Katafidhi

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Katafidhi is the highest peak of Athamanika mountains(Tzoumerka). Tzoumerka, Kakarditsa, and Lakmos(peristeri),from south to north, form the southern Pindus massif which lies among the prefectures of Ioannina Trikala and Arta It is important to note that Athamanika mountains(Tzoumerka) is the massif south of Kakarditsa only,does Not Include Kakarditsa, though in some maps you may see that Kakarditsa along with Athamanika mountains form Athamanika mountains. In fact southern pindus is a large massif consisting of three other smaller massifs:Tzoumerka(Athamanika mountains)(2393m), Kakarditsa(2429m), and Lakmos(2295m). To climb to Katafidhi you could start out from the Village Kataraktis, whose name means waterfall, because there is a waterfall nearby during the spring.WIthin 4-5 hours you should reach the top. the path is easy and clear. Be careful of dogs because during the summer cattle ocuppy the fields.

Elevation (feet): 7,851
Elevation (meters): 2,393
Continent: Europe
Country: Greece
Range/Region: Greek-Albanian Ranges
Latitude: 39.4307
Longitude: 21.1466
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Nearest major airport: Ioannina
Convenient Center: Ioannina

Thanks to Theocharis Berris for adding this peak.

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