Guidebooks for Greece
Greece is home to the world famous rock climbing area of Kalymnos, a tiny island in southern Greece, which is claimed to have the highest concentration of sports routes anywhere in the world. However there are many other excellent climbing areas in Greece; from granite bouldering on the islands of Tinos; the sandstone of Meteora; to the limestone of Crete and Varasova near Petras.
All of these rock climbing guidebooks for Greece are in stock (unless otherwise stated) and are dispatched within 2 working days (usually 24 hours) from the UK.
Price:£39.95The definitive Kalymnos guidebook covers all the rock climbing, and sports climbing at Kalymnos in Greece. In total there are 64 different rock climbing areas and nearly 1,700 routes detailed ranging from F4a to F8c, including a section on deep water soloing. Published in December 2010 the guidebook is in English text throughout. All the routes are shown on good clear colour photo topo’s with French grades. More Information
Price:£22.50This is the definitive rock climbing, and sports climbing guidebook for Kapetaniana (Kofinas) in Crete, Greece. The guidebook details 8 different areas and covers over 120 routes. The rock climbing is on solid limestone rock and is mainly single pitch though there are some multi-pitch routes (up to 150m long). Published in 2006 the guidebook is in Greek, French, German and English text, with all routes illustrated on full colour photo-topos with French grades. More Information
Price:£23.95This guidebook describes 6 different rock climbing areas in Crete in the central part of the island. In total over 250 routes are detailed across a wide range of grades, which are mainly single pitch sports routes along with some multi-pitch trad routes. The areas covered are Malia and Skoteino on the north coast near the capital Iraklio; and Plakias, Agios Ioannis, Treis Ekklisies, and Agiofarango on the south coast. Agiofarango is the largest area with over 100 routes. Published in December 2009 the guidebook is in French and English text, with all routes illustrated on full colour photo-topos with French grades. More Information
Price:£12.99The Olympic Bloc guidebook describes 6 major bouldering areas in Greece and details over 750 problems across a wide range of grades. The areas covered are the island of Kos, Pinovo, Maronia, Rizoma (near Meteora), Varasova, and Bollywood (near Volos). Published in December 2005 the guidebook is in German, Greek and English text, with all problems illustrated on photo-topos with Fontainebleau grades. More Information
Price:£14.99The Tinos-Bloc guidebook describes the bouldering found on the Greek island of Tinos in the Aegean Sea. On Tinos there is a 20 sqkm granite bouldering field and this guidebook covers over 600 problems across a wide range of grades. In total 16 different sectors are described, however there is potential for developing many more problems and the guidebook indicates where this potential is. Published in 2008 the guidebook is in German, Greek and English text, with all problems illustrated on full colour photo-topos with Fontainebleau grades. More Information
Price:£19.99The Greece & The Middle East rock climbing Atlas, which covers the rock climbing, sports climbing and bouldering in Greece, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. A general introduction is given to each country, with a lot of photographs, maps and background information, that make you want to go and climb in these countries. Published in November 2006 and in English text throughout. More Information