The Friends of Mount Athos


Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia

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The Footpaths of
Mount Athos

Mount Athos Footpaths: Links to Useful Resources for Hiking on Mount Athos

Digital Athos Map
This site provides free access to the digital Athos Map 2012 (tmL) which can be accessed in three ways: The first one is to upload the free Athos Map 2012 via MapSource, BaseCamp or any freeware to a Garmin device. Second, the map is available for mobile phones that uses the Android operating system. Last the map and it's source files can be downloaded in common data formats such as Google Earth's *.kml, ESRI's shapefile *.shp, or OpenStreetMap's *.osm to use the data for further applications.

Hiking Distances Chart
A traditional chart available from showing approximate hiking times between monasteries

Known and Unknown Trips in the Greek Mountains (Γνωστές και Άγνωστες Διαδρομές στα Ελληνικά Βουνά)
This Greek language site maintained by Sotiris Malasiotis offers downloadable GPS tracks for many areas of Greece, including a number of paths on the Holy Mountain.

Hellaspath: Mountain Paths for GPS in the Greek Mountains (Αρχείο ορεινών διαδρομών για GPS στα Ελληνικά βουνά)
This primarily Greek site is a collaborative and voluntary effort to exchange information and gps data for mountain trails in Greece. The "Friends from abroad" section ("English" tab on the left sidebar) provides a platform for sharing information in English or other languages. An extensive links page provides links to: Articles and Information about GPS, GPS & Cartography - Theoretical Information, Tools, Greek Applications, Orienteering, Programs for Uploading and Downloading Data on GPS, Digital Map Software (Raster), Vector Map Software, and more.

Demographic Mapping for Mt. Athos,
This Danish online resource for mapping demographic information, City Population, maps and publishes statistics for Mount Athos on population, density of settlement, and documentation of changing demographics. Data derived from recent censuses are provided by the General Secretariat of National Statistical Service of Greece.