List of Crags
|Region||Crag||Overview||Rock Type||Altitude||Number of routes||Range of Routes||Faces||Name|
|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|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Panorama||
An excellent and popular crag with tufa climbing on quality rock that is as good as it gets. The tufas can sometimes be greasy on humid windless days.
|Limestone||200m||50||6b - 8c||South West||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Pezonda||
A relatively remote crag reached from the top of the Arginonta pass with late afternoon shade. It has several sectors with varying quality of rock, from poor to excellent.
|Limestone||250m||50||5b - 8b||East||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Poets||
The nearest climbing to Masouri, and thus very popular. Lots of excellent routes on superb rock in all grades.
|Limestone||100m||100||West||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Prophitis Andreas||
High up on the skyline above Skalia, Prophitis Andreas offers beautiful views and lovely climbing on slabs and walls. The rock is mostly good and the routes are long and well equipped.
|Limestone||500m||40||South West||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Red Wall||
A conspicuous crag just a kilometre from Palionisos Bay, the Red Wall has some excellent steep and technical fingery routes on generally good rock.
|Limestone||50m||25||6a to 7a+||South||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Saint Photis||
A beautiful walk to a beautiful crag next to the quaint chapel of Saint Photis.
|Limestone||100m||50||5c - 8b||West||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Sea Breeze||
An excellent crag for beginners and middle grade climbers with easy access and lovely views over Arginonta bay. The routes are mostly slabs and walls, and many require an 80m rope.
|Limestone||100m||100||5a - 6c||South||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Secret Garden||
Being one of the few crags that gets the shade all day has meant that the once "Secret" Garden has become a "very well known and popular" garden.
|Limestone||200m||50||North||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Sikati Cave||
An incredible geological feature on the north side of the island. Sikati Cave is a huge hole in the ground 100m tall and 100m wide situated above a beautiful beach.
|Limestone||200m||30||7a - 8c||North||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Spartacus||
A popular crag, with some excellent long and hard routes. Spartacus is a large cave that does not get the sun until late in the day, hence the popularity.
|Limestone||300m||50||North West||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Spartan Wall and Afternoon||
The crags left of Grande Grotta are perfect for climbing in the Afternoon, they do not get the sun until about 4pm.
|Limestone||250m||30||4c - 8c||East||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Stankill and Ivory Tower||
The two sectors Stankill and Ivory Tower are probably the quietest in the Poets / Grande Grotta area, the slightly longer walk thinning the crowds a bit.
|Limestone||200m||50||5a - 8a||South West||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Styx||
Sheltered and south facing, the main part of Styx is a sun trap and thus a good crag for the winter months.
|Limestone||200m||40||6a - 7b||South||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Summertime||
One of the few sectors at Kalymnos that gets the shade in the afternoon, so popular with those that stay in bed late.
|Limestone||200m||50||East||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||Kalymnos Symplegades||
A pleasant location high above the southern end of Masouri with climbing in a sort of gorge that has always a sunny and shady side.
|Limestone||400m||50||5b - 7a||All||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Kalymnos||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.
|Limestone||12m||20||5c - 7b||All||Greece - Kalymnos|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Berlin Wall||
Lots of mid grade walls, with a couple of steeper climbs. Mostly on good rough rock. Gets the sun until about 2pm. The routes have the name written at the bottom.
|Limestone||300m||20||South East||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Cave of Panagia||
The slabs and tufas of Panagia offer a variety of climbing. Easy climbing on the slabs, mid grade walls to the left and steep tufas above the ledge.
|Limestone||100m||20||South||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio FRYDI||
A small slab of excellent rock, with a few mid grade routes on it. Gets the sun in the morning, and the shade in the afternoon. Route names written at the bottom of the climbs.
|Limestone||200m||10||South East||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Grand Cuckoo||
A beautiful wall of grey limestone, with a handful of excellent mid grade routes. The rock is very solid, and the protection very good. Not much shade from the sun on hot days.
|Limestone||200m||15||South||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Hada||
An excellent overhanging crag protected by big roofs in a large gorge. The steep scramble to the bottom of the routes (not suitable for small children) give the climbs that extra bit of exposure.
|Limestone||200m||30||North East||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Hot Rock||
A popular spot due to the many mid grade slab and wall climbs. It has beautiful views over the surrounding area, solid rock and is well bolted.
