Climb Mount Samitos from Agios Titos
The route at a glance
Route suitable for: Hiking.
Hiking on: tracks and paths created by goats (unclear in some places).
Degree of difficulty: Easy + (for experienced hikers).
Start: Church of Agios Titos, a little higher west of Amari, at the northern foot of Mount Samitos.
End: Top of Samitos, where the small stone church of Analypsis (Ascension of the Lord) is built.
Special features: Lack of formal paths and presence of grids between the pastures. Rough terrain.
Marking: Non-existent along the entire length of the route
Drinking water point on the route: No spring on the route
Realization: Any time of the year.
Spring – Summer – Autumn: Hiking or Trekking shoes, long trousers (due to the presence of dense clumps of woody bushes), walking stick, hat, sunglasses, water (1½ liter water bottle).
Winter: Winter hiking shoes, gaiters, (for possible snowfall in January – February), winter clothing, raincoat, walking stick, water (1½ liter water bottle).
The route in numbers
Route length: 3,3 km
Duration: 1h20′ – 1h30′
Minimum altitude: 558m
Highest altitude: 1013m
Total altitude gain / loss: +484m / -35m,
Average gradient: +13.5%
Slope: Maximum +45,2 % / -19,7 %. Average +15,4% / -7,5%