Mount Parnitha

Acharnes, Greece

The Mount Parnitha is a col with a length of 12.1 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Acharnes, Greece. The average grade of this col is 5.1% with a maximum of 5.5%. The Mount Parnitha ascents from 380 meter at the start, to 1.015 meter at the top, with a total of 635 ascending meters.


Mount Parnitha Profile


Distance 12.1 km
Elevation gain 635 m
Average grade 5.1 %
Maximum grade 5.5 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 380 m
Maximum elevation 1015 m

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There is no doubt that an abandoned building on the top of a mountain can provide the ideal setting for a thriller movie. The former Athenian sanatorium on Mount Parnitha emerges like a ghost through the scorched grounds which were left behind by the catastrophic fire of 2007, and tells its own story.