Rock climbing in Kalymnos, Greece

New Sectors

Two new sport crags in Leros, the island just north of Kalymnos

February 20th, 2015

    Leros is a quiet, quaint island just north of Kalymnos. At their nearest point, the two islands are just 2km apart. Less populated […]

Prophitis Andreas, a major new crag on Kalymnos

June 20th, 2014

One of the latest additions to Kalymnos climbing, sector Prophitis Andreas has everything it takes to become one of the major climbing crags of Kalymnos. […]

Kalymnos ‘Bolting Event’ and list of new & rebolted routes

December 16th, 2013

There was plenty of drilling activity on Kalymnos this fall. The Bolting Event announced a year ago brought several equippers to the island in late […]

New routes at sector Summertime

July 22nd, 2013

The few climbers visiting Kalymnos this month have been very lucky. With climbing conditions unprecedented for this time of year, during the first three weeks […]

Saint Photis, a sector ‘reborn’ in Kalymnos

April 17th, 2013

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 […]

Psili Riza, a new climbing sector in Kalymnos

October 12th, 2012

Updated Oct 15th | Sector Psili Riza, also unofficially known as ‘The North Face (TNF) Crag’, was bolted specifically for -and unveiled during- the 2012 […]

Secret Garden, a new climbing sector in Kalymnos

October 5th, 2012

  Perhaps you’ve heard of Secret Garden – an important recent addition to Kalymnos climbing, already widely considered as one of the major crags on […]

Lambda, a new sector on Telendos

May 31st, 2012

By Urs Odermatt “There are two lights on the Telendos summit.” It’s almost midnight now, and there shouldn’t be any lights on the summit at […]

New routes and sectors by the Remy Brothers in Kalymnos (2012)

April 19th, 2012

Sticking to their yearly routine, the Remy brothers have just left Kalymnos after a month spent equipping new routes. Some are at established sectors such […]

Neil Gresham on climbing, Kalymnos, and his new routes at E.T. Cave

February 25th, 2012

Kalymnos is very lucky to count some great climbers among its loyal friends. Surely one of the most prominent and dedicated is Neil Gresham, the […]

Palionisos Bay, a new climbing sector in Kalymnos

September 15th, 2011

  In our previous post we made special mention to Palionisos and the improvements made there this year. We didn’t mention though that Palionisos also […]

New routes by Mathieu Bouyoud at sector North Cape

June 9th, 2011

Mathieu Bouyoud, the 21-year old climber and college student from Chambéry, France, was in Kalymnos last month. Several of his days were spent at sector […]

New routes on Kalymnos by the Remy Brothers (2011)

May 6th, 2011

  Claude and Yves Remy have made it their habit to spend several days on Kalymnos each year equipping new routes; you have surely climbed […]

St. George, a new climbing sector in Kalymnos

March 10th, 2011

  St. George is a new climbing sector recently ‘discovered’ and equipped on the southeast tip of Kalymnos by Chris Craggs, Colin Brinks and Sherri […]

E.T., a new sector for summer climbing near Vathy, Kalymnos

June 28th, 2010

  E.T. is the latest addition to Kalymnos crags suitable for climbing on hot, sunny afternoons. Sector E.T. is located in the fertile valley of […]

50 new routes on Kalymnos by Claude & Yves Remy

April 11th, 2010

  Over 12 days in March / April 2010, Claude and Yves Remy set up 50 new routes on Kalymnos at 9 different sectors. Route […]

Five New Routes by Neil Gresham

February 18th, 2010

  Neil Gresham, the well-known Black Diamond athlete, opened five new sport routes (7b+ to 8b) during his November 2009 visit to Kalymnos. Neil had […]

57 New Routes by the Remy Brothers and Boris Girardin

February 11th, 2010

  In April 2009 the well-known brothers Claude and Yves Remy, together with their other brother Boris Girardin, showed up for their annual Kalymnos rendez-vous. […]