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Hiking, Northern Taygetos on Sunday, April 21, 2024,

Hiking, Northern Taygetos on Sunday, April 21, 2024,

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The Hellenic Mountaineering Association (H.O.S.) of Sparta is organizing for its members, an excursion to North Taygetos on Sunday, April 21, 2024, on the route Kastri - I.M. Zoodochou Pigi - Gournitsa - Freatio - Ano Chora - Vordonia

Distance 7 km approx.
Time of the march : about 4 - 4.30
Minimum altitude: 535m - Maximum altitude: 1050m
Altimetric: Total 1633m (ascent 829 + descent 804)
Difficulty level: B+ ( the + from the existence of an exposed field of about 100m, but secured with a wire rope.)
After the Monastery of Zoodochou Pigi, a small part of the ascent requires the use of hands. (scrambling)
The route offers unique views of both the Loukas Stream and the Eurotas Valley.

A good physical condition and suitable clothing are necessary for participation.
personal equipment suitable for the season.

Departure at 8.30 on Sunday morning, with private cars, from the
From the Closed Gym of Sparta to Kastri, where the march will start at 9.00.

Information & participation registration no later than the evening of
Friday at the coordinator of the ascent, Mr. Kostas Laganas (tel. 6974 098419).