15m. A pleasant slab leads to steeper stuff and a tricky move to reach the chains.

FA. Aris Theodoropoulos Dec/2008

Hidden 12/Nov Lead dog
JHiley 12/Nov Lead O/S

Really the chains are just in a stupid place; a bit of a reach above the final holds.

with Krzysztof, Nina
DaveB61 31/Oct Lead
with Dave Peck, Mike Irwing
Hidden 24/Oct Lead
joshdownham23 23/Oct Lead O/S
John Brayshaw 19/Oct Lead O/S

Steeper than it looks

with Chris
watson.b 09/Oct Lead O/S
with rich
Hidden 09/Oct Lead O/S
Steve Shorrock 08/Oct Lead O/S
climbingpixie 06/Oct Lead O/S
with Fiona
Richard Fletcher ?/Oct Lead
Hidden 25/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Sep Lead
Hidden 23/Sep Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Sep Lead O/S
wilchivs 14/Sep Lead O/S
LucasHarazin 03/Sep Lead β
alibyrnie 30/Aug TR dog
with Tania Matsuka
WilliamD 01/Jul Lead O/S

Amazing view, definitely worth the climb

Hidden 08/May Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May Lead O/S
Rgswarren 27/Apr Lead O/S
Hidden 25/Apr -
Hidden 25/Apr Lead O/S
rachelSquirrel 25/Apr Lead dog
Old_Nick_S 25/Apr -
Hidden 24/Apr Lead
birthers 24/Apr Lead O/S
caroline256 24/Apr Lead β
with Tom B
OutdoorGirl 21/Apr 2nd
Laramadness 21/Apr Lead rpt
with Carrie
brianrunner 18/Apr Lead

Nice view of grotto and steep enough at top!

with martina
Hidden 18/Apr Lead dnf
holly138 13/Apr Lead O/S
jing 12/Apr Lead O/S

Sat on the chicken head. Was funny.

with Gary
garywong 12/Apr Lead O/S
Sabine Wilkins1 10/Apr Lead
M_Robinson 08/Apr Lead O/S
DanielGyi 08/Apr Lead
with Dom Pearce
raymondlinklater 07/Apr Lead O/S
henry.jeffreys 07/Apr Lead O/S
kirky_p 07/Apr Lead O/S

Amazing climb to end the day and look across at sun setting behind telendos, stunning!!

Hidden 01/Apr Lead
Hidden 31/Mar Lead O/S
shazza65 31/Mar Lead β
with kev little
Hidden 09/Mar Lead O/S
sonic46 ?/Mar Lead
sonic46 ?/Mar Lead
mdolan ??/2015 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Powney 01/Nov/14 2nd
with Drew
bomtall 23/Oct/14 Lead O/S

Most fun I've had on a 5+, beautiful.

jeddb 23/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/14 Lead O/S
TomGB 17/Oct/14 Lead O/S

hard final move, amazing view from the chains

Hidden 17/Oct/14 Lead dog
Ed Booth 16/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Anna Pugh
Hidden 12/Oct/14 Lead dog
Climbster 11/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with MoB
HakanT 04/Oct/14 Lead β
2010_graham 03/Oct/14 Lead O/S
with Davie H
GLO 30/Sep/14 Lead O/S
DundeeDave 06/Sep/14 TR O/S
jackappleby 18/Jun/14 Lead rpt
with Rowan
miles155 18/Jun/14 Lead
with Ali Burns
Ali Burns 18/Jun/14 Lead
andy mcc 05/Jun/14 Lead O/S
with Arifa Chakera
mjcostain 30/May/14 Lead dog

Great until hard final move

jonti 23/May/14 Lead O/S
with simon ward
ivebittenoffmorethanicanstu 14/May/14 Lead O/S

beautiful, hard, but worth the view

TomJ 14/May/14 Lead O/S
with Jimmy
Hidden 09/May/14 Lead
Hidden 08/May/14 Lead O/S
dvd 03/May/14 Lead β
with Leyla
Tru 03/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/14 TR
Hidden 30/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 29/Apr/14 Lead
krasavenko 28/Apr/14 Lead O/S

apparently there was a willy i missed... maybe thats why i didnt quite enjoy it as much as hoped

with Donald Slater
Danhan 25/Apr/14 Lead
with Kit, Nick
Hidden 22/Apr/14 Lead O/S
JamesWilliams 20/Apr/14 Lead rpt

