Climbs 38
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 311m a.s.l
Faces all

Peristeri, Kalymnos © Catherine Speakman

Crag features

Symplegades is a peculiar work of nature being made up of two massive rock walls, which face each other. This is possibly the best sector for kids and families on the island due to the short approach trail and flat area below the routes.

Approach notes

Walking Time: 15mins


Kalymnos (2010)
Out of print:
Kalymnos (2006)
Kalymnos (2003)
Dear Chris Climbed at Mysteries yesterday a few mistakes in the ukc list. Diedre Oublie is the next route r of Mystere et boule de gomme. Also Farapopoulos is L of Tufa story. There are two new routes R of Grenzpfeiler Fun 5c and another 5c sorry cant remember its name. Missing from the cave is captain caveman. Rob and Sara Deane
robnsara - 01/Apr/15
a good crag to go to for a rest day with really good climbs dont miss this place
Phil Belcher - 06/Nov/12
Also printed as 'Symplegades Rocks' and 'Syblegades Rocks' in the 2006/2008 guidebook.
Nick Smith - UKC - 27/Sep/08
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
6b * 
2Mike's Bikes6a 23
3Isidora6c **6
4Carlo Juliana6a **97
5Anemodarmeni5c **89
6Climber's Nest6a 188
7Rabat6c ***16
8K.V.R.6b 105
9Phineas5c ***187
6b **44
11Homo Sapiens6c ***70
12Kamari6c+ **13
13Katsaplias6c+ **26
14Ermix6c+ **53
15Kiria Rita
6c+ ***24
16T.N.T.6c 46
17Bubuki6c **53
18Drama6a+ **143
19Opera6b 77
20Ivan5c 29
6b+ **13
6c **28
6b+ **1
24Peristeri7a *6
25Igel7a 21
26Igel (Direct)
7a **14
27Iason6b+ **51
28Skorpios6a ***103
29Cleaner5c *8
6a 9
31Josi6a+ 19
32Jigi (ex Elpinor)6b 6
33Vasilis5c **55
34Philoxenia6a+ 42
35Valery & Thomas5c 73
36Octana6b ***25
37Ego *5c 2
38Stone Bakery *5a 3
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.

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