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.

Greece - Kalymnos
Rock Type
Number of routes
Range of Routes
4b - 9a
South West
Stays in the shade until about 4pm
Climbing Area

Sport and bolted routes

Topo Ref Route Sport Grade Length Quality Description Tick
01 Bonnie 5c 17m *

The most left hand route

02 Clyde 6b 20m *

Same start as Bonnie but move right

03 Mythos 6b+ 35m ***

An excellent long steep and technical broccolli climb

07 Kulturistika 7b 18m ***

A steep tufa. A hard move to get established onto it

07a Ya Agori Mu 7a+ 18m **

Start just to the left of Elies and climb direct. Sustained and hardest in the middle

08 Elies 7a+ 18m **

Pumpy tufa

09 Feta 6c 18m ***

A tricky wall to reach the large tufa, then, well, tufa climbing

10 Moon bridge 7c+ 18m **
11 Island in the sun 7a+ 20m ***
12 Island in the sun ext 7b 25m *
13 Lucky strike 7b 20m ***
14 Las Gallinas que entran por las ... 8a 20m **
15 Morfeas 6b+ 12m **

The short tufa

19 Island Highway 6c+ 22m **

A tricky start to get established on the slab, the a pumpy finish on large rounded holds

47 Odisseo 6a+ 20m **
48 Mon amour 6a 28m **

A hard start (6c?) followed by pleasant arete climbing. On the left or the right? For you to decide.

49 Nausica Nausica 6a+ 28m **

A delicate slab route. Feels a lot harder than it is

50 Fouska 7a 12m **

start from the back of the cave with difficulty and continue to a hard move to the chain

51 Gaia 8b 20m ***
52 Polifemo 7c ***
53 Alfredo Alfredo 7b+ 20m ***
54 Why not 6b+ 15m **

Climb on the left of the clips

56 Argo 4c 15m **

An easy slab

59 Argo Navis 6a 25m **

Extension to Argo, overhanging on good holds

64 Haryvdi 6a+ 20m *

Pollished and steep and hard at the start, then more pleasant

66 Mermizeli 6b+ 15m **

Steep with good holds, and awkward exit

69 Lotophagos 5c+ **

A nice friendly wall

73 Ulisse Coperta di Sale 7a 20m **

A hard start, then an even harder crux move past a hard to clip bolt

76 Dionysos 7a 22m ***

A steep line with a hard move to finish

80 Circe 6b 19m **

hard for 6b

81 Femio 6a+ 19m **

Large, shiny holds

82 Laertes 5c+ 18m ***
83 Nessuno 5c 18m **
89 The Pulpit 5a 12m *

two hard moves at the start

Crags in Kalymnos