b. Chamoprina – Azilakodasos

Sunday 30th January 2022

A nice hike in the Azilakes forest at the foot of Mt Selena.

We start our hike from a spot called Chamoprina 4 km to the south of Malia at 350m a.s.l. We follow a well-preserved and marked trail that leads us up into the forest, Azilakodasos, at 1000m. It is a forest of Quercus ilex that is found only in Crete and some Aegean islands.

We continue our hike on the outskirts of Selena and following a round route along a dirt road and a path we meet again the path that leads us to our starting point at Chamoprina.

Track length: 13 km, Altitude difference: 600m

*All participants have got to present a negative rapid test or a vaccination certificate and wear an FFP2 face mask on the bus.

Leader: Giannis Antonakis  •  Hiking Hours: 6  •  Difficulty Rate: 2

Departure: 08.00 from the Archaeological Museum.

Information: Monday to Friday, 20.30-22.30, at the Mountaineering Club Office, 53 Dikeosynis st, telephone number: 2810227609.

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