Altitude 311m a.s.l
Peristeri, Kalymnos © Catherine Speakman
Symplegades is a peculiar work of nature being made up of two 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. It is often cool and breezy here. There are more routes on various buttresses running away leftwards.
Drive up the bends heading from Myrties towards Pothia and at their top turn left and follow 'to the climbing' signs to parking by a gate (scooters only) Walk up the drive then follow a track left for the 'other' sectors or up the hill into the canyon on the right for Symplegades
Walking Time: 15mins
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 - Climbers - 27/Sep/08