Olympus, Cyprus

Prominence: 1951 m, 6401 ft

Elevation: 1951 meters, 6401 feet

True Isolation: 148.09 km, 92.02 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Khionistra
Alternate: Chionistra
Slovenian: Olimp
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)34° 56' 11'' N, 32° 51' 52'' E
34.93651, 32.86454 (Dec Deg)
487630 E 3866011 N, Zone 36 (UTM)
CountryCyprus (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceLimassol (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Olympus:
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #32)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #120)
     World Country High Points (Rank #130)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #32)
     Ultras of Core Europe (Rank #32)
     Ultras of Europe (Rank #38)
     Asia UN Member High Points (Rank #33)
     Asia Country High Points (Rank #34)
     Ultras of Eastern Europe and the Balkans (Rank #12)
     Middle East Country High Points (Rank #11)
     Asia Island High Points above 1000 meters (Rank #26)
     Asia Range3 High Points (Rank #91)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 81
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 77)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1980-10-16 by David Howells
     2005-08-01 by Igor Ilyin
     2006-11-10 by Lee Newton
     2010-04-11 by Damo Buch
     2011-03-08 by Norbert Schaefer
     2012-04-25 by Richard Mclellan
     2012-04-29 by Andrej Gerber
     2013-03-29 by Nick Down
     2013-08 by Tom Milliard
     2014-11-14 by Eric Gilbertson
     2016-12-05 by Lee Humphries
     2018-05-20 by Howe Siang Tan (GPS Track)
     2021-07-06 by Matthias Ihl (GPS Track)
     2021-08-09 by Christoph Winkler
     2021-12-02 by Bill Hughes

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You can go this far, but the last part is a big no no (2014-05-16). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1951 m/6401 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1951 m/6401 ft
  Key Col: Mediterranean Sea    0 m/0 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 148.09 km/92.02 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.2617, 32.6692
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Akdað  (N)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Levant Ranges
Range3: Cyprus (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsEastern Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
IslandCyprus (Highest Point)
Data SourceGPS Reading or LIDAR
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Other Photos

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Highest legal point in Cyprus (2016-12-05). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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1952 m - Olympos (2016-05-10). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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