The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival - Athletes

With The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival moving closer (see UKC announcement from May), the confirmed athlete line-up for the PROject competition has had some important updates, featuring some of the world's best climbers.

Athlete line-up:

  • Daila Ojeda
  • Anna Stöhr
  • Melissa Le Nevé
  • Barbara Zangerl
  • Dani Andrada
  • Gabriele Moroni
  • Michael Fuselier
  • Nicolas Favresse
  • Kilian Fischhuber

The North Face Athletes:

  • Yuji Hirayama
  • Caroline Ciavaldini
  • Hansjörg Auer
  • Emily Harrington
  • Sam Elias
  • Jacopo Larcher
  • Hervé Barmasse
  • James Pearson
  • Iker Pou
  • Denis Urubko
  • Eneko Pou
  • Simone Moro
  • Philipe Ribiere

The PROject Competition will be held on 8 hard, new projects in a new sector specifically bolted for the event. With the new routes being divided into men's projects and women's projects, climbers will have 3 days to work on the routes and a total of €10,000 prize money, which will be divided by the number of successful repetitions on each route.

Apart from the PROject Competition, The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival is offering a varied program for all participants: two climbing marathons, a storyteller's night, beach party and chill-out climbing with The North Face athletes being just some of the highlights.

Find more details on The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival website

Here are two taster videos giving you a flavour of what is going on:

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