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 Hogsback, Amathole, Eastern Cape South Africa
Hogsback offers 229 routes with spectacular views, ranging from within 20-45 minutes on hard delorite rock.
Rock climbing at this spot is a must do!! Among them 36 bolted and 5 waterfall sections are included. Graded from 12-27, it is also suitable for children and rock climbing is an all year round activity here.
The must do classics here include Kursk (20), Diamond on the soles of your shoes (19), Fame and Fashion (18), Bad influence (19) and Stew’s route (18). It is advisable during summer season, to start climbing early in the morning to avoid the heat. During winter the spot records some low rainfall.