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Performance coaching - first steps on stalactites in Grande Grotta, first 7a!
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Performance coaching - Kalymnos

07.08.2010 by Simon Montmory

See your grade, climbing ability and performance soar in the best routes of Kalymnos island!

Reach the next grade!

Kalymnos is widely considered a sport climber´s paradise, a world class rock climbing destination!

The island has some of the finest limestone crags in the world offering a huge range of climbing (more than 2000 routes) in a relaxed holidays atmosphere with the warm Aegean sea nearby and the amazing hospitality and cuisine of the locals...

The "Kalymnos Rock Climbing Holidays - Performance coaching" is 5 guided and instructed climbing days in the most beautiful routes of the island.

Under the supervision of your qualified, experienced and passionate (!) climbing instructor, you will develop:

- Lead & Top-rope climbing
- Lead belaying
- Onsighting & Redpointing (work your project)
- Safety skills – Understanding of outdoor risks
- Coaching and training to progress in your level.
- Build confidence
- Train and learn climbing techniques (balance, footwork, strenght, on all styles of rock, from slab to stalactites).
- Coaching and training to progress in your level.

For climbers with some lead climbing experience (5c and +) who want to push their limits, build confidence and spend nice holidays between rock and sea!


The program of the climbing camp is tailored to your requirements. The low ratio instructor-climber allows a personalized program to improve your climbing skills according to your experience.
Here is an example of a climbing camp program (can be modified according to the weather and the level of participants):

Day 1: Arrival at Kos or Kalymnos Airport.  Ferry from Kos to Kalymnos (20 minutes)

Day 2: Climb next to Grande Grota, the symbol of rock-climbing in Kalymnos! Safety and climbing evaluation to design your personalized climbing program for the week. Climb on stalactites.  Dinner with the group at the local shepard's restaurant.

Day 3: Poets/Kalydna - Train efficient climbing techniques and skills, balance and footwork, enjoy climbing with view on Telendos!

Day 4: Telendos island - Practice your climbing skills and enjoy climbing above the sea!

Day 5: Rest day. Possibilities of kayak, bicycle, scuba diving, beach...

Day 6: Arginonta: climb on the red rock of Arginonta with the blue/turquoise sea. Train specific skills to improve your climbing, build your confidence and enjoy superb and colourful climbing routes!

Day 7: Rock-climbing in Odyssey. Red-point a project.
Day 8: Departure

Accommodation Details

We offer you different choice of accomodation, according to your budget and number of persons:

- Studios or B&B: from 25 euros/night for 2 persons. Facilities: private balcony with seaview, full equipped kitchen, bathroom and WIFI.

- Hotel: from 30 to 55 euros/night, including breakfast. Facilities: private balcony with seaview, bathroom, safe deposit box, sitting room, refrigerators, WIFI, Satellite TV, air condition and swimming pool.

- Appartment or house: ideal for familly or group of friends, from 15 euros/pers. Facilities: private balcony with seaview, full equiped kitchen, living room, bathroom, washing machine, 2 bedrooms (or more), WIFI, air condition, TV.

All accomdodations are at a walking distance of minimarkets, restaurants, scooter rental, cafes, shops, beach and part of climbing sectors.

We help you to organize your stay on Kalymnos and to book the accomodation of your choice.

Upcoming climbing camp:

September 1st - 8th

September 22nd - 30th (sill 3 places available): come and enjoy the Kalymnos Climbing Festival with us! Meet some of the best world's climbers!

October 6th - 13th (still 3 places available)

October 14th - 21st

Ocotober 21st - 28th

November 4th - 11th (3 places available)

Christmas Holidays

Decmber 22nd - 29th

December 29th - January 5th


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