Kalymnos Intermediate Climbing Course

Kalymnos Intermediate Climbing Course

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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: from Beginner to Advanced
  • Spoken languages: Greek, French, English
  • Fitness level: from Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration: 4-7 days
  • Cancellation policy: 
    strict1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Wild Sport shop, Masouri
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

The Rock Climbing courses in Kalymnos are specifically designed for those who want to progress in rock climbing. During one week, under the supervision of your experienced and passionate climbing instructor, you will develop and train your climbing techniques, build your confidence on the rock and take your climbing to a new level. All this in a fun and relax holiday’s atmosphere, sunshine, delicious greek food and the blue clear Aegean sea nearby…

You can get a training course tailored to your experience by Simon Montmory, and advance you skills in one of the many routes in Kalymnos or Telendos. Simon is fully qualified and has a multi year experience in rock climbing in Kalymnos, Switzerland, France, Spain, Canada and China. Priority by the guide is given to safety that's why the courses are designed according to the experience and the expectations of the climber. There's no better alternative for your holidays, than climbing on the rocks during the day and swimming on the blue Aegean waters after. 

Kalymnos is widely considered a sport climber´s paradise. It is surrounded by some of the finest limestone crags in the world, offering a huge range of climbing on slabs, big walls, overhangs and tufas to suit every level and style. It’s the ideal site to discover climbing or improve your technic.

There are courses for beginner climbers and training or coaching for intermediate and advanced climbers. There are different dates according to experience. Please consult the dates of the courses and coaching under the variant. The climbing levels are from 5A to 7A. 

Objectives of the courses

-Develop climbing techniques
-Build new strategies
-Discover new moves
-Mental and breathing control
-New relaxation techniques 
-Confidence building

Itinerary

The courses start at 8:30 in the climbing spot and finish at 16:30

Day 1: Arrival on the island

Day 2: Grande Grotta Area, the symbol of climbing in Kalymnos

Assessing your climbing and security techniques to develop a custom climbing program. Your first steps on stalactites

Day 3: Climbing exercises and progress (gestural, fluidity, breathing and way of reading)

Initiation / training in lead climbing

Day 4: Climbing on the island of Telendos

Lead climbing, gaining confidence and enjoying the most beautiful routes

Day 5: Rest - Activities: diving, cycling, kayaking, beach

Day 6: Climbing in a canyon with views of the south face Telendos

Climbing and progression.

Day 7: Climb following paths at your level!

Day 8: Return 

Offers

1
5 Days Beginner Rock Climbing Course

This is an introduction course to outdoor rock climbing. Ideal for indoor climbers who want to make the transition from indoor to outdoor rock climbing and for casual climbers who want to acquire basic climbing and safety skills. The level is from 5a to 6a. 

What will you learn? 

All techniques for single pitch sport climbing
Top-rope climb (possibility of intro to lead climbing)
Safe belaying
Understanding of outdoor risks
Basic safety skills
Build confidence
Coaching and training to progress in your level

Itinerary

The courses are on specific dates - Choose one of the following dates if you are less than two persons. For groups (minimum two people) you can have different dates than indicated. 

May
-21st to 26th

July
-3rd to 8th

August
-14th to 19th

Activity requirements

Indoor climbers or beginners on the rock.

16 years old minimum age to participate in the activity

Sport level:Beginner
Duration:4-7 days
Meeting point:
Wild Sport shop, Masouri
Included:
  • Climbing equipment
Excluded:
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Accommodation
2
5 Days Intermediate Rock Climbing Course

This course is aimed to climbers with some top-rope climbing experience who are ready to make the next step and become an autonomous climber for single pitch sport climbing.  Kalymnos is the ideal location to learn to lead with well protected routes, close bolting and a huge range of climbing styles!

What will you learn? 

Top-rope and lead climbing
Top-rope and lead belaying
Build confidence climbing and leading
Understanding of outdoor risks (transition outdoor/indoor)
Basic safety skills
Coaching and training to progress in your level.

Itinerary

The courses are on specific dates - Choose one of the following dates if you are less than two persons. For groups (minimum two people) you can have different dates than indicated. 

April
-3rd to 8th 
-17th to 22nd

May
-8th to 13th
-22nd to 27th 

June
-5th to 10th
-25th June to 2nd July

July
-10th to 15th

August
-27th August to 3rd September

September
-3rd to 10th 
-10th to 15th
-19th to 24th

October
-2nd to7nd
-16th to 21st

Activity requirements

For climbers with some top-rope climbing experience (from 5b).
No outdoor climbing experience required. No lead climbing experience required.
16 years old minimum age to participate in the activity.

Sport level:Intermediate
Duration:4-7 days
Meeting point:
Wild Sport shop, Masouri
Included:
  • Climbing equipment
Excluded:
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Accommodation
3
5 Days Rock Climbing Performance Coaching

Ideal for climbers who want to challenge themselves and progress in the most beautiful routes of Kalymnos. Simon works with you on the efficiency of your climbing movements, mental skills, breathing, climbing strategies and physical aspects.  He will choose the best routes for you to optimize the development of your competences on the rock and of course, to enjoy the best of Kalymnos! At the end of the week, you will climb harder, be more confident to work projects and onsight harder routes. You will be able to analyse your climbing so you can build your own training program to progress back home.

Course content:

-Train and learn specific climbing techniques 
-Mental coaching
-Develop better movement
-Build confidence lead climbing
-Strategies and rhythm to send your route
-Learn dynamic belay for lead climbing and falls

Breathing
-Redpoint: learn to work efficiently on a project
-Analyse your climbing and develop stratefies to progress

 

Itinerary

The coaching are on specific dates - Choose one of the following dates if you are less than two persons. For groups (minimum two people) you can have different dates than indicated. 

May
-1st to 6th
-15th to 22nd 

September
-25th to 30th

October
-16th to 21st

Activity requirements

For climbers with some lead climbing experience from 6b to 7a.

Sport level:Advanced
Duration:4-7 days
Meeting point:
Wild Sport shop, Masouri
Included:
  • Climbing equipment
Excluded:
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Accommodation

Meeting point

Wild Sport shop, Masouri Get directions
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Really fun and interesting days of climbing. Discovering really nice places to climb in Kalymnos.

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