The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival
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The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival will take place on Kalymnos from 28 to 30 September 2012. The event consists of 3 days of climbing competitions, masterclasses and a beach party in the company of many top climbers.

The North Face Kalymnos Festival, 121 kb

There will be three competition categories:

OPEN Marathon: Competition for teams of two. Categories: male, female and mixed - team scoring.
All the routes in this competition have a minimum difficulty level of 5a to a maximum of 7a according to the French grading system.

BIG Marathon: Competition for teams of two. Categories: male, female and mixed - team scoring.
The routes in this competition have a minimum difficulty level of 7a+ to a maximum of 8a according to the French grading system

Prizes for the OPEN Marathon and BIG Marathon categories consist of The North Face products with a total value of €5,000

PROJECT Competition: competition on superhard routes from 8a+ onwards.
The competition will take place on a new crag that has been specifically bolted for The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival.

Prize money for the PROJECT Competition: €10,000 cash

Schedule of Events

Wednesday September 26th

11am - 10pm OPEN Marathon and BIG Marathon Official Registration

Thursday September 27th

7am - 3pm PROJECT Competition Warm-up
11am - 10pm OPEN Marathon and BIG Marathon Official Registration
5pm The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival Official Opening

Friday September 28th

7am - 5pm PROJECT Competition
8am - 9am OPEN Marathon and BIG Marathon Official Registration
9am OPEN Marathon and BIG Marathon – Day1
9.30pm Seaside Story Teller's Night. Exploration and adventure stories with The North Face athletes and guests

Saturday September 29th

7am - 5pm PROJECT Competition
9am - 5pm OPEN Marathon and BIG Marathon – Day2
8.30pm - 10.30pm Greek Dinner with local food and traditional music
10.30pm Beach party with live DJ set

Sunday September 30th

10am - 4pm Chill-out climbing with The North Face athletes
6.30pm Prize Giving

All the latest updates from The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival will be posted on UKClimbing.com.
Be one of the first to pre-register online on www.thenorthfacejournal.com to secure your goodie bag at the Festival. Pre-registration starts on May 15th!


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