Outdoor recreation

Climber dies on Mount Olympus

Rescue workers recovered the body of a man aged around 50 on the slopes of Mount Olympus on Saturday.

The death of the man, who had been climbing the mountain with members of a mountaineering group from Halkidiki, appears to have been related to an existing condition though a coroner was to determine the precise cause of death.

Flash flood in Corsica Canyon Kills Four Including Girl Aged 7

Four people including a seven-year-old girl were killed on Wednesday after being swept away by a flash flood in a canyon on the French island of Corsica.

The dead included a father and his young daughter as well as their guide, local prosecutor Eric Bouillard said. One of those killed was yet to be identified.

Renewal of the Search for Bulgarian Mountaineer Boyan Petrov

Today the search for the mountain climber Boyan Petrov, who has been missing for a few days, is expected to resume, reports BTV. He disappeared during an expedition to climb Mount Shisha Pangma in the Himalayas on the territory of China.

Our Embassy in Beijing has received information on Petrov's disappearance on May 3rd.

Woman drowns on rafting trip in northern Peloponnese

A 40-year-old woman drowned while rafting on Ladonas River near Kalavryta in the northern Peloponnese, it was reported on Saturday.

According to the ANA-MPA news agency, the incident occurred when the raft she was in with another 10 people capsized and catapulted her into the rushing river.

The 40-year-old died before rescue crews had a chance to help her.

The Mountaineer Boyan Petrov also Climbed Dhaulagiri

Boyan Petrov climbed his 10th peak over eight-thousand meteres in his career as an mountaineer. His relatives announced that the 44-year-old zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History yesterday successfully reached the top and then returned to the base camp of the 7th-highest peak in the world - Dhaulagiri (8172 m).