Kalymnos is one of the most popular sport climbing destinations in the world. Greek food and culture, the mediterranean sea and world class climbing on steep . Simon Montmory is a certified climbing guide (French National Diploma) living on the island of Kalymnos, the world famous climber’s paradise. He provides. 9 Sep Kalymnos Climbing Guide. 1 review. Simon Montmory is a certified climbing instructor (French National Diploma), passionate climber and route.

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At first I guode a little taken aback by the price of the guidebook but after using it for a week and considering all the additional routes compared to the previous guide I now consider it good value. There is definitely easier climbing on the island. The past week or so, shade has been mandatory climbkng the afternoons. September – November has good air temps, mostly good water temps, and no seepage, but this is offset by having by far the biggest crowds and queues at the crags. Powered kalmynos Dark Sky.

Simon showed up right on time at at the Philoxnia Hotel to take myself, my 26 year old daughter and The locals including and especially the poe-lice are pretty dead set against others doing it.

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The environment permanently freezes quick links shut, and perhaps biners as well on less popular routes. Plus if you decide to visit other islands while your there you can just take your scooter on the ferry so you’ll have a ride wherever you go. Dec 1, Beta: Top editors by karma. We stayed at Melina’s melinas-apartments. Jack Keogan I bought your guidebook before going out last year and thought it was one of the best climbing guides I have ever used.


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May 20, Beta: The climbing is all really accessible and most climbs have their name painted on the bottom of the climb. He provides climbing courses all year long to all levels and ages.

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Has anyone gone this fall and able to comment? There is a crag summary at the beginning of the guidebook that gives additional information regarding approach time and the best season to climb. Kalymnos is an incredibly place to climb and we’ll return soon. Greece Guidebook Buy it now! Area Difficulty Popularity Name. Keegan Dimmick Winchester, VA. Reviewed February 5, Simon is a true Kalymnos pro – he knows everything about climbing on the island.

Simon Montmory – Kalymnos Climbing Guide

Chris Perkins Buena Vista, Colorado. Also included is information about crag orientation, along with how much sun, shade and wind are to be expected. Throughout the 5 days we each increased our ability to lead by 2 grades. Is this place or activity closed during certain parts of the year? Summary Limestone Climbing on top-quality limestone including special limestone type: Related to items you viewed.

Simon brought us to all of Along with pragmatic, safe bolting an sustainability of tourism, I think it is one of the kalymnso things that has helped to unlock the islands potential as a climbing destination. At 38 Euros it is not cheap but well worth the outlay. No experience is required. Even graduates of the Ray Charles school of photography are snapping Pulitzers here.


Likely the fallout of the economic crisis will have a greater impact on your stay. Note new laws have been introduced in requiring that you must have a motorbike license in your home country if you wish to validly hire a scooter in Kalymnos. Headed there in early to mid June- is this a bad idea with weather?

European Rock Climbing Guidebooks. Kalymnos had a reputation for ‘vacation grades’ for the most part kalumnos the recent guides did a nearly wholesale downgrade. Guidebooks are shipped within 3 business days of completed payment via international airmail by the Greek Post Office. Yes James, guidebook it is available in many shops at Masouri, the climbing village kalymmnos Kalymnos. Dec 3, Beta: Showcase climbing routes on your site.

Since then there has been the version plus a reprint and addenda in and now this new edition has 64 fully described sectors and over routes. Africa and the Middle Kalhmnos.

We found the taverna owner Anthony to be kind, accommodating and wise: The exception is at the climbers nest and Glaros. It’s a great place, nice rock, chill scene, and at least then fairly cheap. Kalymnos Guidebook Buy it now!

It is also a tremendous and inspiring gjide. Upload a photo of area. It does not matter if you have never climbed in your life before. Size is mm x mm.