Mountaineers will find about fifty massive towers of rock and approximately eighty peaks worth climbing amongst the four groups found in the central area of Meteora. The extensive wall of Great Saint-Grosse Heilige(Aghia) facing Kalampaka rises to the greatest height - well over 300 meters.
The tower of "Great Saint -Grosse Heilege"
( Photo: Stefanos Nicologiannis )
Not quite as high are the Alyssos East Face and the north west and north east precipices of the Holly Ghost - Heiliger Geist(Aghion Pnewma), not far from which is the western drop of the Sourloti.
The tower of the "Holly Ghost - Heiliger Geist"
The most important peaks are Ftelias in the northern group.
Kreni Petra-Echofels, The Bishop 's Mitre-Bischoftsmutze, Kastraki Tower-Kastrakiturm, Ypsilotera Rock, Varlaam Tower and Doupiani Rock in the western group.
The "Doupiani Rock"
The Holly Ghost-Heiliger Geist, Caucasian, Meteora Tower-Meteoraturm, Alyssos, Modi, Sourloti, The Great Saints-Grosse Heilige and Pixari in the southern group,
and Kalampaka Tower in the eastern group.
Ypsilotera Rock" on the right and "Devill 's Tower -Teufelsturm"
( Photos : H. L. Stutte )
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