20m.

Rockfax Description
Steep climbing between the tufas leads to a small cave rest. Finish with some hard moves up the very steep wall above. © Rockfax

FA. Karsten Oelze Oct/1999

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ROCKFAX Kalymnos Top 50 x2

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Chris(cface!) 30 May, 2007 Show βeta
βeta: Good on ya Mike! Totally agree best route I did here, great flowstone climbing! 3 stars! Everyone should do it/fall off it!
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βeta: Good on ya Mike! Totally agree best route I did here, great flowstone climbing! 3 stars! Everyone should do it/fall off it!
Ben Stokes 24 May, 2006 Show βeta
βeta: Very good, varied climbing on large holds all the way. Providing you stay calm the top bulge isn't a problem.
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βeta: Very good, varied climbing on large holds all the way. Providing you stay calm the top bulge isn't a problem.
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Sarah Statham 2 Apr Lead dnf Worked the lower section a bit and then out of energy for the upper crux- felt hard.
Worked the lower section a bit and then out of energy for the upper crux- felt hard.
mike reed 25 Nov, 2018 Lead
with Basher
with Basher
Hidden 20 Oct, 2018 Lead dog
rachelpearce01 2 Oct, 2018 Lead dog Did the cruxes and fell off at the last bolt. Must have read it wrong, really annoying :|
Did the cruxes and fell off at the last bolt. Must have read it wrong, really annoying :|
George_Surf 1 Oct, 2018 Lead O/S Pumpy climbing to a good rest in the cave before the burly/technical crux through the bulge. No undercling or dyno neccessary
Pumpy climbing to a good rest in the cave before the burly/technical crux through the bulge. No undercling or dyno neccessary
Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing 25 Sep, 2018 Lead O/S Last route of the day, and it felt like it too. Is the grading at Odyssey a little stiff or am I just tired?!
Last route of the day, and it felt like it too. Is the grading at Odyssey a little stiff or am I just tired?!
Hidden 9 Aug, 2018 Lead RP
Hidden 19 Jun, 2018 Lead
ohyeahhh 26 Apr, 2018 Lead dnf Absolutely no goose at all today, got halfway up bolt to bolt, felt like shit and came down hoping for a second wind, it didn’t come started tomorrow’s rest day early. Great route though tried last year and was looking forward to it.
Absolutely no goose at all today, got halfway up bolt to bolt, felt like shit and came down hoping for a second wind, it didn’t come started tomorrow’s rest day early. Great route though tried last year and was looking forward to it.
Stanners 26 Apr, 2018 Lead O/S
with Kalymnos 2018 gang
with Kalymnos 2018 gang
Fred-altivouac ??, 2018 -
aiyer 3 Nov, 2017 Lead RP Fun squishing through the middle bit...
with wojt
Fun squishing through the middle bit...
with wojt
Hidden 21 Oct, 2017 Lead RP
alice fuller ?Oct, 2017 Lead RP Ace route.. went Woj's way out onto the top of the tufa before the little cave... but it freaked me a bit, as a fall from there would be unpleasant.
with aiyer, wojt
Ace route.. went Woj's way out onto the top of the tufa before the little cave... but it freaked me a bit, as a fall from there would be unpleasant.
with aiyer, wojt
Hidden 10 May, 2017 Lead RP
Stu Lightford 8 May, 2017 Lead β Superb climbing all the way. 2 nice crux sections. Made up to flash this first climb of the day.
with TayTay
Superb climbing all the way. 2 nice crux sections. Made up to flash this first climb of the day.
with TayTay
AlexRenshaw 4 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Tim Raffle, Dalai Farmer
with Tim Raffle, Dalai Farmer
Hidden 3 May, 2017 Lead β
Ed Booth 3 May, 2017 Lead O/S
with Kaly crew 5/17
with Kaly crew 5/17
ez does it 2 May, 2017 Lead RP
Abigailmorris ?May, 2017 Lead
Ri 30 Apr, 2017 Lead O/S Excellent.
Excellent.
