
Min elevation
886 ft
Trail type
One Way
Coordinates
2732
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September 13, 2012
Recorded
September 2012
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9,576 ft
886 ft
18.66 mi

near Litóchoro, Central Macedonia (Greece)

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Itinerary description

Mount: Olympus, Greece.
The highest peak: Mitikas - 2918 m.
Duration: around 9 hours.
Distance: around 40 km.


From Litochoro village (Greek: Λιτόχωρο)(Бълг: Литохоро) following "E4" hiking trail to the top.

The highest peak - Mitikas (gr. Μύτικας) - mountain peak with a height of 2918 m above sea level in the massif of Mount Olympus. The highest peak in Greece. Adjacent to three other peaks of Olympus massif: Skolio (2912 m), Stefani (2909 m) and scale (2866 m).

"Mount Olympus (Greek: Όλυμπος ; also transliterated as Olympos, and on Greek maps, Oros Olympus) is the highest mountain in Greece, located on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) away from Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city. Mount Olympus has 52 peaks.[2] The highest peak Mitikas, meaning "nose", rises to 2,917 metres (9,570 ft).[3] It is one of the highest peaks in Europe in terms of topographic prominence.[1]
Mount Olympus is noted for its very rich flora with several species. It is a National Park of Greece and a World's Biosphere Reserve." by Wikipedia

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  • Photo of luk13
    luk13 Oct 4, 2012

    Thanks for the track. Going to visit Olympus next week.

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