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The highest point of Mount Olympus

The ascent to this peak of Mount Olympus in Greece usually takes at least 2 days. The descent to the base takes approximately 4 hours. Although Mt. Olympus has several peaks, many of the mountain climbing trips to this mountain imply two main ascents before conquering the summit. The Skala Peak (2866 m) and Mytikas, the highest point (2918 m).

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Mytikas

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Mytikas?

The way is perfectly signposted and it is impossible to get lost. Vegetation, weather and difficulty increase as we ascend. The higher we hike, the vegetation disappears and the slope becomes steeper. The most challenging part of the climb of Mount Olympus is when we approach the Skala peak. Once there we just have to cheer up a little more until we are at the highest peak in Greece: Mytikas.

Why should I choose Mytikas for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

No gear needed

No technical equipment is necessary, just good hiking boots and comfortable clothes.

**Ascent in one day **

Although it is recommended to spend the night in the hut, it is possible to climb Mytikas and go back in one day.

For (almost) everyone

The route to Mytikas is neither technical nor dangerous, but you will need a minimum of physical condition.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mytikas?

At sea level the weather is hot and dry in summer, and humid and cold in winter. As the height rises, the weather is wetter and hostile with more intense phenomena, such as abundant snow in the winter.

When is the best time to travel to Mytikas for Mountain Climbing?

From May to October

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What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Mytikas



Amazing site. Helped but me in touch with Babis Marinidis. Fantastic mountain guide, super helpful and attentive to needs. Made my climbing of Mt. Olympus so much fun. Could not recommend Explore-share or Babis more!



Spectacular experience in just one day



The trip up Mt Olympus was even better than we imagined it would be, and that was partly due to Babis being a great guide. He knows the mountain so well, it's almost as if he built it.


Dimitris was an amazing guide. Very knowledgeable, safe, and has a great personality. Would definitely use him again.



Our whole experience was top notch and a once in a lifetime adventure. Everything went very smooth from booking to the big hike. Even when we wanted to change dates, last minute, because of weather Babis was very professional and flexible. He did everything to accommodate our needs. As a guide he was very knowledgeable and professional. We had a wonderful experience and can highly recommend Explore-Share, and specially Babis as your guide for your Mount Olympus adventure. Thanks for a great trip. Anette & Anders living on S/V Horizon

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