Great view

ChrisBrooke 20/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Keeley Scholes
Laramadness 18/Apr/14 Lead β
with RF
rd20 18/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Dave T
Hidden 17/Apr/14 Lead dog
alexmcmillan 17/Apr/14 Lead O/S
franhammond92 15/Apr/14 Lead
dbrooks 12/Apr/14 Lead O/S

worth it for the view alone

with Gareth, Arron
Jonathan Emett 11/Apr/14 Lead O/S

finished it then realised I hadn't sat on the willy :(

with serena
Serena Lambre 11/Apr/14 Lead rpt

Failed on top rope last year. Got it on lead this year. Phew! (Still tricky to clip, even straddling the tufa.)

alexrowe 07/Apr/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Apr/14 Lead O/S
migs493 05/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Hard final move.

with RS
Nick Arthur 02/Apr/14 Lead dog

Messed up the last few moves and got too pumped. Great climb at the last few bolts, though harder now that the lower-off is a bit higher!

with Denzel Johnson
Hidden ?/Apr/14 Lead
torin_123 ??/2014 -
craig1983 21/Oct/13 Lead O/S

Beautiful views from the top.

with Gemma, Kaeryn
Hidden 16/Oct/13 -
Hidden 15/Oct/13 Lead O/S
simeclimb68 12/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/13 Lead O/S
edmitchell 12/Oct/13 Lead O/S
emmarowe 12/Oct/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/13 Lead dog
Hidden 11/Oct/13 Lead O/S
Simoisfab 07/Oct/13 Lead dog

1st climb in Kalymnos. Not happy (might have been me). Simple until the very end when then not nice.

Voltemands 13/Sep/13 Lead O/S

Two/three-ish move wonder.

Tom92 ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
SamStokes 11/Aug/13 Lead O/S
micky_i 01/Aug/13 Lead dog

oh dear

RBonney 05/Jun/13 Lead O/S
miles155 ?/Jun/13 -
goddamm7 17/May/13 Lead O/S
with Sandrex
Hidden 11/May/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/13 TR
Tamsyn ?/May/13 2nd O/S
with Mark, Tom
TomCC ?/May/13 2nd O/S
with Mark
GrahamGiles 25/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Joe Taylor
LiamAD 25/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Su Chang
bsparky 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S
davemcummings 24/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Awesome climbing, enjoiy the ride on the horizontal stalacite!

UnkArl 24/Apr/13 Lead β
fizzychewitt 17/Apr/13 TR

Its great being in the Grande Grotta and the view is spectacular from the top but its super polished. Girlfriends: There are much better 5c's elsewhere!

with Jayne
a13x 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with James Stokes
Hidden 14/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Apr/13 2nd
Thunderthighsontheloose 12/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Serena Lambre 12/Apr/13 Lead dnf

Very easy until climbing onto the tufa at the end.

with Paul Watts, Alex Booker
Hidden 11/Apr/13 Lead dog
rbcr106 10/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Tom Smart 09/Apr/13 Lead O/S
jesss 05/Apr/13 2nd

1st experience of tufa! Need to be strong! Amazing evening views! 5c+

Shaw Brown 03/Apr/13 -
marky 02/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Sharon
tobydunford 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Kirsty Kerr
BicycleBradley ?/Apr/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 31/Mar/13 Lead O/S
lottiec 31/Mar/13 Lead dnf
with Mikey P
Hidden 28/Mar/13 Lead O/S
mic_b 28/Mar/13 Lead β
mikehenesy 28/Mar/13 Lead O/S

Straight forward, pretty easy just one move at the end really. Great view from the top.

with Tim Johns
rxmac 28/Mar/13 Lead O/S
Tom Livingstone 27/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with JRAL
Luxulyan 26/Mar/13 Lead O/S
with Tess Lyons, Tom Murrell
galerito 17/Feb/13 Lead O/S
tommurrell1 ??/2013 -
with Tessa, Richard
bclifton ??/2013 Lead
Ingaldo86 ??/2013 -
Julie Carroll 12/Nov/12 Lead
with Helen Gibson, Dan Gibson
dan gibson 12/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with julie carroll, helen gibson
Laurence Everitt 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
yashvi 26/Oct/12 Lead
with Jo Wimalasena
ambrooker 23/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Nice little route with lovely tufas - lives up to its name!

with Harriet
Hidden 16/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Oct/12 2nd dog
pebbles 11/Oct/12 Lead O/S

Ended up sitting astride the final tufa virtually in a rest position to clip!

with sue king, astell
Hidden 06/Oct/12 Lead O/S
James S 04/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with nat, gem
apd 04/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Nat, J Smith
natrok10 04/Oct/12 2nd dog
Hidden 03/Oct/12 Lead dnf
Hidden ?/Oct/12 TR
Happy Haggis ?/Oct/12 2nd

Absolutely brilliant intro to tufa climbing - and a great name for a climb!