Sarah Statham 14 Apr, 2017 Lead dnf
Rockmonkey1977 14 Apr, 2017 Lead RP Went for the onsight and failed at the crux... Second attempt was much the same as I hadn't looked at the crux holds... So then I checked em out and found the undercling, thus avoiding the big dyno. Sent next attempt. 😃
Went for the onsight and failed at the crux... Second attempt was much the same as I hadn't looked at the crux holds... So then I checked em out and found the undercling, thus avoiding the big dyno. Sent next attempt. 😃
Constant Solo 14 Apr, 2017 Lead dog Great climb, one to come back for.
Great climb, one to come back for.
Hidden 5 Apr, 2017 Lead RP
Hidden 20 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
Hidden 11 Nov, 2016 Lead O/S
a_hein 29 Oct, 2016 Lead RP Brilliant route! Frustratingly my foot popped after the crux on the onsight, so forced to make do with the rp. Probably one of the best routes of the holiday, interesting, sustained climbing.
with Alastair Robertson
Brilliant route! Frustratingly my foot popped after the crux on the onsight, so forced to make do with the rp. Probably one of the best routes of the holiday, interesting, sustained climbing.
with Alastair Robertson
Alastair R 29 Oct, 2016 Lead β Fantastic, varied route, a contender for best 7a+ on the island??
with a_hein
Fantastic, varied route, a contender for best 7a+ on the island??
with a_hein
JamesWilliams 23 Oct, 2016 Lead RP Bolt to bolt to get the draws in the sent it like a postman dyno sceeenes
with Aaron Ramirez , adamre12
Bolt to bolt to get the draws in the sent it like a postman dyno sceeenes
with Aaron Ramirez , adamre12
Ian Bell 3 Oct, 2016 TR dog Clean to the cave, couple of falls above
Clean to the cave, couple of falls above
C coldwell-storry 23 Sep, 2016 Lead O/S
with Jake Rogers
with Jake Rogers
MayaKeen 2 Sep, 2016 Lead RP Yay, my first 7a+. Long overdue. Beautiful route and good for short people as there are opportunities for lots of stemming to get higher.
with Paul
Yay, my first 7a+. Long overdue. Beautiful route and good for short people as there are opportunities for lots of stemming to get higher.
with Paul
MayaKeen 16 Aug, 2016 TR
with stp
with stp
stp 16 Aug, 2016 Lead O/S A really top route, great climbing and position. Did during a brief period of a decent breeze. Not too hard for the grade but harder than 7a. Bottom end E5 6a.
A really top route, great climbing and position. Did during a brief period of a decent breeze. Not too hard for the grade but harder than 7a. Bottom end E5 6a.
matiamallia 5 Jun, 2016 Lead RP
Hidden 30 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
PaddyN 28 Apr, 2016 Lead dog
derekb 28 Apr, 2016 Lead dnf
with paddy/Matthew - team Dublin
with paddy/Matthew - team Dublin
peetermans 2 Apr, 2016 Lead RP 2nd try-- couldnt reach shoukder so palmed and just about reached a nic hole :-)
with Mum
2nd try-- couldnt reach shoukder so palmed and just about reached a nic hole :-)
with Mum
Billg 1 Apr, 2016 Lead RP
with Andrea Gregory
with Andrea Gregory
Aaron.Clifford 31 Oct, 2015 Lead O/S
with Renna Clifford
with Renna Clifford
Annelies 22 Oct, 2015 Lead RP
JLS 19 Oct, 2015 Lead dog Yikes! Found some stiff moves on this one.
with Koon
Yikes! Found some stiff moves on this one.
with Koon
Koon 19 Oct, 2015 Lead dog One go for the onsight but failed miserably after the wee cave.
with JLS
One go for the onsight but failed miserably after the wee cave.
with JLS
mhairi thorburn 14 Oct, 2015 Lead RP 2nd go after heading off too far right at the tufas on the o/s
with Davy
2nd go after heading off too far right at the tufas on the o/s
with Davy
Hidden 13 Oct, 2015 Lead RP
Hidden 11 Oct, 2015 Lead β
mikedevcole 11 Oct, 2015 Lead RP Good climbing with good rests. Happy to get this on my second go.
