838 f
-3 f
2.6 mi

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near Koutsourás, Kriti (Greece)

Very beautiful gorge with a few cascades. In the middle some olive yards, a chapel and a tap (probably with non potable water). Some waymarking with yellow arrows (uphill) and red dots which are sometimes confusing as there are old and new routes. About 3 hours uphill and 2,5 hours downhill. At the end of the uploaded track, you reach a fence. If you pass it, you can continue to the Afendis Christos church and the surfaced road to Orino by following a track on the western bank. A new ladder was installed on May 27th 2011 while we were waiting to be the first users. For a description in English : http://www.webcrete.com/gorges/butterfly.php and one in French : http://www.chemins-de-crete.fr/article-randonnee-en-crete-n-50-gorge-de-koutsouras-ou-gorge-des-papillons-sud-est-48972511.html. Bus stop just at the starting point of this trail.

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