Highest Peak: Mytikas, Olympus - (2917m / ft)
First Ascent 2.8.1913 - Christos Kakkalos
Olympos is the highest mountain in Greece and the second in altitude of the Balcan peninsula. There are references by ancient writers of the existence of apartments of Gods and worshipping centers at Olympos, as well as evidence by modern travellers and explorers of Olympus on remnants of ancient temples and altars.
Greek Alpine & Climbing Association
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