Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Summary

Tymfi is a mountain in the northern Pindus mountain range, northwestern Greece. It is part of the regional unit of Ioannina and lies in the region of Zagori, just a few metres south of the 40° parallel. Tymfi forms a massif with its highest peak, Gamila, at 2,497 m (8,192 ft), being the sixth highest in Greece.

This is a short summary post with the highlights of the Thru-Hike of mountain Tymfi. If you wish to see the individual posts which contain detailed information and more photos, you can click to the following links:

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 1 – Kapesovo – Mezaria Gorge – Vikos Canyon – Mikro Papingo

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 2 – ASTRAKA REFUGE – ASTRAKA PEAK

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 3 – Dragon Lake (Drakolimni)

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 4 – GAMILA – STOMA – MEGAS LAKOS -TSEPELOVO – KAPESOVO

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Vikos Canyon as see from Beloi

On this amazing thru-hike of mount Tymfi in Pindos, we have passed through the following main areas:

  • KAPESOVO
  • MEZARIA GORGE
  • VIKOS CANYON
  • VOIDOMATIS SPRINGS
  • MIKRO PAPINGO
  • ASTRAKA MOUNTAIN HUT
  • ASTRAKA PEAK
  • DRAGONLAKE
  • GAMILA PEAK
  • GAMILA II PEAK
  • STOMA PEAK
  • LOUTSA ROBOZI
  • MEGAS LAKOS
  • TSEPELOVO

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MEZARIA GORGE – VIKOS CANYON – VOIDOMATIS – MIKRO PAPINGO

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Mezaria Gorge
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Mezaria Gorge
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Vikos Canyon
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Vikos Canyon Forest
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Voidomatis River
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Mikro Papingo

MIKRO PAPINGO – ASTRAKA MOUNTAIN HUT – ASTRAKA PEAK

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Mikro Papingo Avragani fountain
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Astraka Mountain Hut
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Astraka
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Astraka Peak
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Gamila peak looked from Astraka

ASTRAKA MOUNTAIN HUT – DRAGONLAKE

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Hike towards Dragonlake
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Dragonlake Tymfi
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Dragonlake Tymfi
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Dragonlake Tymfi
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Dragonlake Tymfi
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Dragonlake Tymfi

GAMILA I PEAK – GAMILLA II PEAK – STOMA PEAK – LOUTSA ROBOZI – MEGAS LAKOS – TSEPELOVO – KAPESOVO

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Ascent towards Gamila Peak
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Gamila Peak
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Gamila II & Stoma Peaks
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Stoma Peak
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Megas Lakos
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Mezaria Gorge – Almost back in Kapesovo

For this thru-hike I have used the following gear. From all items, the only item that was perhaps not used much was the Cumulus Panyam 600 sleeping bag. The reason was the high temperatures that we had on the alpine level of the mountain.

Pindos_Gear_List

If you wish to see the individual posts which contain detailed information and more photos, you can click to the following links:

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 1 – Kapesovo – Mezaria Gorge – Vikos Canyon – Mikro Papingo

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 2 – ASTRAKA REFUGE – ASTRAKA PEAK

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 3 – Dragon Lake (Drakolimni)

Mount Tymfi (Pindos) Thru-Hike Part 4 – GAMILA – STOMA – MEGAS LAKOS -TSEPELOVO – KAPESOVO

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