Olympus, Greece

Prominence: 2353 m, 7720 ft

Elevation: 2917 meters, 9570 feet

Approx. Isolation: 254.34 km, 158.04 mi
Alternate Name(s)Óros Ólimbos; Όρος Όλυμπος
Highest SummitMytikas
SubpeaksOlympus-Skolio (2911 m/9551 ft)
Olympus-Skala (2866 m/9403 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 5' 8'' N; 22° 21' 31'' E
40.085657, 22.35868 (Dec Deg)
615833E 4438149N Zone 34 (UTM)
CountryGreece (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceCentral Macedonia (Highest Point)
Thessaly (Highest Point)

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     World Country High Points (Rank #76)
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     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #15)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #9)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1990-06-23 by Andy Martin (Unsuccessful)
     1991 by Mike Mays (Unsuccessful)
     2001-08-17 by Richard Carey
     2008-07-20 by Rob Woodall
     2008-09-20 by Eric Werfel
     2010-05-31 by Adam Walker
     2010-07 by Tom Milliard
     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

View ascents of peak by registered members (52 total)

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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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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2353 m/7720 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2353 m/7720 ft
  Key Col: 564 m/1850 ft
Isolation254.34 km/158.04 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Musala  (NNE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Balkan Peninsula
Range3: Greek-Albanian Ranges (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMediterranean - Europe
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Óros Ólimbos
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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View of Olympus at sunrise (2001-08-17). Photo by Richard Carey.
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