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Winter Climbing in Leonidio, Greece

Leonidio, Greece has recently appeared on the radar of winter climbing hotspots in Europe. This idyllic village lies about 3.5 hours south of Athens and rests on the coast of the Peloponnese, a historic mountainous peninsula with a deeply indented...

10 Tallest Mountains in the Solar System

Looking our planet, into the solar system there are many mountains, peaks and ridges way taller than the mountains on the planet Earth. These extraterrestrial mountains may be a result of crater impact, high volcanic activity etc., none of which...

«Aristarchos» Telescope on Mount Chelmos

Chelmos Observatory or «Emilios Harlaftis Observatory»* is located on Mount Chelmos (Aroania) in the Northern Peloponnese at an altitude of 2,340 m (7,677 ft), 130 km west of Athens and about 15 km from the city of Kalavryta. The site...

The pioneer mountain climber Annie Smith Peck

Annie Smith Peck, (born Oct. 19, 1850, Providence—died July 18, 1935, New York), was an American mountain climber whose numerous ascents—often record-setting and some at an advanced age—made her a remarkable figure in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.