|Limestone||300m||20||South||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio La maison des chèvres||
Mostly steep and hard, this big cave does have an interesting shelter for the goats, and some easier routes on the flanks. However, it is the hard routes that attract, and they are excellent.
|Limestone||500m||20||South||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Mad & Yellow walls||
A bit of a sun trap with excellent well bolted lines on very good grey limestone. Mad Wall is slabby, Yellow Wall a bit steeper. Most of the routes have the names written at the bottom.
|Limestone||200m||30||South||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Mars||
A tufa ridden crag of beautiful red limestone, Mars is a paradise for those who like strenuous stalactites and walls.
|Limestone||200m||South East||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Nifada||
Developed in 2015 by Austrian climbers Angela Eiter and Bernie Ruech, Nifada is a steep tufa ridden crag on the road between Elona and Kosmas, a few kilometres away from the main Leonidio sites.
|Limestone||800m||15||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio St. Nicholas||
Located just above the monastery of St. Nicholas, are some very impressive cliffs, that reach a height of over 100m.
|Limestone||500m||30||All||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Leonidio||Leonidio Twin caves||
A crag of two halves. On the left hand side mid grade slabs and cracks, full on in the sun.
|Limestone||South||Greece - Leonidio|
|Greece - Telendos||Telendos Eros||
A lovely cliff with two distinct climbing styles. The left hand side is steep, smooth and overhanging.
|Limestone||300m||25||6a - 8a||North East||Greece - Telendos|
|Greece - Telendos||Telendos Irox||
A popular crag right next to where the ferry that takes you to the climbing stops on Telendos. It has routes of all grades from, pleasant slabs to overhanging test pieces.
|Limestone||50m||40||5a - 8c||North East||Greece - Telendos|
|Greece - Telendos||Telendos Lambda||
Long, sustained, single pitch wall climbs mostly with excellent holds in a beautiful location. An 80m rope is pretty much essential and even then tie a knot in the end.
|Limestone||100m||30||South West||Greece - Telendos|
|Greece - Telendos||Telendos Miltiadis||
A very pleasant crag with a variety of routes on rough rock, mostly in the easier grades, but also with a few excellent harder routes.
|Limestone||100m||30||5a - 7a||North East||Greece - Telendos|
|Greece - Telendos||Telendos Pescatore||
Mainly wall climbing varying from pleasant slabs to overhanging tufas. Excellent routes on solid, sometimes sharp rock up to 30m in height.
|Limestone||50m||40||North West||Greece - Telendos|
|Region||Crag||Overview||Rock Type||Altitude||Number of routes||Range of Routes||Faces||Name|
|Italy - Liguria||Frantoio||
A nice quiet crag up in the hills with a lovely approach through a near deserted village. The cliff has a nice selection of quality routes on compact rock.
|Limestone||700m||20||6a - 8a||South||Italy - Liguria|
|Italy - Liguria||Guggenheim||
Guggenheim consists of three small but worthwhile overhanging crags. The climbing is generally steep, on good holds and well bolted.
|Limestone||300m||30||6b - 7c||North East||Italy - Liguria|
|Italy - Liguria||Reunion||
A small but excellent crag for routes in the 6b to 7a range. The climbs are gently overhanging, with good holds and well bolted.
|Limestone||250m||30||6b - 7a||North East||Italy - Liguria|
|Italy - Sardinia||Baunei - Cala Goloritze||
A very special needle, and a very special location. Aguglia Goloritze rises 200m above the emerald green Mediterranean sea.
|Limestone||150m||20||All||Italy - Sardinia|
|Italy - Sardinia||Baunei - Punta Giradili||
The impressive 400m cliff south of Punta Giradili and east of the small town of Baunei is one of the best big walls in Sardinia, if not the whole of Italy.
|Limestone||400m||10||7a - 8a||South West||Italy - Sardinia|
|Italy - Sardinia||Jerzu - Il Castello||
Technical wall climbing requiring strong fingers
|Limestone||100||5c - 7b||South West||Italy - Sardinia|
|Italy - Sardinia||Jerzu - l'Isola del Tesoro||
Excellent, often difficult climbing on steep slabs and walls. L'Isola de Tesoro is set in a beautiful location with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.
|Limestone||800m||60||5c - 7c||West||Italy - Sardinia|
|Italy - Sardinia||Jerzu - Palazzo d'Inverno||
Steep climbing on small holds
|Limestone||750m||100||6a - 8a||South East||Italy - Sardinia|