Sector Atena

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Sport
Evening sun
15 mins
Uphill
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

The most popular sector at Odyssey with a great set of routes. Many feature an intricate slabby start before they kick in at the top with big pumpy finishes. The sun arrives late here especially on the route Atena. Guidebook page 19.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Eyriklea
Fun climbing on good holds. Photo page 6.
 
1 Stars
5a
2
Lotofagos
The rib to the first lower-off is steeper than it looks!
 
1 Stars
5c
3
Lotofagos Extension
A poor continuation of Lotofagos on some slopey holds.
 
Pumpy
6c+
4
Itaca
Very pleasant climbing up the slab on good holds followed by a steep top half. Ignore the rusty old bolt at the very top and...
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
5
Ciao Vecio
Some interesting sequences between spaced good holds on vertical ground. Excellent climbing in its upper half on steeper rock....
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c
6
Ulisse coperto di sale
A hard crux below a badly placed bolt. Pre-extend it or the crux becomes clipping the bolt!
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a+
7
Calipso
An excellent climb with contrasting halves. The steep upper section is best climbed quickly. When everything looks lost at the...
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Strong
7a
8
Alcinoo
Good climbing which is slightly spilt by an unobvious move right into a groove.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
7b
9
Dionysos Top 50
Relatively straight-forward climbing leads to a large ledge then step right and make big moves between good holds up the wall...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Strong
7a
10
Omeros Top 50
A fine steep and technical pitch which is slightly spoilt by the mid-height rest on Dionysos although you might be grateful for...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
11
Atena Top 50
Superb climbing on good holds all the way. A classic route.
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
12
Circe
Great climbing on dark grey rock. Hard in the middle and a lovely juggy finish.
8 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b
13
Femio Top 50
A good little pitch which is very popular.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
6a+
14
Laertes Top 50
Big holds to start, a tufa in the middle and some steeper moves above.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
5c
15
Nessuno
Share the first bolt with Laertes but break right. The finish is much harder than the rest.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
5c
16
On the Verge Top 50
The easiest route at the crag, on the slab just right of Nessuno.
 
2 Stars
3+
  • Latest Comments

    For ODYSSEY

    Polifemo
    "Onsighted and seemed fair at solid benchmark 7c." 28/May top50

    Bubu pensaci tu
    "7b+. a tricky bouldery move with a sloppy tufa in the bottom part - very nice an..." 12/Dec

    Polifemo
    "Harder than many kalymnos 7c's, but probably ok when you've got the move sorted...." 26/Apr top50

    Calipso
    "Start now very polished. I had to slap a move with my feet threatening to pop. T..." 19/Nov

    Orion
    "too much magnesium on the holds, also polished as hell..seems that everybody is ..." 14/Jan

    Omeros
    "7a+ if you grab the chains... Great route, tech start ant powerful finish." 01/Dec top50

    Odisseo
    "A good 2 star route with a stiff and technical crux, but more like 6b." 08/Oct

    Sirene
    "nice 7c" 19/Feb

    Caribbean Wedding
    "I don't give up on routes. I did on this one. Bloody hard." 27/Nov

    Orion
    "Now given 7c+ locally which is a bit more like it" 09/Oct

    Mikrotera Kalamarakia
    "Feels harder to me than many 6c's in the surrounding area, even though it's shor..." 29/Sep

    Poly Retsina No Good
    "Proabably too easy for 6a+, but a good warmup in the same style as some of the s..." 28/Sep

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