trail: From the Monastery of Saint Patapios down the mountain and almost to
the Loutraki waterfalls
Photos from Mad Dog, Rear Entry, Fair Cop, and Tender Vittles
Bus ride from D. Plakentias
Before embarking on the bus at the upper road
for the runners - the Monastery
(The walkers took our blue bus down to their starting point)
Time out for a group photo of runners and walkers
Briefing by the hare Rear Entry
The bus leaves with the walkers who will start lower down the mountain
The view of Loutraki town and the Corinth canal from the Patapios monastery area
RA Tender Vittles comes flying down the road
The start of the runners trail from the road. A rope had been provided as the path was steep.
The runners having fun with an action pose for the camera
A quick rest stop
A steep and slippery climb down to the road
Mad Dog tosses a water bottle down to Rear Entry (see in the air)
Tender Vittle's graze gets a wash (see water drops in the air and their shadows on his leg)
At the road junction - a sign to the Profit Elias holy convent
mountains, are one of the most outstanding mountain ranges of Peloponesse,
embraced by three gulfs - the Saronian Gulf, the Corinthian Gulf and the Gulf of Alkyonides"
"The mountain forms a 37 km long natural barrier between Central Greece and Peloponnese"
"From Makriplagi, the highest peak of Geraneia - 1.369m - the view is absolutely awesome!"
Tender Vittles leads the hashers in an action song
The hares down-down (for a down down trail)
Flying Club member Mr. Bigglesworth shows his injuries
Fair Cop practices his divining skills with a TV antenna element he found on trail
And it points to Head Banger
Bag Lady (back from the wilds of Scotland)
Coke Alone with his new dinosaur
Doggy Style called in to demonstrate the flying club goggles
Pussy Basher demonstrates his dance skills (?)
Are those new trainers? OK take one off.
Clitoria strains the beer through his sock into the shoe
And now the refreshing beer is ready to drink
Pops gets called in
Heading for the taverna
Things to carry to the bus
View of the Loutraki sea front
View of the monastery and start from the town
Bare foot along the promenade
Lunch at the Spyros taverna
Tender Vittles with Krazie Puppie, Coke Alone and Violet pose outside the Ouzeri - taverna
Anyone hungry? Lefteris tries the bread.
Mad Dog & Doggie Style pose after the meal
Going for an after lunch coffee
Seen outside a restaurant on the way to the Blue Note coffee shop
Mr. Bigglesworth goes for a dip in the sea - meanwhile the coffee arrives
Coke Alone and sea view on the way back to the bus
Krazie Puppie with Coke Alone
The bus returned everyone to the Dukissis Plakentias metro station and car park
From Pussy Basher's Garmin watch
From Mad Dog's Strava app - website
Strava .GPX file layed onto Google Earth Pro app.
Elevation profile from Strava showing the almost 500m run-down
That would explain the hashers sore knees the next day :-)
MisDirections to this hash
Date: Sunday 23rd October 09.30 am did you notice the early start????
Run: 2173 sort of
Hare: Rear Entry
Venue: LOUTRAKI coach will leave from Doukissis Plakentias metro station
On Inn: somewhere local
The coach will wait at Doukissis Plakentias metro station, there is plenty of parking around the station we leave for LOUTRAKI at 09.30am.
If you have not said you will be coming via the AH3 WhatsApp group
PLEASE LET US KNOW YOU WANT TO COME ALONG
so we can make sure we have enough seats on the coach.
WE NEED TO KNOW ANY EXTRA ATTENDEES BY MIDDAY FRIDAY [TOMORROW]
you are not on the AH3 WhatsApp group post a message there or you can email
me by Ctrl+Click this link:
FOR SAT NAVVIES
The car park entrance at Doukissis Plakentias: 38.022375, 23.834735
(or if entrance closed, 100m further down on the right)
Typographically or cartographically challenged?
Just plain gormless and stupid???
Call a hare: Rear Entry 6942 477992
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