Adamello Ski Raid 2017

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It all started an evening after a wet SkiMo session in Vasilitsa, Greece. Iraklis Moisidis, Lazaros Botelis and I were having dinner and chatting in the caravan while the weather outside was getting worst. One of the main subjects of … Continued

Poullaris Ski Descent

Now that the new storm has arrived in Cyprus I guess it’s the right time to post about one of my favorite ski descent. Poullaris is a 1549 meter summit west-east from Troodos square that can be access either from … Continued

Symmetry in Climbing

Following on you can read a nice article on symmetry in Climbing written by Stefanos Papadopoulos. Stefanos is among the best sport climbers in Greece and he always tries to push his limits on the rocks. As he explains in … Continued

Loumata tous Aetous Ski Descent

For the last couple of weeks I was lucky enough to be in Cyprus where I could enjoy and explore the potential of ski touring in my backyard. With unexpectedly (especially for December) quantity of snow and perfect conditions in … Continued

Ski Mountaineering in Cyprus

While most of Europe has no snow, in Cyprus we got a Christmas gift that includes snow and low temperatures. Last week during a period of 5 days Troodos Mountains dressed in white with almost 70cm of fresh snow. So … Continued

Microadventures

I have been many times on adventures that are short, simple, local, cheap – yet still fun, exciting, challenging, refreshing and rewarding. However, I did not know that there is an actual name for that kind of adventures until I … Continued

To crack or not to crack, Cyprus (VIII, VI+ obl., 80m)

It’s been a long day hanging on ropes while cleaning a nice route full of loose rocks on Pentadaktylos. I and Andreas Theofanous are really tired and it’s time to call it a day. On the way down we spotted … Continued

Selective single-pitch climbs in Madari

When I did my first new route, my view of climbing was definitely changed. Before that, I was looking in guidebooks and searching online to see what someone else did to find out what options are available, and then one … Continued

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