Kalymnos Local Freezer

A couple of caves with some steep overhanging routes that are always in the shade

Region
Greece - Kalymnos
Rock Type
Limestone
Altitude
250m
Number of routes
20
Range of Routes
6b+ - 8b
Faces
North
Sun
In the shade all day
Climbing Area

Sport and bolted routes

Topo Ref Route Sport Grade Length Quality Description Tick
01 Thermopylae 7b+ 30m
02 Artemesium 7c+ 30m
04 Nostalgia 6b+ 40m

Start by traversing left from the cave to a single bolt belay, then climb to a tree and take the left line of bolts. Steep with big holds that are often greasy.

05 Odontoglyphida 7c 40m
06 Que lo flipas 8a 40m
07 Kerasma 7c 40m
08 Halara 7b+ 35m
09 Team Sogndal Vertical 7c+ 20m
10 No more blood 8b 20m
11 Blood Bath 8a+ 20m
12 Philotimo 7b 20m **

A popular route with a hard start. Can feel soapy

13 Kalymnos Friends 7b+ 20m
14 Super Tonga 8a+ 18m

This and the next 2 routes are in the right hand cave

15 Tonga 7b 15m

A hard finish

16 Tonge 7a+ 15m ***

Short, steep and juggy