Chelmos is a mountain range in Achaea, in the Peloponnese region, in southern Greece. It's also known as Aroania and it's the highest mountain of Achaea (2355 m/7726 ft). The largest town near this beautiful mountain, is Kalavryta. The fresh air and the wild beauty of the pine forests give this place a mystery that makes you not to wanna leave the place. The grasslands and the barren rock protect this treasure. Let the butterflies lead you to the Cave of the Lakes, where you can find strange rock formations and beautiful lakes.
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Snowboarding in Mt Olympus, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73.4°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
One of the biggest ski areas near Christchurch is Mt Olympus. It is situated in the Craigieburn Range (in the heart of Southern Alps) and is a 2 hour drive from Christchurch at 128 km/79 mi. The site is open from mid July to mid October and offers a great destination for the lovers of off-piste/back country snowboarding.
Mt Olympus is mainly addressed to intermediate and advanced snowboarders, with many natural jumps and chutes, a varied terrain, a lot of challenging trails and a 450 m/1476 ft vertical drop. There are four rope tows to transfer you up the slopes. Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!
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January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.