Afternoon

Adjacent Areas
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Sport
Evening sun
Uphill
20 mins
Sheltered

Afternoon has some great slabby and vertical climbing from grade 4 to 6c and makes a welcome alternative to the stamina routes of the Grande Grotta. Guidebook page 25.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Finger Piercing
Great fun on big holds all the way.
 
1 Stars
4
2
Energy Top 50
Pleasant slab climbing on good holds. The last section before the lower-off is a bit slippery.
 
2 Stars
4+
3
To deftero moro mou
The name is marked on the rock in Greek. Balancy climbing on flowstone to the lower-off. Trickier in its upper section.
 
1 Stars
5+
4
Origano
Fun climbing which gets hard just before the top slab. An awkward high clip is required for the lower-off.
 
1 Stars
5
5
Nonno ringo
Veer right on the top slab. No lower-off at present.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
5+
6
L'amico Ralph
Good climbing on undercuts.
 
1 Stars
5+
7
L'uomo che non credeva
Go up past the small tufa.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6a+
8
Beta
35m from ground. A fine route up through the overhanging wall above the slab. Start directly above L'uomo che non credeva and...
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
9
Kalo Taxidi
Excellent climbing, up the flake at the third bolt. Eases above, on good but sometimes slightly-hidden holts.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6a+
10
Blu
Nice climbing with some small, sharp holds. Shares lower-off to left with Kalo Taxidi. Tricky moves near the top.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6a
11
Dinosaur Junior
13m. From the belay of Blu, follow the bulging wall of tufas to the lip of the cave.
3 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
12
Claire
Climb the slab between Blu and Bye Bye Doc, trending left at the top to finish in a cave just right of Blu.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6b+
13
Bye Bye Doc Top 50
A superb route with sustained climbing and a fingery crux.
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c
14
Janas Kitchen
Brilliant climbing with a bit of everything. Good holds from start to finish.
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
6b
15
Asklipios

2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6c
16
Panakia
Steady climbing on good edges. There are three possible sequences at the crux.
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
6c
17
Swiss Baby Top 50
An absorbing route on generally-large jugs with a few thinner sections for interest.
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6a+
18
Tsopanakos
2 pitches. 1) 6a, 18m. 2) 6a+, 23m.
2 user comments
 6a+
19
My long holiday
Awkward moves to start and not as good as the other 6c's on this wall.
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c
  • 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

    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

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