Walking in Parnitha … by night

Walking  in  Parnitha  …  by night

On Saturday the 8th of July, under full moon, SAS organize an easy hike in the footpaths of Parnitha during evening in order to avoid summer’s heat in one hand and enjoy fresh cool air at the other ! Virtually, more than half of the distance is a night walk but not a … nightmare !
The trail that we’ll follow, leads deep in the dense fir forest and then like a circle return to the starting point. Terrain is not difficult, a little bit rocky in few parts so hiking boots are advisable. It is obvious that head torch is the most important equipment we need..! ‘‘ Mola ’’ site will be the most remote place we’ll reach and duration of this walk is 3 hours approximately. Height differences are not more than 130 meters so the grade of difficulty is considered as ‘‘ easy hike ’’.
Meeting point is at ‘‘ Flabouri ’’ refuge at 19:30 where we could take our coffee before the walk or light meal after it, if cuisine is still open .. !
3 km after passing ‘‘ Agia Triada ’’chapel on Mt. Parnitha you will see on the right ‘‘ Bafi ’’ refuge, ignore it, continue drive another 900 m and you reach a junction where a sign ‘‘ Flabouri ’’ is, turn slightly right on the dirt road and after 1,7 km you’ll see the parking area of the refuge.
Keep in mind that those who will intend in this walk will have also a great opportunity to be informed in detail about the hike excursion in Olympus on 5th of August !
If you are interested in participating, please declare up to 7th  19:00 p.m. Leader will be Georgos Foteinos, e-mail geoplanf@otenet.gr Emergency phone 6945 386255.

Important notice : Keep in mind that if you participate in an Athens Strollers and Hikers walk or hike, you do so for your fun and your pleasure at one hand but entirely at your own risk at the other. The Athens Strollers and Hikers is an internet social club and neither the organizers nor the leader are responsible for the safety of those taking part. For more information about that please refer to the ‘ Declaration of Tyrol ’.

Difficulty grades
Easy walks :       1,5– 2 hrs             and height differences up to 100 m
Medium walks :    2 – 3 hrs               and height differences up to 200 m
Hard walks :         3 – 4 hrs               and height differences up to 400 m
Easy hikes           3 – 5 hrs               and height differences up to 500 m
Medium hikes :     5 – 7 hrs               and height differences up to 750 m
Hard hikes :         7 hrs and up         and height differences 750 m and up

Invitation : Anyone who likes to lead a future walk or hike please announce to us by e-mail referring to the place and the time he intends to take over this activity.

Deletion : Anybody who doesn’t like to receive anymore the invitations about our activities for any reason, please declare us his desire !!

Wish you a nice night walk !
Georgos and Anna