Good climbing with good rests. Happy to get this on my second go.
vertigo 8 Oct, 2015 Lead RP
with tom106
with tom106
tom106 5 Oct, 2015 Lead rpt Forgot I'd done it already apparently...
Forgot I'd done it already apparently...
Stuart William ?Oct, 2015 Lead dnf Good but just not feeling confident or steady. Bailed off at the cave. Disappointed
Good but just not feeling confident or steady. Bailed off at the cave. Disappointed
Hidden 27 Sep, 2015 Lead RP
Mat Welsh 27 Sep, 2015 Lead β Good tufa climbing with a couple of hard sections and otherwise steady going
Good tufa climbing with a couple of hard sections and otherwise steady going
Hidden 12 May, 2015 Lead RP
TomJ 8 May, 2015 Lead dog
with Jen, Jon_Warner
with Jen, Jon_Warner
Kris suriyo 3 May, 2015 Lead O/S
krasavenko 17 Apr, 2015 Lead dnf climbing was very nice up until my foot slipped whilst pulling slack to clip with the rope wrapped round my leg.... not ideal
with Ben F
climbing was very nice up until my foot slipped whilst pulling slack to clip with the rope wrapped round my leg.... not ideal
with Ben F
LucasHarazin 3 Nov, 2014 Lead β
FelixPeterken 30 Oct, 2014 Lead Should have got it first attempt not third! Thwarted by not knowing where to go and a foot slip.
with AndrewP
Should have got it first attempt not third! Thwarted by not knowing where to go and a foot slip.
with AndrewP
Hidden 28 Oct, 2014 Lead
bik 8 Oct, 2014 Lead RP
jess ?Oct, 2014 Lead O/S
with buzby
with buzby
Braintax ?Oct, 2014 Lead dog a little project
a little project
galerito 10 Aug, 2014 Lead RP 2nd go,tricky middle section, nice secuence at the crux
2nd go,tricky middle section, nice secuence at the crux
Jon_Warner 22 May, 2014 Lead RP 1st RP. Sequence on the tricky side for 7a+.
with Tom Jordan, Jenni
1st RP. Sequence on the tricky side for 7a+.
with Tom Jordan, Jenni
Hidden 2 May, 2014 Lead O/S
Nickc ?May, 2014 Lead RP
Hidden 6 Apr, 2014 Lead β
Qisheng Xie 3 Apr, 2014 Lead RP
Jon Garside ?Apr, 2014 Lead O/S
with Becky
with Becky
Hidden 21 Mar, 2014 Lead O/S
dan gibson 11 Nov, 2013 Lead O/S
with julie carroll
with julie carroll
PeteH 6 Oct, 2013 Lead O/S
with Brian McAlinden
with Brian McAlinden
dswansonlow 12 Jun, 2013 Lead O/S
with Helen
with Helen
Hidden 3 May, 2013 Lead O/S
The Grist 15 Apr, 2013 Lead dog One fall. Need to red point now.
with Alan Barnes
One fall. Need to red point now.
with Alan Barnes
Hidden 15 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 15 Apr, 2013 Lead O/S
Hidden 8 Apr, 2013 Lead β
Carter 8 Apr, 2013 Lead dog
with Ed F
with Ed F
vyl20 8 Apr, 2013 Lead dnf
DeanT ??, 2013 Lead O/S
tom106 2 Oct, 2012 Lead O/S
dannyboy83 28 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with tom106
with tom106
will smith11 13 Sep, 2012 Lead O/S
with Ben Davison
with Ben Davison
dan ely 4 Sep, 2012 Lead β
with may
with may
Hidden 3 Sep, 2012 Lead dog
AlistairB 20 Aug, 2012 Lead O/S Really good!
with LisaA
Really good!
