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
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