The Astraka Refuge is located at an altitude of 1950m in Radovoli place, particularly in the neck formed between the peaks of Astraka and Lapatos. The refuge belongs to the Hellenic Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing ( H.F.M.C ). The refuge/mountain hut was constructed in 1966 on the initiative of the Apline Club of Ioannina and Mountaineering Group of Papigo. In 2004 it was renovated and expanded to its current form. Recently with the contribution of a European financial program solar panels where installed and wind turbines will follow and they will account a 13KW renewable and green power.The hut can accommodate 51 people in total during the summer months in rooms with bunk beds. The shelter provides beds, pillows and blankets. Guests must have with them a pair of sheets or a liner or a lightweight sleeping bag. The refuge/mountain hut is fully equipt with a kitchen and restaurant,The hut is open daily from May to October each year. During the winter months it remains closed and opens for groups under an arrangement with the administrator. The Astraka refuge website in English and Greek.