The rock climbing in southern and central Kalymnos is the least developed area in terms of rock climbing, though there is plenty of scope here to develop new crags and routes. The climbing here is much quieter and hence feels a little more remote than the rest of the island.
Rock climbing areas in southern Kalymnos
|No||Crag Name/Sector||Total No of Routes||Number of routes in grade range|
|Up to 5c+||6a to 6b+||6c to 7a+||7b & over|
|15||Je T' Amie||47||23||15||6||3|
The comprehensive guidebook for Kalymnos is the 8th edition of the Kalymnos rock climbing guidebook published in 2018. This Kalymnos guidebook is produced and published by local climbers with some of the profits contributing to the island’s bolt fund. The guidebook includes a unique scratch code that allows you to download an app of the guidebook for both iOS and Android devices.
For information on getting to Kalymnos, the best time of the year to visit, and the type of equipment required go to the Kalymnos Logistics page.