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Lake Stymphalia

Lake Stymphalia is located in the mountainous area of the Regional Unit of Corinthia, where, according to Greek mythology, Hercules confronted and slew the Stymphalian birds.

Pure Athamanic (Video)

Athamanika (or Tzoumerka) mountain range is part of the wider Pindus mountain range. It’s highest point is peak Kakarditsa, at 2,429 m (7,969 ft).

Kalymnos: A climber’s paradise (Video)

Four pale Scots went to Greece in search of some world class rock climbing, but found so much more! The island’s incredible presence, locals, food, scenery, and adventurous opportunities make it one of their favorite destinations yet.

«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.