Ski in Greece

Expedition for a day

That Saturday I got up at 04:00, just after a couple of hours of sleep. It took several coffees to awaken completely and left Athens at 05:00 with a bunch of friends, driving approx. 300km to
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Alpine spring is here

For pure outdoor people, spending a weekend in the mountains is always a great pleasure, regardless conditions. Imagine now how much better this can be when weather, flora and fauna are at their soaring best!

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Yes, you May ski in Greece!

May is considered the last month of spring, but in Greece it is in practice the first summer month. Daily temperatures often exceed 30’C, the sun is even brighter and the all green nature is beginning to get a summerish yellow hue, reminding that summer is already here.

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Dynafit Olympos Camp 2014

Yet another important event that promoted ski mountaineering in Greece at an international scale took place last weekend on Mt.Olympos, the highest mountain of the country.

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Pierra Creta 2014

Skiing in spring in the southernmost point of Europe, on the island of Crete in Greece, is something that very few could know. But having an international ski mountaineering race with such a success is something that no one could ever imagine!

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Snow Leopard Day 2014

The Greek ski mountaineering community hosted for the second year in a row, the Snow Leopard Day, a unique event of great interest for this particular athletic activity but also with the special purpose of protecting one of the rarest mammals threatened by extinction, the snow leopard.

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Ski Touring Festival 2014

Despite the unforeseen high temperatures and relatively poor snow conditions, the excursions on Mt. Velouchi were not in the slightest obstructed, evincing once again the elegant superiority and the limitless versatility of ski touring in all winter terrains.

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Olympus “sea to summit”

Take a dip in the sea in the morning, and five hours later ski down from the 2,918-metre Mytikas peak of Mount Olympus – this was what the DYNAFIT sports people planned to accomplish at the end of March.

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