Varasova - Kryoneri - W. Face

Pipiri

Rock, Traditional

The first ascent of the route "Pipiri" (V+ A0, 550m) was realized on 25/4/2001 by the Italian-Croatian climbing party of P. Pezzolato - S. Gojak - D. Perhat - T. Dapiran.

The line starts from the left side of the gate-tower of "Botini - Spanoudi" and comes to the big ledge, from where it continues by following the route "Liagou - Xanthopoulou" so as to finally reach the ridge of Varasova.

In order to repeat the route, nuts, friends and slings are required. As there are pitches longer than 50m, the ropes that will be used must be 60m or, alternatively, long pitches must be split into smaller ones.

There are two possible ways to return. The first one is the footpath that leads down to Kryoneri and passes from the base of the route. The second one is the footpath that leads down to Vasiliki. The easiest and shortest way is the footpath to Vasiliki, especially in case it is already getting dark, but it requires planning as to the return from there to Kryoneri.

Source: P. Pezzolato
Photographs:
Translation: E. Katsikerou
Editing: Routes.gr
Area: Varasova
Location: Kryoneri
Published: 2003-05-01
Modified: 2011-05-27