Olympus, Greece

Prominence: 2354 m, 7723 ft

Elevation: 2918 meters, 9573 feet

True Isolation: 254.34 km, 158.04 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Greek: Όρος Όλυμπος
Greek-Romanized: Óros Ólimbos
Slovenian: Olimp
Highest SummitMytikas
SubpeaksOlympus - Skolio (2911 m/9551 ft)
Olympus - Skala (2866 m/9403 ft)
Olympus - Profitis Ilias (2803 m/9196 ft)
Olympus-Toumba (2801 m/9190 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 5' 8'' N, 22° 21' 31'' E
40.085657, 22.35868 (Dec Deg)
615833 E 4438149 N, Zone 34 (UTM)
CountryGreece (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceCentral Macedonia (Highest Point)
Thessaly (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Olympus:
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #15)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #13)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #9)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #9)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #12)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #13)
     Europe Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #42)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #11)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #72)
     World Country High Points (Rank #77)
     Ultras of Core Europe (Rank #11)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #11)
     Ultras of Europe (Rank #13)
     Greece Region High Points (Rank #1)
     Ultras of Eastern Europe and the Balkans (Rank #3)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 167
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 154)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1990-06-23 by Andy Martin (Unsuccessful)
     1991 by Mike Mays (Unsuccessful)
     2001-08-17 by Richard Carey
     2005-06-06 by Urszula Jelen
     2008-07-20 by Rob Woodall
     2008-09-20 by Eric Werfel
     2010-05-31 by Adam Walker
     2010-07 by Tom Milliard
     2012-05-02 by Arjun M (Unsuccessful)
     2013-07-08 by Andrew Rankine (GPS Track)
     2013-10-19 by Oliver Staley
     2014-08-13 by Charles Everett
     2014-09-08 by Joseph Claghorn
     2014-09-19 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-11-15 by Eric Gilbertson
     2015-06-06 by Sascha Grabow
     2015-08-20 by Péter Hugli
     2015-09-19 by Chris Upson (GPS Track)
     2016-07-19 by Josh Super
     2016-09-13 by Lee Humphries
     2016-11-05 by Greg Chappell (GPS Track)
     2017-08-14 by Julian Westcott
     2017-09-04 by Briana Jaskot
     2017-09-13 by Mark Trengove
     2018-06-07 by Robert Garneau
     2018-06-11 by Brian Friedrich
     2018-07-07 by Chris Strode
     2018-08 by Roger Goodwin
     2018-08-22 by Paul Clarke (GPS Track)
     2018-10-02 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2019-12-09 by Om Hoog
     2021-06-14 by Paul Fejtek
     2021-07-31 by Iona Feldman
     2022-09-26 by David Hart (GPS Track)

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The summit of Mytikas, the highest of the summits on Olympus, from nearby Skala (2013-07-08). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2354 m/7723 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2354 m/7723 ft
  Line Parent: Elferkofel
  Key Col: ENE of Ayiófillos    564 m/1850 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 254.34 km/158.04 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 42.18, 23.585
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Musala  (NNE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Balkan Peninsula
Range3: Greek-Albanian Ranges (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAegean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Óros Ólimbos
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Other Photos

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View of Olympus at sunrise (2001-08-17). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Highest point in Greece (2016-09-13). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Me on the summit (2017-09-13). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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