Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, known worldwide for its mythological importance, as according to the religion of the ancient Greeks, the 12 "Olympian" gods lived there. Located in Pieria region, on the borders of Macedonia and Thessaly, this incredible mountainous massif has a number of peaks with the highest of all, called Mytikas, reaching a top elevation of 9573 ft / 2918 m and is surrounded by deep gorges and areas of outstanding biodiversity.
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Rock Climbing in Spitzkoppe, Erongo District, Namibia
The Spitzkoppe bornhardt date several millions years back and its many layers can testify this past. Surrounded by desert plains, the impressive rock island lies in the Namib Desert during some millions of years and it is a top rock climbing destination. The geological character of the formations is the granite. The volcano origin of the rocks makes the rock particular solid, rugged and coarse.
The climbing area is on the east side of the main formation. This rocky complex formation offers various routes for climbing with an intermediate level of difficulty. The many cavities carved by the years and the extremely high temperatures of the desert facilitate the climbing. Designated camping sites for 8 persons max. seduces any visitor’s senses. Noone will be let down by Spitzkoppe setting, beginner or skilled climber. This adventure will be unforgettable!!!!
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