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Ascent of Siniatsikon on 2020-10-13

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Siniatsikon
    Location:Greece
    Elevation:6923 ft / 2110 m

Ascent Trip Report

After my morning ascent of Vounasa

Drove up from Galatina to SW on good unpaved wind farm road - but 2 deep water bars (transverse drainage channels) in last few km could be tricky without high clearance: the first at 1520m, the last near the top is fiercer. NB the facility apparently closes at ?sunset (7pm at time of visit, see previous TR), and the drive up takes about 40mins from Galatina and the walk about 30mins round trip. I parked between the two uppermost turbines, which were very busy in a strong wind, didn't fancy parking vehicle close to one. Then paint marked trail, easy terrain, small shrine on outcrop at highpoint, wrongly marked 2101m; square trig pillar 4m to N. Fine views but cold wind. Walking back I passed a couple who apparently were walking the ridge, the proper way to do it I daresay.

Across the valley is Velia, my next peak - a short drive and very short walk, as it turns out.

Siniatsikon photos
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:197 ft / 60 m
    Grade/Class:YDS 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:197 ft / 60 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Start Trailhead:6726 ft / 2050 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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