rock climbing on kalymnos, greece
now over 530 rock climbing routes
Kalymnos, Greece offers rock climbing and bath, a beautiful nature, good food and a relaxing holiday.
This small rock climbing island, placed just outside the Turkish cost line, offers rock climbing and bouldering during the whole year.
Rock climbing on Kalymnos - a rock climbing, top climbing, superb sport climbing holiday!
Some times you wonder why life has to include
work and you which that it was possible to stay and do some more rockclimbing.
Kalymnos could easy give you that feeling since it is a paradise; good rock
climbing, nice people, excellent food, beautiful nature and those picturesque
beaches that you see in the tourist brochures.
This small island, placed just outside the Turkish cost line, offers rock climbing during the whole year, though summer is very hot and if you go during the winter the weather is a little bit unpredictable. April and May is considered to be the best time for rock climbing/bouldering and if you could stand with some rainy days the end of February and March gives better friction.
The potential for new routes and new areas is enormous, our guess is that less than 10% is explored, even though, Kalymnos is already offer enough rock climbing for a month and each year new routes and new areas is explored.
Kalymnos is a tourist island, with apartments, hotels, restaurants and bars. Still it is possible to find these small beaches where the limestone rock climbing (and bouldering) is placed just by the green water, and when you find them you can have it for yourself!
Kalymnos is together with Corsica the two places that we warmly recommend if you are searching for rock climbing but also beautiful nature, good food and a relaxing holiday.
Except for the two crags Palace and Baby House the crags are reached on step tracks and can't be recommended for families with small children.
Take a flight direct from Athen to Kalymnos or a flight to Kos. From the Airport of Kos you take the bus or a cab to Mastihari and then the Ferry over to Kalymnos. From Pothia, the port of Kalymnos, you could take the bus that leaves regularly to any of the tourist villages near the climbing areas, Myrties, Massouri, Armeos or Arginonda. In Pothia you can also find rental companies if you want a car, bike or bicycle.
Take a look at a similar spot, in Turkey.