Gerakios at sunset

List of Crags

Country: Austria
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
Austria - Niederösterreich Adlitzgräben

Adlitzgräben is a real craggers crag, near to the old wealthy resort of Semmering.

Limestone 1000m 200 5 - 9a South Austria - Niederösterreich
Austria - Niederösterreich Hohe Wand

Hohe Wand is an extensive sub-alpine climbing area just an hours drive from Vienna.

Limestone 1000m 100 South East Austria - Niederösterreich
Country: England
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
England - Peak District Stanage - The best 50 routes

England's most popular, and arguably, best crag. If nothing else, for the sheer variety, number, quality and enjoyment of the routes.

Gritstone 300m 1000 VD - E7 South West England - Peak District
England - South West Ladye Bay

A pleasant bouldering crag in Clevedon. There are a couple of good buttresses, many isolated problems, and even some trad and bolted routes. The attraction however is the bouldering.

Sandstone 0m 30 4 - 7c North West England - South West
Country: France
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
France - Alpes Maritimes Aiglun - Paroi du Giet

Aiglun is a beautiful village in the East of Provence next to an impressive gorge.

Limestone 800m 50 6a - 8b South France - Alpes Maritimes
France - Alpes Maritimes Bonson

Bonson is a nice village in the south of France, about 45min from Nice. The crag is located at the top of the small hill around the corner (can't see it from the village).

Limestone 800m 20 West France - Alpes Maritimes
France - Alpes Maritimes La Colle sur Loup

La Colle sur Loup is nice local village in the south of France which has a very long climbing area with lots of different routes. The routes are quite short (10-20m) and well bolted.

Limestone 30m 96 4 to 7a South West France - Alpes Maritimes
France - Alpes Maritimes Peillon - Baus Roux

A pleasant crag a few kilometres North of La Turbie. The crag has many gouttes and incut holds, and although polished there are lots of excellent mid grade routes.

Limestone 550m 30 5b to 8a+ South East France - Alpes Maritimes
France - Doubs Baume les Dames - Quint

A large, important crag with many routes, especially in the harder grades.

Limestone 300m 100 South France - Doubs
France - Doubs Baume les Dames - Sous Buen

Sous Buen is a pleasant crag in a beautiful location overlooking the Doubs. It has single pitch routes in all grades from 3 to 8, up to 30m in length, many with the name written at the bottom.

Limestone 300m 100 East France - Doubs
France - Languedoc-Roussillon Claret

Claret is a small, pretty village 20km North of Montpellier.

Limestone 200m 300 5b - 8c South France - Languedoc-Roussillon
France - Vercors Vercors - Tina Dalle

Tina Dalle is an easily accessible, single pitch, sport climbing crag near the approach path that leads to the "grandes voies" of Présles. It has some excellent routes.

Limestone 800m 50 5b - 8c South France - Vercors
France - Vosges Vosges - Gueberschwihr

Gueberschwihr is a beautiful little village in the middle of the vineyards on the edge of the Vosges.

Sandstone 400m 100 3 - 8c East France - Vosges
France - Vosges Vosges - Lac Blanc, Rocher Hans

An interesting granite crag in a beautiful location with multi pitch routes up to 70m in length.

Granite 1100m 20 5a - 7c South West France - Vosges
Country: Germany
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
Germany - Rheinland Pfalz Teufelstisch

A unique rock formation. Only a few routes on it, but well worth the visit. Wear your smartest gear, it is a popular tourist attraction

Sandstone 200m 4 All Germany - Rheinland Pfalz
Germany - Schlüchttal Schlüchttal Falkenstein

Falkenstein is geologically interesting, with the large cliff split into three distinct sections. The lower tier has a few routes, but are mostly of value as the access to the other two.

Granite 500m 50 South Germany - Schlüchttal
Germany - Schlüchttal Schlüchttal Schwedenfels

An excellent sport climbing crag with about 40 routes up to 40m in length. Grades between 5a and 8b.

Granite 300m 30 5a to 8b South Germany - Schlüchttal
Germany - Schlüchttal Schlüchttal Tannholzwand

Tannholzwand is a wonderful wall, one of the main attractions of Schlüchttal, with routes that go up to 60m in length.

Granite 400m 80 4 to 7b South West Germany - Schlüchttal
Country: Greece
Region Crag Overview Rock Type Altitude Number of routes Range of Routes Faces Name
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Arginonta

The bright red walls of Arginonta contain many outstanding climbs that are spoilt only by the popularity of the crag.

Limestone 50m 70 4c - 7c South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Arginonta skyline

With fantastic views over Arginonta bay, a sense of loneliness, and some quality rock and routes to match, the Arginonta skyline is well worth the longer walk.

Limestone 300m 80 South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Arginonta Valley

Arginonta valley is a set of 3 cliffs just a few miinutes walk from the parking in Arginonta village With it's well bolted, mid grade routes, on good rock, that are in the shade when most crags are

Limestone 100m 60 5b - 7a+ East Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Arhi

Arhi is an excellent and popular crag, and has a bit of everything.

