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Sport
Sun from mid-morning
30 mins
Uphill
Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

This superb cave is situated high on the hillside to the left of the main Grande Grotta crags. The long approach walk puts off many but the routes in the cave are amongst the best around and anyone who makes the effort to get here will be rewarded. Guidebook page 23.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Nike
33m. A long pocket-covered wall on slightly brittle rock. Will improve with traffic.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
2
Dike
32m. Another long pitch up the gently-leaning wall. Start up the right-hand side of a black tufa. Also a bit brittle.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
3
Themelis
27m. The crag warm-up is also a great route in its own right.
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
4
St. Savas
Thin tufa out of the right-hand side of the cave leading to a technical wall.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
5
Kalinycta mer
Start on a ledge up and left and follow tufas onto the pocketed headwall. Poorly-positioned bolt on the crux.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
6
Rendez with Platon
30m. The main challenge of the cliff through the roof of the largest cave at its widest point. The crux involves a series of...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8b
7
Paleolithic line
Awesome organ pipes up the pillar between the two caves. Finish on the leftwards leaning line of tufa drips.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7b+
8
Nicola la Tigre
Very steep start up the blobs then thin moves lead right to a tufa system. Finish up right at the Neolithic lower-off.
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
9
Neolithic Line
A magnificent continuous tufa on the right-hand cave.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
  • Latest Comments

    For GRANDE GROTTA

    Ivi
    "harder than dna for sure" 12/Dec top50

    Gladiator
    "Really quality route, 3* for sure for me. Varied pumpy climbing on tufas blobs a..." 08/Jun top50

    Spartacus Maximus
    "Not sure about 7a for the top bit, but agree with 7b+ for the whole thing." 26/Apr

    Neptun kl
    "Now re-bolted and much better for it. Still quite tough though for 6c. Is it wor..." 19/Oct

    Ziegen Peter
    "In the local guide book, Ziegen Peter is 18m, and the 6b Astree extension is ano..." 05/Oct

    Lucifer's Hammer
    "It's a very nice 6c wall climb. In fact quite hard 6c for Kalymnos!" 11/Sep

    Aphrodite
    "graded 7a+ in the guide, agree with that; the crux its quite polished" 15/Jan

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