Mount Pendeli
(Northern Athens)

- Ancient Marble Quarries-

Run 1610 (Sunday 26th October 2008)

Hare: Mad Dog

Photographer: Mad Dog & Prickly Bush

NOTE: Use the horizontal scroll bar (bottom of screen) to view the panoramic photos.


- T H E     T R A I L -

The starting point & circle:
Latitude 38 04' 40.08'' North
Longitude 23 52' 48.55'' East
Altitude: 953 metres above sea level

Trail cartographic Length = 6.2 km

Parthenon (Elgin) marble quarries at Q1,2,3

(Quarry Q1 located at 38 04' 32.81'' N, 23 53' 07.72'' E )


3D View of the trail

Altitude profile of the trail (in metres)

NOTE: Compare Mount Pendeli's height of 1,109 metres (3,638 ft)
with that of Mount Snowdon, Great Britain's highest mountain south of the
Scottish Highlands with a height of just 1,085 metres (3,560 ft).


- T H E     R U N -

A chilly pre-circle


Has Mad Dog lost his marbles! If they're not in his pockets he might find them in the quarry

Northernmost quarry (Q1)

The 3 quarries shown above and below were created 2,500 years ago
to provide marble for the Parthenon's 160 metre-long inner frieze.


Centre Quarry (Q2)


Southernmost Quarry (Q3)


Ancient quarrymen's tool marks in the southernmost Quarry (Q3)


Floppy Dick atop the marble quarry


Hashers gather in the marble quarry


Mad Dog surveys a quarry


Mountain Goat and Black Mamba struggle uphill


Floppy Dick, Julia and Yiannis sprint to the finish


Coke Dealer poses for the camera


Hashers making their way to the top section of the trail


Panoramic view looking south over Athens


Panoramic view looking north over the modern quarry and towards Dionysos

Coke Dealer on the very windy edge of the modern quarry


Why did Coke Dealer and Mad Dog take so long-
to check out the porn in the workmens hut?


- T H E     C I R C L E -

The circle begins


Fair Cop begins the proceedings


The hare, Mad Dog, after much discussion is awarded 6.9


FRB, Floppy Dick


Returnee Sara, daughter of Spazmodic


Porn perverts Mad Dog and Coke Dealer are awarded a DIO


Yiannis, next week's hare promises a hard run
-in preparation for the Athens Marathon 10 km run


Mountain Goat asks the virgin hasher inappropriate questions


Clitoria the essence of etiquette puts a stop to his nonesense


Doggie Style made virgin hasher Faneia come









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                                                                        MD Feb. 2006

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