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Kalymnos a novembre

02.12.2010 di Simon Montmory

Climbing Camps, Multipitch, new routes

This year again, November was a perfect period for climbing in Kalymnos: perfect temperature, climbing in the sun and the shade, the crags for ourselves, good company and still time for a swim in the sea before an amazing sunset.

Here are some pictures of our November climbing camp – Performance coaching. During 5 days, the group learned, climbed and enjoy as much as possible! They climbed all styles of rock, on tufas in Grande Grotta, slabs in Poets, big pockets in Ghost Kitchen, visited more than 8 sectors and sometimes did 9 routes a day! It was good challenges and improvement for everybody, reaching 6c+ to 7b, and some 7a+ onsight!

It was also good conditions for Learning Multipitch, on School sector in Kalymnos. The sun arrives in the morning from the first pitch, the view on Telendos is amazing and it was a great first experience for these 2 beginner climbers. Probably the first of many multi-pitch for them! Then, it was time to explore some new routes, up to 8a, that have been equipped this fall in the sectors Zeus, Gerakios, Arginonta and Summertime. It was great to discover again Zeus. It has a little something different with the fig trees all around and the small lambs playing nearby. Gerakios is another sector to discover, above Masouri, very quiet, with nice lines and an amazing view on Myrties and the islands of Patmos and Astypaleia by clear weather. Summertime is already very popular and now has more routes for beginners (4-5b) and some harder routes (7b to 7c+?). Thanks to all the equipers! Time also for drilling! The sector Saint Fotis is under construction… that’ll be one of the major sector! More info coming soon.

We are now getting ready for the Christmas Climbing Camp from December 26th to January 2nd. It’s always a nice climbing period, often climbing in T-shirt on the sunny crags and then, having a nice hot meal at the local taverna.

You are welcome to join us! Upcoming Kalymnos climbing camp :
December 26th – January 2nd – Intermediate/Performance Coaching (still 4 places available)

Calendar 2013 February – March: join us to climb in Spain!
Climbing camps – Multipitch – Private guiding/courses Contact us for more info!

March 30th – April 6th – Intermediate
April 6th – 13th – Learn to lead
April 20th – 27th – Intermediate
April 27th – May 4th – Performance coaching
May 11th – 18th – Intermediate
May 25th - June 1st – Learn to lead
June 8th – 15th – Performance coaching
June 22nd – 29th – Learn to lead
July 7th – 14th - Introduction to Outdoor sport climbing
July 21st – 28th – Introduction to Outdoor sport climbing
August 4th – 11th – Introduction to Outdoor sport climbing/Learn to lead
August 11th – 18th – Introduction to Outdoor sport climbing
August 18th – 25th - Introduction to Outdoor sport climbing/learn to lead
September 1st – 8th – Intermediate
September 15th – 22nd – Intermediate/Performance coaching
October 6th – 13th - Intermediate/Performance coaching
October 26th – November 2nd – Intermediate/Performance coaching
November 2nd – 9th – Performance coaching
December 21st – 28th - Intermediate/Performance coaching

*Climbing camps are possible from 2 persons ** Other dates are also possible

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