ivi*** 7b
[Steep, juggy climbing on the lower section of Ivi (7b), Grande Grotta, Kalymnos, 3 kb]A curious pitch which no-one knows much about, but the climbing is good featuring another hands-off rest where you need it. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Steep, juggy climbing on the lower section of Ivi (7b), Grande Grotta, Kalymnos © Brian H
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This climb is in 121 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Should've Onsighted this really, fell off the easy bit going to the chains on my first try (got confused as there are so many holds to choose from - I ended up going for a rubbish one). Did it first go today putting the clips in.
Dan724 - Lead RP - 08/Sep/14 with Kate, Polly, Dan Ely

Tom92 - Lead RP - Sep/14

A bit spicy on the clips.
Jon_Warner - Lead dnf - 22/May/14 with Tom Jordan, Jenni

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/May/14

Hidden - Lead RP - May/14

Hidden - Lead β - 30/Apr/14

Oliver Tilbury - Lead O/S - 30/Apr/14

Pathological_Climber - Lead β - 30/Apr/14

annep11 - Lead dog - 26/Apr/14 with Nick Bryan

Gus - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/14 with ben rouse

jamiefoxen - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/14 with jamie sparks

Glad that Claire convinced me to get on this, managed to get a high kneebar to clip the chains from. Bolting is pretty spaced higher up.
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 19/Apr/14 with Claire Holland

adamjeffs - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14 with mum

pumped mess by the top! draws in helped alot thanks ben!
shaunhumphreys - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14 with benkelsey

Putting the draws in with one fall at mid height. sent next go.
benkelsey - Lead RP - 12/Apr/14 with Alex Mccan, Shaun Humphreys

Plenty of rests if a little painful. One very wet hold which was a little disconcerting.
migs493 - Lead O/S - 07/Apr/14 with RS

Ri - Lead - 06/Apr/14

Ri - Lead - 06/Apr/14

seanwalsh - Lead RP - 06/Apr/14

Ri - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/14

Ri - Lead - 04/Apr/14

nickb1 - Lead RP - Apr/14

tom russell - Lead β - Apr/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead dog - 16/Oct/13

second go
Michael Allday - Lead RP - 10/Oct/13

Hidden - Oct/13

quiffhanger - Lead O/S - Oct/13

Hidden - Lead - Oct/13

Cool, 7a+! Great fun. Very similar to DNA by all accounts.
JKinsella - 27/Sep/13

4 attempts. To be continued....
alek - Lead dog - 12/May/13 with Laurence Everett

First RP. I love 4 pound Lonsdale kneepads, almost as much as the knee bars on this route.
Laurence Everitt - Lead RP - 12/May/13 with Alek Kumar

yan hawkins - Lead β - 03/May/13 with _m.cox_

Hidden - Lead β - 27/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/13

Awesome overhang tufa stamina test. Use the straddle to full effect.
Qisheng Xie - Lead RP - 24/Apr/13 with Aaron Clifford

Mike Owen - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/13 with Elaine Owen

rxmac - Lead RP - 06/Apr/13

mic_b - Lead β - 03/Apr/13 with Ian Fidd

Hidden - Lead β - 03/Apr/13

Hidden - Lead RP - 03/Apr/13

Favourite of my kalymnos trip. Steady tufa pulling with a crux sequence about half way. Could be slightly better bolted. Onsightable if you can squeeze for long enough.
Aaron.Clifford - Lead RP - Apr/13 with Qisheng Xie

Hidden - Lead RP - 31/Mar/13

DeanT - Lead O/S - 2013

Gus - Lead rpt - 01/Oct/12

Derek Ryden - 2nd dog - 22/Sep/12 with Dan Kalymnos

Callum_Johnson - Lead dnf - 01/Sep/12 with Dayni_

AlistairB - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/12 with Lisa

Hidden - Lead dnf - 08/May/12

westyb3 - Lead O/S - 03/May/12 with Tom Harrison

Jay81 - Lead β - 27/Apr/12 with Tomar

Fredrik Nyberg - Lead O/S - 27/Apr/12

7a+ in 2010 guide, the old grade of 7b seemed more appropriate to me. Much more technical than DNA. RP 3rd go.
Quiddity - Lead RP - 14/Apr/12 with Curious Yellow

putting clips in, will do next time
CRiddiford - Lead dog - 08/Apr/12 with Jonny

mwatson - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/12

thomasadixon - Lead β - 08/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 06/Apr/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 05/Apr/12

put the draws in. 3 rests. what. a. route. you go out as far as you go up. each hold you could lose your arm in, how did it feel so hard. best sport route I have ever been on by some margin.
benkelsey - Lead dog - 02/Apr/12 with JRae, Anna, Remus Knowles

