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Myticas is the highest peak of Mount Olympus in Greece. It is the legendary home of the gods of the Greek pantheon.

A climb of Myticas is mostly a hike, with some class 3 rock scrambling at the top to reach the summit.

Elevation (feet): 9,577
Elevation (meters): 2,919
Continent: Europe
Country: Greece
Latitude: 40.083333
Longitude: 22.35
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Nearest major airport: Thessaloniki
Convenient Center: Litohoro

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 4 trip reports for Myticas.

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  • Log #16797 - by Adam Buczynski on Aug 09, 2004
    After 11 hours of walking, resting and climbing from Litochoro, we reached the refuge at 20:50 july 29th. Just in time for a warm meal, because the kitchen in the refuge closes at 21:00. We got up...
  • Log #16798 - by Yannis Harizopoulos on July 13, 2004
    Long overdue, the climb was well worth it. We took the Louki up and down which was spectacular. Did the hike/climb in one day on two bad knees. Thanks to my cousin who carried a full pack up to the...
  • Log #16799 - by Peter Blokker on July 13, 2004
    Climbing to Mytikas in this strange landscape was fantastic. It's very beautifull, but when you reach the summit you are lucky when have a good view. In my case it was surrounded by clouds and it...
  • Log #16800 - by Bill Mavrogiannis on Oct 25, 2001
    Thanks to my God..