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The main wall of Poets has a particularly fine set of 6c routes on some very sharp holds. The first three routes listed are to the left of the main wall. Guidebook page 32.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Propolis
70m. 1) 5+ 35m. 2) 6a 35m.
 6a
2
Minos
1) 20m. 3+ to the ledge, 2) 30m. 7a!
 
1 Stars
7a
3
Kavafis Top 50
A fine line up the huge and impressive flake. 1) 20m. Easy climbing over broken rocks leads past a single bolt to a belay...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Loose
6a+
4
Poetic Licence
A steep wall below and right of the big groove of Kavafis. A grey slabby rib leads to a crinkly yellow wall and small double...
 
1 Stars
6b+
5
Iris
30m.
 
1 Stars
6b+
6
Saxonia
New pitch left of Mustass.
2 user comments
 6a
7
The Homeric Verses
24m. A line starting in the shallow groove just right of Saxonia. Climb easily up the slab to tufas below a worrying bulge....
 
2 Stars
6b
8
Quando tramonta il sol
A stiff starting move is followed by some fascinating climbing on a wide range of holds; everything from jugs to crimps to...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Reachy
6a+
9
Dryads

4 user comments
 
2 Stars
6b
10
Mustass Top 50
Excellent climbing up the slab and flowstone above. The good holds just keep on coming.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
5c
11
Styx

1 user comment
 
3 Stars
6a
12
Oreads
 
2 Stars
6b
13
Palamas

2 user comments
 
3 Stars
6b+
14
Solomos

2 user comments
 
2 Stars
6c
15
O brothers
20m.
6 user comments
 6b+
16
Omero
The thin grey wall give some technical climbing between welcome rest positions. A separate anchor from Sapfo, but no clip gate.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a
17
Sapfo Top 50
Excellent easy climbing up the first half which gradually steepens, with the crux (and the grade) provided by the last 2 clips....
 
2 Stars
6a
18
Pindaros
A short pitch which is surprisingly tricky and steeper than it looks. Good footwork pays dividends. No lower-off.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
5a
19
Alceo
Pleasant easy climbing up slabby first half, followed by some hard fingery moves on small sharp holds to the top.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
20
Licimnio

1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6c
21
Alcmane
30m. After an easy lower half, this route kicks in with some thin technical moves on small holds. 12 qd's.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
22
Anacreonte Top 50
Sustained difficulties and a fine route for the grade.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
23
Ibria
Technical climbing on very small holds in top quarter of the route, above a cluster of good pockets.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c
24
Ione

3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c+
  • Latest Comments

    For POETS

    Ione
    "7a+ for sure - a crimpy and technical slab" 12/Dec

    Palamas
    "This route is now ranked 6c Worth doing - be carefull, crux is just over a vir..." 27/Sep

    Aurora
    "awesome route. The last move to the chain, off a spicy mono, is extremely memor..." 26/Apr

    Aurora
    "The 7a+ variant is well worth doing and a bit runout in places (also watch out f..." 15/Apr

    Omero
    "The hardest 7 a I did in Kalymnos. Fierce to on-sight" 19/Nov

    Pipe Cleaner
    "Very nic tufa climbing, but over-rated: 7a+ seems right, as written on the rock...." 08/Nov

    Pindaros
    "Oct 09, Lower off complete with crab and chain." 23/Oct

    Ixion
    "Another great pitch. Easier than Nickel. I thought 7a was sufficient." 19/Oct

    Ibria
    "Sharp at the crux." 19/Oct

    Ione
    "7a+ in the guide book which it might well be if you dont escape and wonder to th..." 01/Dec

    Sickle
    "nicer then one would expect from the decription/rating" 18/Oct

    Anacreonte
    "Very, very good. And 6a." 08/Oct top50

    Yebus
    "A good long pitch with the crux in the last 5 metres. Superb climbing at 6b up t..." 02/Jul

    Tassir
    "This is a brilliant route" 30/Jun

    Tufa King Pumped
    "Easy 7b+. Dry this time! Route to left is Racomelo (bolted in Nov 07); unclimbed..." 02/Jun

    Tassir
    "absolument superbe" 09/Apr

    Ixion
    "Given 7b in the local guide, but like Neal says the route is more like soft 7a+...." 15/Oct

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