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. The sun hits the left hand side after about 13.00, A little later for each of the other sectors.

Greece - Kalymnos
Rock Type
Number of routes
South West
Climbing Area

Sport and bolted routes

Topo Ref Route Sport Grade Length Quality Description Tick


A01 Hour of ghosts 6a 25m **
A02 Exotic Ambeli 6a 25m ***

A pocketed slab

A03 Route 66 6a+ 25m ***
A04 Pirates of Kalymnos 6b+ 25m ***

A steep bulge and then a sustained wall

A05 N7 7a 26m ***

steep pocketed wall climbing.

A06 Haunted castle 7a+ 26m *

the crux top wall is sharp!

A07 Le type de la taverne 6c 20m *

To the first lower off

A08 le type de la taverne extension 7a 35m *

The extension is harder

A09 Le myth de la Caverne 6c+ 30m **

A nice route that climbs the shallow arete to the small caves, and then makes a tricky sequence over this followed by a steep wall with good holds

A10 Resista 6c 35m ***

An excellent climb up the orange coloured wall on large holds. Easier than it looks

A11 Globus 6c+ 35m ***

The steep pocketed wall

A12 Joy in the garden 6a+ 25m ***

just right of the corner

A13 Absent friends 6a 25m ***
A14 Seaside 5c 25m ***

A pleasant slab with good holds

A15 Weissmatten 5c ***

Another pleasant slab on good holds

A16 5 Ans Apres 5c 25m **

Yet another pleasant slab on good holds


SECTOR B Main Wall

B01 Talon 6a 15m *

A diagonally right climbing route, with delicate slab moves on the broccoli.

B02 Achilles 5c+ 15m *

Easy on large gouttes for the first half, then more delicate Broccoli climbing

B03 Achilles Extension 7a+ 35m ***

A worthwhile extension with one long hard move that is hard to read around the lip. Steep leading to it, and slabby afterwards. Rope drag can be a problem so extend the slings under the roof.

B04 Durgol 7b 35m ***
B05 Sisyphus Junior 7a+ 25m ***
B06 Sisyphus Junior extension 7b 30m **
B07 Ghost rider 7b+ 40m ***
B08 Totenhansel 6c+ 25m ***

As for Ghost rider, but branch off right up the stalactites

B09 Remember Wadi Rum 6c 25m ***

The big tufas. But how to climb them?

B10 Dafni 6c+ 30m ***

The right hand side of the Wadi Rum tufas

B11 Dafni extension 8c

open project. 8c?

B12 Fantasma 7b+ 30m ***
B13 Elia 7b 30m **
B14 Thimari 7a 30m ***

an excellent tufa climb, technical at the bottom, juggy and strenuous at the top

B15 Ioli 7a 30m ***
B16 Axium 6c+ 30m ***
B17 Delta 6a+ 25m **
B18 Kalyminette 6c 40m **


C01 Tchao Regina 6b 36m **

Starts up to the left of the slab, just to the right of Kalyminetta

C03 Caisimir 5a 20m *

The most left hand route of the slab

C04 Myrthe 6a 20m **
C05 Parasitos 6a+ 18m ***

slightly shorter than the other routes on the slab, but still excellent

C06 Zyklop 6a+ 25m ***
C07 Persephone 6b 28m ***
C08 Lothar 6b+ 25m ***
C09 Serena 6b+ 25m ***

The pocketed overhanging tufa on the right side of the slab

C10 2046 6c+ 20m ***

steep wall ionthe right hand side of the slab



D01 Tahar ta Gueule 7a 35m **
D02 Hara Kiri 6c+ 40m **
D03 7 à c 6c+ 35m **
D04 A.C. d'essais 6c 35m
D05 Pourquoi paniquer? 6c+ 40m ***
D06 L'ange et le bac 6c 40m **
D07 Zyva 6b 40m ***
D08 Oh my gosh! 6a+ 37m ***
D09 Sacray's price 6a 32m **
D10 Witch 6a+ 33m *

The right hand side of the slab

Crags in Kalymnos