DavidR 26/Sep/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Sep/12 Lead O/S
GuitarGenius92 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Pleasant warm up.

Wayne.Gaudin 12/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Ride the tufa and clip the lower off! Yeeha!

with Lars
Katex 11/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Got bruises in weird places from sitting on the tufa at the top!

with Lucy Bland
scatface 05/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with pepette
Callum_Johnson 04/Sep/12 Lead O/S
with Dayni_
Dayni_McConnell 04/Sep/12 TR

This climb i found unappealing, not worth the effort at the end.

with Callum
Roonix ?/Sep/12 Lead
Ellen Cobby 11/May/12 2nd dog
nasher 08/May/12 Lead dog

Not sure why I struggled on the boulder type bit at the top. I think I was feeling pumped and did the move wrong the first time, then felt I had to rest. Pretty annoyed at this poor attempt

Hidden 08/May/12 Lead O/S
TheaSmea ?/May/12 Lead dog
with James
Anastasia 16/Apr/12 Lead dog
Jake Young 14/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Arthur
Hidden 09/Apr/12 Lead dog
EliotStephens 05/Apr/12 Lead O/S
pete1993 02/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Nick1812P 02/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Kalymnos 2012
josh1905 ?/Apr/12 Lead
Stopsy ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
charlietorrance ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Meg93
Merlin Fincken ?/Apr/12 Lead O/S
Anna duckett ?/Apr/12 Lead
Hidden 31/Mar/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Mar/12 Lead O/S
DavidEvans 06/Nov/11 Lead O/S
with Helen Garrett
Hidden 26/Oct/11 Lead
Jonny Nick 24/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Oct/11 Lead O/S
sam_cox 23/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Stuart Wildman 10/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Oct/11 2nd O/S
kdalzell 09/Oct/11 Lead dog
Hidden 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 09/Oct/11 Lead O/S
dpiddock 02/Oct/11 Lead dog
with Matia
matiamallia 02/Oct/11 Lead O/S
Paul1 14/Sep/11 Lead
with Nicole
col3 14/Sep/11 2nd

Hard for the grade, maybe even 6a. Worth doing for the view, without that I'm not so sure. Was fun manhandling a couple of stalactites though!!

with Paul
phil.cheeseman ?/Sep/11 Lead β
with Tim Emmett
Twisty ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with Byron Buck
Stuart trautS 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S
cactuscratch 06/Jun/11 Lead dog
Hidden 27/May/11 Lead O/S
asmith37 04/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/May/11 Lead O/S
NiccyMac ?/May/11 Lead
Qisheng Xie 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mike Lewis
cat22 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Mike
Hidden 28/Apr/11 Lead β
royal 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Fun warm up for the tufas, didn't expect the moves to be like they were. I think Pino found a better sequence. Climbed up and down a few times. Really gets the brain going in tufa mode.

with pino, Karen
beckywinn 26/Apr/11 2nd
con321 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
steve.warrington 24/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Sam Clarke
Hidden 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 11/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Claire S-J 11/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with rob
Eric Emanuel 07/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Sebastien Vidal
matttennant ?/Apr/11 Lead
Adam Clifford ?/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Barry Kerslake ??/2011 Lead O/S
with Bex
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
whiting.jp ??/2011 Lead
with jamesca
Chris Craggs 23/Nov/10 Lead

A beefy couple of moves to the chains - that have been moved up a bit!

with Sherri Davy
AdrianP 10/Nov/10 Lead O/S
with Riikka
Simon Caldwell 09/Nov/10 Lead dog

Really hard for the grade (5c+), probably because it's really steep at the crux so no time to think it out. So I rested on a bolt for a bit.

with Carmen
Hidden 04/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Nov/10 Lead rpt
Viks 04/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/10 Lead O/S
Viks 02/Nov/10 Lead O/S
cayteye 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Paul Highams
tradguy 25/Oct/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Oct/10 Lead β
LisaA ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S

I've seen bigger tufas elsewhere

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