Hospitable shelters in Chania, climbed as nests of birds on the mountain tops, wait for climbers and tourists. Information is available in the local mountaineering clubs (Greek Mountaineering Club of Chania, 90 Tzanakaki Street, Tel. +30 28210 44647). Shelters on Lafka ori: Kallergis, Svourichti-Chouliopoulos, Volikas and Tavri.
Suggested climbing routes:
1. Kalathas, climbing deck near the sea of Akrotiri, about 30 routes with protection top rope, difficulty level ΙV-VII.
2. Stavros, Akrotiri, 6 routes with protection only in relay, difficulty level V-VII.
3. Gigilos, above Samaria, 15 routes, difficulty level V-VII.
4. Therisso, above Theriso gorge, difficulty level V-VIII.
Useful Information / Telephones
Greek Mountaineering Club of Chania
Tel.: +30 28210 44359, +30 28210 44647
Fax: +30 28210 54903