Kalymnos Vathy

Vathy is a pleasant and pictueresque port on the east side of alymnos. It is best know for its Deep Water Soloing crag, but there are also some long sea traverses and a couple of bolted cliffs. When it is hot and the water is warm, it is a great place to spend a rest day.

Greece - Kalymnos
Rock Type
Number of routes
Range of Routes
5c - 7b
The DWS crag gets the sun after 10am, although the back of the cave stays in the shade much longer
Climbing Area

Sport and bolted routes

Topo Ref Route Sport Grade Length Quality Description Tick

DEEP WATER SOLO. The obvious dome shaped crag about 1km east of Vathy on the north side of the fjord

1 Route 1 5c+ 10m ***

Start from the LHS of the cave and traverse in 1 metre under the crag to reach big jugs that lead to the top.

2 Route 2 7b 25m

The traverse of the cave. A way to keep dry for the other routes if you are good enough

3 Route 3 12m

The central weakness in the roof. 8b?

4 Route 4 7b 12m

Climb up to the big sharp jug on the lip and panic or continue up as appropriate

5 Route 5 6a 12m

Climb steeply on big holds on the right hand side of the cave

6 Route 6 6a 12m

Just to the right of Route 5

Crags in Kalymnos