Limestone 150m 50 5a to 9a South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Atlantis

Atlantis and Utopia are a set of recently developed crags (2017 / 2018) up and to the right of Ghost Kitchen. The Atlantis sector offers excellent middle grade slab climbing on gouttes d'eau, and t

Limestone 50 5c - 8c South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Balcony Helvetia

Excellent tufa climbing in the caves above Arhi. The rock is sometimes sharp and crumbly, although with traffic this has improved a lot.

Limestone 200m 20 6a - 7c Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Beach

Solid climbing on rough rock with good holds in a beautiful location. Shade after midday

Limestone 0m 25 5a - 7c North East Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Belgian Chocolates

Excellent wall climbing on good pockets and gouttes d'eau. Some of the routes are 2 or more pitches, the 2nd pitches of which are excellent.

Limestone 0m 50 Mostly 5c to 6c South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Big Shadow

A big crag with a mountain feel about it and lots of potential for more routes up the orange walls.

Limestone 400m 20 North Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Cave

Cave is so called because of, you guessed it, a cave. Not the cave on the crag, but the cave under the crag which is accessed via an iron gate and a ladder and is well worth exploring, it is huge.

Limestone 150m 40 5a - 7c South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos E.T.

E.T. is so called because of it's resemblance to the alien in the Spielberg film.

Limestone 400m 30 6a - 8b North East Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Galatiani

A quiet cliff with three distinct sectors. Reservoir Dogs is the nearest to the road and has a handful of long wall climbs on rough rock.

Limestone 300m 40 6a - 8b South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Gerakios Left

Gerakios Left has two cliffs, Rainbow Wall and the Upper Cave. Both are excellent, with routes mostly in the 7s and 8s, although there are a few easier ones.

Limestone 300m 30 6a - 8a South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Gerakios Right

Gerakios has two distinct sectors. The left hand side containing the more difficult routes on Rainbow Wall and the Upper Cave, and the right hand side including Main Wall and Trois Ilots.

Limestone 300m 50 5c to 6c South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Ghost Kitchen

An excellent and popular crag with a wide variety of routes, from pleasant slabs to incredible tufas on a gently overhanging wall. There are 4 sectors.

Limestone 100m 30 South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Grande Grotta

Big roofs ! The showpiece of Kalymnos is understandably very popular, and queueing for routes is not uncommon.

Limestone 200m 50 7a-8b South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Great Canyon

A small goat's cave up the gorge from Sea Breeze, Great Canyon has a few slabs and some steeper cave routes that stay in the shade most of the day

Limestone 100m 20 6b - 7b South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Heroes

A nice crag high up above Emporios Bay with wonderful views and some excellent short routes

Limestone 400m 30 6a - 7c South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Iannis

Iannis is a the large stalactite cave at the left hand end of Poets, flanked by steep orange walls containing many steep classic tufa lines.

Limestone 100m 30 West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Iliada

Iliada is overshadowed by Odyssey, but perhaps should not be. It is less polished, has some excellent routes, and for a few minutes extra walk is a lot less crowded.

Limestone 200m 50 West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Je t'aime

Situated just off the Arginonta, Vathy road just after the col, Je t'aime has a varied selection of routes, from hard overhanging walls to easy slabs.

Limestone 300m 30 4c - 8a South East Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Jurassic Park

A scenic walk to an excellent crag that is usually far from the madding crowds.

Limestone 300m 30 6b - 8b+ South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Kalydna

Big steep orange walls with technical climbing on pockets and crimps. Excellent. Gets the sun after about 14.00, although the right hand parts can be climbed until 16.00

Limestone 100m 50 West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Kastri

Kastri is an archeological site, which is interesting to visit in its own right. The climbing is in 3 sectors. The left hand sector, Kreissaal, is mostly slabs.

Limestone 100m 50 South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Local Freezer

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

Limestone 250m 20 6b+ - 8b North Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Milianos Cave

Milianos cave is the prominent small cave visible from the large bend in the road as you descend from Arginonta Pass to Vathy. The climbing is on the walls left of the cave.

Limestone 400m 50 5a - 7b Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Nikoleta

The two large caves just up the road from Summertime have some good and very steep routes. Easy access and shade in the afternoon.

Limestone 100m 10 7b+ to 8a+ North East Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos North Cape

Pleasant climbing, mainly on slabs and steep walls with a couple of caves to test the ambitious climber. Bolting is good and the holds often sharp.

Limestone 100m 60 5b - 8b South Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Noufaro

A big crag with 7 distinct sectors (referenced A to G here). A bit of everything from steep tufa climbs to easy pocketed slabs. Excellent throughout.

Limestone 200m 50 South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Odyssey

Routes for everyone here.From 4b to 9a. Gets the sun after about 2pm on the left hand side, later on the right hand side and in the caves. Getting very pollished.

Limestone 200m 50 4b - 9a South West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Olympic Wall

Steep slabs and walls, on the big cra above Odyssey. Rough rock with lots of big tufas and pockets that give excellent climbing. Gets the sun after about 1.30pm

Limestone 400m 40 North West Greece - Kalymnos
Greece - Kalymnos Kalymnos Palionisos

At the north end of the island is a remote, beautiful bay and beach with a few houses and bars. This is Palionisos.

Limestone 200m 60 5c - 7a South Greece - Kalymnos