Omalos Plateau – Kallergi Refuge – Melidaou Peak

Saturday 30th – Sunday 31στ March 2019

Two days in the imposing White Mountains in western Crete.

We set off on Saturday noon. We reach Omalos Plateau, at 1080m a.s.l. and we hike along a trail to Kallergi Refuge, where we spend the night. Trail length: 5 km.

Early on Sunday morning, we start our ascent to Melidaou Peak, at 2,133m following at first the snow-covered dirt road and later the E4 trail. If possible we may visit a couple of nearby peaks, too. On our way down we stop by the Refuge, collect our things and hike down to Xyloskalo following the classic trail. Trail length: 15,2 km.

Fitness, winter gear and experience are required.

Leader: Giorgos Spinthakis  •   Hiking Hours: 2 + 10   •   Difficulty Rate: 2 + 5

Departure: Saturday 12.00 from the Archaeological Museum.

Information – Registration: Monday to Thursday, 20.30 – 22.30, at the Mountaineering Club Office, 53 Dikeosynis st, telephone number: 2810-227609.

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