with LisaA
mux ?Jul, 2012 Lead rpt
Jay81 1 May, 2012 Lead RP
with Tomar
with Tomar
Naomi Kyan 1 May, 2012 Lead RP
Tris.w 20 Apr, 2012 Lead O/S Amazing route
with Naomi
Amazing route
with Naomi
Hidden 15 Apr, 2012 TR dog
Hidden 15 Apr, 2012 Lead dog
MDowson 11 Apr, 2012 Lead dog
ewen 7 Apr, 2012 Lead RP
tom harrison ?Apr, 2012 Lead
Hidden ??, 2012 -
mike reed ??, 2012 -
Adam Booth 11 Oct, 2011 Lead RP 1st RP
1st RP
wilsonmackenzie 5 Sep, 2011 Lead RP Put clips up then did it first go. Very nice route
Put clips up then did it first go. Very nice route
RdC 4 Sep, 2011 Lead RP
ChrisCSC89 4 Sep, 2011 Lead RP 2nd go
2nd go
NDD 2 Sep, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 10 Aug, 2011 Lead O/S
Hidden 28 Apr, 2011 Lead dog
jgustafsson 7 Apr, 2011 Lead dog Didn't spot undercling on crux, and narrowly fell off in a fairly spectacular inverted fashion. Annoyed.
with Jen
Didn't spot undercling on crux, and narrowly fell off in a fairly spectacular inverted fashion. Annoyed.
with Jen
Kev Little ??, 2011 Lead RP
John Henry Wynn 18 Nov, 2010 Lead O/S One of the best routes in kalymnos
One of the best routes in kalymnos
Milnes 19 Oct, 2010 Lead rpt
with Stacey
with Stacey
Hidden 14 Oct, 2010 Lead RP
skygodley 14 Oct, 2010 Lead O/S
with SarahM
with SarahM
Dougie Harvey 22 Sep, 2010 Lead RP 2nd go
with Morgan Woods, georgel, catt, Richie Pardede
2nd go
with Morgan Woods, georgel, catt, Richie Pardede
georgel 22 Sep, 2010 Lead RP Got this 2nd go after some useful beta. Brilliant climb
with iain
Got this 2nd go after some useful beta. Brilliant climb
with iain
Hidden 1 Jan, 2010 Lead β
Hidden 17 Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
Glenn Sutcliffe 17 Oct, 2009 2nd
Hidden 11 Oct, 2009 Lead dog
Gus ?Oct, 2009 Lead O/S
Hidden 26 May, 2009 Lead dog
DavidR 26 May, 2009 Lead O/S Really pleased with this one! Awesome route. Quite widely spaced bolts.
Really pleased with this one! Awesome route. Quite widely spaced bolts.
nicolat ?Apr, 2009 TR
with James Mitchell
with James Mitchell
Hidden 24 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
IceBun 14 Oct, 2008 Lead RP
with Dan Richardson
with Dan Richardson
Richard Horn 10 Oct, 2008 Lead O/S
Hidden 2 Oct, 2008 Lead RP
Phill Mitch ?Oct, 2008 Lead β
with peter and dean greenwood
with peter and dean greenwood
Hidden 25 Sep, 2008 Lead dog
Morgan Woods 22 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S Easy first section leading to a very powerful move over the bulge.
with Iain
Easy first section leading to a very powerful move over the bulge.
with Iain
ksjs 13 Sep, 2008 Lead O/S quite technical bridging up the lower tufa and quite powerful pulling through the bulge. good but not a patch on Lucky Strike IIRC (or maybe i was just tired?)
quite technical bridging up the lower tufa and quite powerful pulling through the bulge. good but not a patch on Lucky Strike IIRC (or maybe i was just tired?)
Pete Wimbush ?Mar, 2008 Lead β
with Gavin Singleton
with Gavin Singleton
Jake Shaw ??, 2008 Lead O/S
keefe 21 Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
with Tansy
with Tansy
Hidden ?Oct, 2007 Lead O/S
Chris(cface!) ??, 2007 Lead RP 3rd redpoint, should have been 2nd, arse!!
with Vanias
3rd redpoint, should have been 2nd, arse!!
with Vanias
martroberts 13 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S Really fun route
Really fun route
Steve Crowe 2 Oct, 2006 Lead O/S
with karin
with karin
mux ?Jul, 2006 Lead
with Austrian Girl ?..
with Austrian Girl ?..
Alan Cameron-Duff 10 Oct, 2005 Lead O/S
Hidden ?May, 2004 Lead β
Hidden ??, 2004 -
Hidden 7 Nov, 2001 Lead
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Style of ascent
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