Spartacus

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Sport
Evening sun
Uphill
30 mins
Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Sheltered

Spartacus offers a fine set of hard climbs, on generally steep rock, with lots of tufas and pockets. The crag faces north west and offers shaded climbing until early evening. It is also sheltered from the wind and rain. Guidebook page 24.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Geissen Schnucki
28m. Sharp holds.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6a
2
Ziegen Peter
1) 28m. More sharp rock. Now with extension 2) 8m. 6a+ named "Astree"
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6a+
3
Chariots of fire
35m.
 6c+
4
Vangelis connection
35m.
 6b+
5
Pigmalion
35m.
 6a
6
Alexis Zorbas
Short and technical. Could be found tricky by jug jockeys who have forgotten how to use their feet.
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
7a+
7
Arena
35m. At Spartacus, to the right of Alexis Zorbas. Short crux section.
3 user comments
 7c
8
Jellyfish Pie
The left-most line of the main Spartacus cave. Fine climbing but a poorly-placed 4th bolt.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
7a+
9
Kerberos Top 50
Superb, steep tufa climbing which is much more solid now that it has had some traffic.
17 user comments
 
3 Stars
7a
10
Nesta Polita
New slightly eliminate line, starting in the back of the cave left of Daniboy, trends towards Kerberos then back again to share...
2 user comments
 7c+
11
Daniboy
An awesome route with a technical and sequency top section. High in the grade.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
8a
12
Spartacus Top 50
A classic of the area. The cruxy middle section involves reachy and powerful climbing although this can be by-passed by...
8 user comments
 
3 Stars
Reachy
Strong
7c
13
Spartacus Maximus
25m. Extension to Spartacus with long moves on good holds up the leaning wall above the Spartacus chain in one long. It's...
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
7c
14
Gladiator Top 50
After a slightly artificial start (alternatively step in from Spartacus), superb, steep blob-climbing leads to a step left in a...
16 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b
15
Harakiri Top 50
Excellent climbing on good holds with one short tricky section. A classic route which is well-worth the walk up.
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
16
King Cobra
15m. Climb Harikiri and belay from an independent lower-off to the right of the Harikiri chains. Launch across the roof on...
 
3 Stars
7c+
17
Tzatziki vikiki
35m from ground. The short 10m continuation to Harikiri.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7b+
18
Mon Batchounousougounoudoudou Top 50
30m. The wall and crack between Harikiri and the tufas.
4 user comments
 
3 Stars
6c+
19
Les Amazones Top 50
30m. Good climbing with bridging possibilities up the steep tufas and wall above.
9 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
20
Aphrodisia
35m. Sustained climbing on undercuts and tufas until it eases towards the top.
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
21
Nabuchodonosor
35m. Very long with sustained climbing.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
6c
22
Le 13eme travail d'Hercules
35m. Another long route with some technical climbing on good holds.
11 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
6b+
23
Tales of Greek Heroes
35m. Starts from the gully down and right from The13th Labour of Hercules. A long sustained pitch up the vague groove in the...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
6b+
24
The Siege of Thermopylae
30m. The wall to the right of Tales of Greek Heroes. Through the niche at half height before trending right (crux) on the...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
6c+
25
Lucifer's Hammer
40m. No further details are known about this long pitch. It is claimed that a 70m rope will get you down but take great care.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
26
Spasspartour
40m. Shares a lower-off with Lucifer's Hammer, but can be climbed with a 70m rope. Multipitch project above.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
6b
27
Probleme Mineur
32m.
 6b
  • Latest Comments

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    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

    Taz
    "There are easier 6c's in Kaly for sure... Nice technical second half." 01/Dec

    Les Amazones
    "My first 6c, and I loved it to bits. Found the hard part was after the tufas and..." 20/Oct top50

    Gladiator
    "yes, very nice route; a must to try if you walk up to Spartacus sector" 18/Oct top50

    Caly-pige
    "Another superb pitch, long and sustained but never desperate." 09/Jun

    Priapos
    "Almost certainly the best stalactite 7c in the world (up to the first belay) tho..." 02/Jun

    Spartacus Maximus
    "maximuss is easy, max 7a.and is a very good rest around a belay. spartakus and..." 20/Jan

    Monahiki Elia
    "Great introduction to tufa climbing. Loooved it!" 27/Nov top50

    Arena
    "The 2006 Guidebook gives Arena 7c (although not been on it). Magnetus (the 7c to..." 10/Oct

    Ziegen Peter
    "Quite stiff through the steepest part of the first pitch. The extension has jugg..." 28/Sep

    Uncle Ernie
    "should be 3 stars. doesn't feel hard enough for 6b+." 28/Sep

    Le 13eme travail d'Hercules
    "Really fun climbing and sustained interest all the way- but really 6A+ is about ..." 27/Sep

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