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1+ day Rock climbing in Athens, Greece

1+ day Rock climbing in Athens, Greece

Spend one or more days rock climbing in Athens and explore the city's highlights along with IFMGA certified mountain guide Babis.

Private

1 Day

All year

Open to everyone

Beginner


Highlights

  • Enjoy rock climbing in some of the best routes in Athens.
  • Arrange the program according to your level and wishes.
  • Visit some of the cultural highlights in Greece.

Description

Are you coming to Greece and want to spend one or more days rock climbing? Then come with me on this program in Athens and take part in a trip just for you!

Apart from being a historical and cultural center, Athens is also an amazing destination to enjoy rock climbing. In the Attica region, there are several different options open to all types of participants.

This program invites you to discover some of the best rock climbing routes in Athens. While we enjoy our activity, we’ll also be able to see incredible city views. Additionally, if you want, we can spend some time visiting some of the cultural sites in the area, which allows us to combine two interests in the same trip.

Due to the variety of routes around this region, the program is open both to beginners and advanced participants. As for the itinerary, we’ll arrange it according to your level and preferences. You can also decide how many days you want to spend on this activity.

Do you find this program exciting? Then get in touch with me by sending your request. I’m sure it will be a fantastic experience!

Another option could be this guided climb that I lead to the mythical Mount Olympus.

About the guide

I have been climbing with passion since the age of 14 when I started rock climbing, and (in my 20's) I became a full-time mountain guide. Even though climbing first began only as a hobby, it later led me to a professional Mountain Guide title.

I am a Greek certified Mountain Guide HFMC, and an IFMGA/UIAGM/IVBV Mountain Guide, which is the highest internationally recognized mountain guiding certification. I am also a board member of the Hellenic Mountain Guide Association and a member of the Austria Guides Association (section Vorarlberg).

I work together with a group of certified guides, so If I am not available to guide you, one of the experienced guides in my team will be your guide.

In the last 20 years, I have accomplished many expeditions all over the world from Denali in Alaska to Damavand Iran, climbing or guiding and skitouring.

I love the mountains as well as the sea. I'm a passionate sailor and a skipper, also organizing climbing and sailing trips in the Aegean Sea.

Now I am currently studying Marketing and Management at EAP University.
I live between my birthplace Litochoro, the village at the foot of Mt. Olympus Greece, and Chamonix France.
You can find me guiding between Mt. Olympus and Chamonix Mont-Blanc, ski touring the Haute Route in the Alps, to summiting Mt Elbrus in Caucasus or sailing and climbing on the Greek islands.

I love to work with groups in new destinations and make great pictures along the way.

Languages

Greek | English | French

Certificates

HMGA | IFMGA

Residence

Litochoro, Greece


What people are saying about -Babis Marinidis Guiding Team

Barbier Sylvie

5.00

July, 2022

Félicitations à Babis Mainidis qui a su se mettre au niveau d'une débutante.

Caroline Brawner

5.00

July, 2022

Babis is an amazing guide with years of climbing experience all over the world. I was able to really enjoy the last scramble up Mt Olympus because Babis had me in harness and guided me safely--totally without fear of falling--unlike the people trying to do it without a guide and ropes. Very patient and encouraging. Great trip!

Bennie Vorster

4.00

June, 2022

Clients should be told that the money paid is just for explore-share and the guide. That there is extra cost. €56 for transportation, €18 per person per night, cost of food and a guide is not necessary if you don't go to the summit. The fitness level is very high.

Larisa Konstantinidou

5.00

June, 2022

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Samuel Relton

5.00

June, 2022

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Claus Mark Nielsen

5.00

October, 2021

We had 3 amazing days with the guide Babis on the mountain. Being at Mt Olympus for the first time, we got see the things we wished for and at the right experience level as fitted us perfectly. Thanks a lot.

Chi-Ting Huang

5.00

July, 2021

Babis is a very experienced guid and make sure that everyone climbs safely and successfully. It was an absolute thrill to get to the top of Mt Olympus.

Cathrine

5.00

June, 2021

Climbing a mountain is far from being an easy thing to do. I fell extremely lucky to choose Babis Marinidis as my guide to hide the mount of Olympus. Babis gathers all the qualities of a professional international mountain guide. Not only he motivates you to encounter your physical difficulties, but also your mental challenges in order to drive you to the edge. He is very clear with an analytic brief which summarizes what will happen, what to expect, verifying the trail conditions and forecast, respecting your pace. I trust him and I had the best experience of my life, hence I can highly recommend him.

Neevi Cohen

5.00

June, 2021

Thank you to our guide babis was very friendly, always put safty first, very professional and our trip wouldnt be the same without him. thank you babis!

Anette Rhodin

5.00

August, 2020

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

Christopher Jones

5.00

July, 2020

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.

Kallam Birch

5.00

September, 2019

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!

Anonymous

4.00

September, 2018

Good trip, but Babis did not allow for his perhaps unusual clients. He was too keen to do everything at super-fast speed, and get to the refuges early. A slower pace would have suited us better. Also he did not brief us adequately on what to expect, and give advice on facilities and rules of the refuges.


Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 227 Each

Group of 2

EUR 114 Each

Group of 3

EUR 77 Each

Group of 4

EUR 57 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee




 

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