Hidden - Lead dog - Apr/12

Aaron Lines - Lead dog - Apr/12

7a+ great fun!
Dan Jenkin - Lead O/S - 13/Nov/11 with Gordon Jenkin

Brilliant, brilliant route. Think i got 5 kneebars upto 2/3 height, then sprint for the top.
Richard Hall - Lead O/S - 27/Oct/11 with Anais

keefe - Lead O/S - 24/Oct/11 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Liam FLeming - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/11 with karen dalzell

should have onsighted. Another grotta monster classic!
Tris.w - Lead RP - 11/Oct/11 with sash.c

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/11

2nd go
ChrisCSC89 - Lead RP - 07/Sep/11 with Nic, Ross, Wilson

RdC - Lead RP - 07/Sep/11

wilsonmackenzie - Lead β - 07/Sep/11

Nicolas Duboust - Lead O/S - 31/Aug/11

_m.cox_ - Lead O/S - 18/May/11 with Tom Harrison

fantastic climb!!!
con321 - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 27/Apr/11

steve.warrington - Lead RP - 27/Apr/11 with Paul Walters

ewen - 22/Apr/11

Hidden - Lead dog - 10/Apr/11

Billg - Lead β - 10/Apr/11 with Alan Rosier

Robbie_Phillips - Nov/10

John Henry Wynn - Lead O/S - 25/Oct/10

This is the foundry main wall but much much longer, fantastic!
skygodley - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/10 with SarahM

Brilliant - 1st 7b, 2nd go.
chris_j_s - Lead RP - 20/Oct/10 with James McCartan

dan gibson - Lead RP - 16/Oct/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Oct/10

Loads of knee-bar rests so no harder than DNA I think. Great fun climbing through some really steep terrain on generally massive holds!
martroberts - Lead O/S - 24/Sep/10

nearly onsightable!
phil64 - Lead RP - Nov/09

Gus - Lead O/S - 21/Oct/09

Clips in then 1st redpoint.
andyinglis - Lead RP - 16/Oct/09 with Angus N Clark

Neil Adams - Lead dog - 16/Oct/09 with Angus

enjoyed it all the way heaps of rests (knee bars , heel hooks etc) found the chain hard to clip though.
mux - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/09 with Damian the Canadian

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Aug/09

DavidR - Lead dog - 20/May/09 with Holly Adamthwaite

Hidden - 2nd dog - 20/May/09

2nd go, kneebar-tastic!
steve_biczyk - Lead RP - May/09 with Emma Curry, Marcus Pontin

marcpontin - Lead RP - May/09 with steve

jfreeman - Lead β - 08/Apr/09 with Simon Robinson

simonr - Lead dog - 08/Apr/09 with Jon Freeman

Hidden - Lead β - Jan/09

La Mont - 2009

Hidden - Lead RP - Nov/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Oct/08

o/s, placed quick draws on lead. hardest to date, less rests than d.n.a.I am amazed with the rock and how nice it is to climb on.
Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - Oct/08 with peter and dean greenwood

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/08

mickersd - Lead RP - Jun/08

marky - Lead O/S - 21/May/08 with Sharon

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Dec/07

elmihu - 06/Oct/07 with lucy

elmihu - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/07 with lucy

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/07

Hidden - Lead β - 26/Sep/07

pumpy but with good rests including a seat! v enjoyable physical climbing but too easy for 7b?
ksjs - Lead O/S - 17/Sep/07 with goosebump

bencarpenter - Lead β - 12/Sep/07 with Alan Higham

Ramon Marin - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/07 with Kyle Nystad

Hidden - 2007

Richard Horn - Lead RP - 26/Oct/06

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 12/Oct/06 with KM

Hidden - Lead RP - 30/Sep/06

hardest redpoint to date....felt more sustained than DNA.
Morgan Woods - Lead RP - 30/Sep/06 with Nick

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/05

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/04

Hidden - Lead O/S - Apr/04

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