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Therissos

Crete, GREECE

Climbs 100 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 388m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
Even if not so well known as the famous Samaria Gorge, Therisso Gorge is an impressive creation of nature very close to Chania city.

Therisso Gorge is located in the area of the picturesque Therisso village, which is in a distance of only 15 kilometers from Chania city. A big advantage of the gorge is that it is easily accessible in its greater part, as the well paved road leading from Chania city to Therisso village passes through the gorge.

Therisso Gorge is characterized by amazing natural beauty. When passing through the gorge, we can also visit the beautiful village of Therisso, a small picturesque village, which had an active role in the struggle for the independence of Crete from the Ottomans and its reunion with Greece. It was here that the historical Therisso Revolution took place in the beginning of the 20th century.

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
 SECTOR 1  
2PatataVII+  
3HliosVII  
4FeggariVII-  
5AdrenaliniVII-  
6Parallagi AdrenalinisVII+  
7KounoupiVII  
8MatrixVIII-  
9FiroulisVII  
10HouftomaVI  
11Taboula RasaVII-  
12ProjectVII  
13AsterixVII+  
14KathreptisVI-  
15ApelpisiaVII+  
16Red and BlackVIII  
17FiestaVIII  
18LolitaIX  
19Wraia pou einai ...IX+  
 SECTOR 2  
21Doureios IpposVI+  
22Metamesoniktia ProvoliVII-  
23SkorpiosVIII-  
24Roof GardenVII+  
25SourotiriVII  
26KathysterisiVI-  
27KopsiV  
28LokIV  
29Tolmon NikaVIII-  
 SECTOR 3  
31End of the begginingVIII  
 Climb nameGradex
32Kiss or ...VI  
33... KillX-  
34Slab gardenVI  
35ZuzunovaIX+  
36Therisso styleVI+  
37Fast and furiousVII+  
38Tokyo driftIX+  
39VoskoulisVII  
40VasoulaVIII+  
41KerasakiVI 2
42AlbadrosV+  
43DonaldVI  
44ThermopylesVII+  
45PoisonVII-  
 BIG BOULDER & SCOOP CAVE  
47Unknown Route 1Project  
48Unknown Route 2Project  
 SECTOR 4  
50ManikiVI  
51Sof. VenizelosVII-  
52El.VenizelosVI+  
 OPPOSITE SECTOR 4  
54Damokaeiob Emabh6a+  
55Alter Ego6a+  
56H'tan H'eni Tai7a  
57Mikph Apktoe7b  
58Epmonyaee (Huge Crack)6a  
59Just Right of Huge Crack6a  
60Arete7a  
61A29 12+7607a+  
62Slalom Baby6b 1
Access notes
Drive on the main road from Chania towards Platinias. Turn left onto the main road that heads towards the hospital. That is the only sign that you will be able to read in English. Come to the stop sign and turn left then an immedate left at the next intersection. Follow that road until you come to the first stop light then turn left. Follow that road, then when you get to the next intersection "Y" stay to the left. follow that road all the way to Therrisso. In Greek the towns name look like this Φερισο just follow the signs that say that on it. All the climbs at about 14km out of Chania, 4-5km befor you reach the town. Most of the climbs are on the right hand side of the road.

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