Lazaros Botelis

Lazaros Botelis successfully completed the Federal School of Mountaineering Instructors  in 1995 and has since taught in various Schools of Mountaineering and Climbing for Beginner and Intermediate Level, schools for Assistant Instructors and Instructors, as well as in Schools of Ski Mountaineering. He coaches the National Youth Team of Sport Climbing. He is an official route setter for Climbing and Mountaineering Ski Competitions. He has taught at IEK schools of Mountain Leaders of OTEK.

As an athlete he won the second and third place in the National Cup of Sport Climbing and the second place in ski mountaineering in the Veterans' category. Lazaros has climbed cliffs in most of Greece, the Alps, Dolomites and high difficulty cliff routes in France, and has made ascents and descents on alpine skis in most Greek mountains.

In 1996 he became a professional mountain guide and a member of the Hellenic Mountain Guides Association. Today he is a freelancer and works as a Mountain Guide in Meteora.