Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Greece - Deserts / Badlands / Gorges

White Mountains / Samaria Gorge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days4TerrainHills, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceCrete, White MtnCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)70.5Height gain (m)3450Route findingModerate
RouteKsiloskala (1200), Kalergi Refuge (1680), Poria Saddle (1500), Mavri (2030), Melidau (2133), Plakoselli (1800), nr Potamus (1700), Katsivelli (1970) (first night), Pakhnes base saddle (2200), Amutsera, Vigla Hill (1400), Anapoli (600) (2nd Night), Aradena, Livaniana (250), Aradena Gorge, Marmara (0), Agios Pavlos, Agia Rumelli (3rd Night), Samaria Gorge ascent, Ksiloskala (1200)
NotesAt the end of the trekking season (October), water (requiring treatment) was available only in Katsevelli. Try not to get knocked over by the trippers coming down the Samaria Gorge.
View to E from Mavri/Melidau saddle (1950m), with Pakhnes (Far R peak), Lefka Ori (White Mtns), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 23-Oct-98, E433

View to W from Mavri/Melidau saddle (1950m), Lefka Ori (White Mtns), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 23-Oct-98, E434

Entrance to Lower Aradena Gorge, S of White Mtns, White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-Oct-98, E436

Agios Pavlos Chapel (St Paul’s landfall in Crete), Sfakia Coast, nr Agia Rumelli, White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-Oct-98, E437

View to N from base of Pakhnes (2200m), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 24-Oct-98, E435

   
Zakros Gorge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateEarly Nov
Region/PlaceCrete, LassithiCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteZakros, Kato Zakros, Zakros
NotesOleander bushes line the well-proportioned gorge.
Bougainvillea nr Zakros, Zakros Gorge (T), Lassithi, Crete, Greece, 4-Nov-98, E467

Oleander bushes in Zakros Gorge, Zakros Gorge (T), Lassithi, Crete, Greece, 4-Nov-98, E468