Hello! Climb Kalymnos is a daily resource keeping climbers up-to-date on a wide range of Kalymnos-specific topics. Regularly updated features include an interactive route database, information about the island and the Kalymnos guidebook, the latest climbing news and a photo gallery. Our vision is to inform, inspire, and interact with climbers everywhere to make Kalymnos an even better climbing destination.
Published by Admin, May 13th, 2013 in Kalymnos news
On occasion you may have noticed a ‘spinner‘ when you climb – in other words, a loose hanger. This happens when the nut attaching the hanger to the bolt comes loose. Nuts come loose as a result of time, ascents and leader falls, not bad bolts, and they can usually be tightened on the spot. But since most climbers don’t routinely pack a wrench with their gear, the idea for a quick fix came up: Why not place a kit for tightening bolts at certain busy crags and see how it works? Six boxes with bolt tightening kits will therefore be placed at six of the most popular crags …read more »
Published by Admin, April 17th, 2013 in Kalymnos news
Saint Photis, a crag next to a quaint whitewashed chapel by the same name, was originally equipped by the Remy Brothers in 2002. The setting of both crag and chapel is beautiful and peaceful, on a secluded balcony overlooking the sea in the area of Kandouni beach. The crag features two distinct sections: Chapel Wall, just to the right of the chapel, and Upper Cave and Upper Wall in the background, above and to the right. Sector Saint Photis is often energized by a cool sea breeze, and after climbing you can relax in the chapel’s …read more »
Published by Admin, March 26th, 2013 in Kalymnos news
The Kalymnos new route updates a lot of you have been asking about are now online. You can download the list here or click on the Alex Megos icon on the right. Crags are in alphabetical order, and for new crags (not in the 2010 guidebook) some general info (approach etc.) is included. As new routing continues, the updated list now includes more than 550 routes (which means the total number on Kalymnos is close to 2250). As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions. Enjoy the beautiful climbing weather in Kalymnos and stay safe!
Published by Admin, February 2nd, 2013 in Kalymnos news
Hi everybody! The North Face has started preparing this year’s Kalymnos Climbing Festival with official dates 10-13 October 2013. According to the North Face team in charge of the Kalymnos Climbing Festival, this year’s event will build upon last year’s success with a similar format: a PROject competition in a brand new climbing crag, an OPEN and BIG marathon that cater to the whole climbing community, a Story Teller’s Night and beach parties. With perfect climbing temperatures, the Festival will ensure …read more »