34 Walks in East Crete
View at the Ha Gorge.
The walks metioned under this line are changed.
This track is along al the way marked with blue dots.
The route is all the way marked with blue dots.
There are now E4 signs and yellow dots on the route.
The route is now marked with blue dots.
We have extra coördinates because the area was flooded and reorganized.
Schedule additional observations regarding gps plowed land and high water. At 279 waypointnumber the double dot we walk at to the left upwards. Here is a new waypoint. The new point is 506 beyond the double dot we go left uphill on the coordinates N 35 4.194 and E 25 38.939 at 623 meters altitude.
At number 282 you have a choice. Or you walk up with the entrance of the path to the top. The elapsed time is now 1 hour and 15 minutes. Or you walk uphill to number 283 the to the small church on the edge. Elapsed time. 1 hour and 30 minutes.
If you are back down again. Or you choose to stay down you continue to point 284. Now we walk to the large wild Cypressetree. Here you turn right the olive grove in. Here is a new waypoint. At waypoint number 507 you leave here the olive grove and go into the valley. The coordinates are N 35 4.175 and E 38.671 25 at an altitude of 692 meters.
10 Avgo gorge. The route is now marked with blue and yellow dots.
This route is temporarily partially blocked. About one kilometer before waypoint GPS005 there are beehives. This road is only passable with a closed Jeep 4 x 4. Danger. Bees. On the link below, we offer you an alternative walking tour.
The Omalos plateau near Kato Simi
Partly new yellow dots and E4 signs.
Near the village Tapas are extra coordinates.
These codes are important because we do not have existing trails.
E4 signs are being placed.
This route is gemarked with blue dots.
New blue dots at the ruin. See picture.
The overgrown area we will now avoid. The wooden bridge has been removed because of rotten wood. This walk I have walked again. Waypoint 291 is at the overgrown ruin. Here is the wooden bridge removed. Via stones we cross the little river. The exit out of the gorge is completely overgrown with blackberries and other shrubs.
Waypoint 292. Here we have a new path created and marked. The exit is now plain to see. Left in the roadside you see blue dots. Follow the dots to the country road on top. Waypoint 292 exit after the wall left has expired. Waypoint up 293 blackberries has expired. The coordinates are now replaced by a new waypoint 508 to exit after wall on the left side.
GPS 508 N 35° 10.747' and E 25° 59.257' on 194 meters altitude. At the waypoint 301 is a very narrow climbing path. This is on the upper terrace with only one olive tree on it. At the beginning of this path we made also blue dots. Follow the dots to top and find the country road.
New extra waypoint.
And a new blue dot after the ruin, to exit the gorge. On this wall of stones. See picture top left.
New walk. Beaches and the city center of Ierapetra
Picture is link to Ierapetra.
Rolf in action.