A personal story about Silvio Reffo @ The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2013.

Video taken from vimeo.com

 

Amazing video from Shiran Maor on Vimeo, enjoy.

Thomas cook flights to Kos for 2015 are now available.

The new schedule for Easyjet flights to Kos for 2015 are announced.

We are happy to inform you that the new schedule of Ryanair flights 2015 to Kos is now online!

  1. When Simone Moro and Manolo were one of the first ones to climb on the island in the late 90s, the locals thought they were looking for pirate treasure up in the mountains, as climbing was such a foreign concept to them.
  2. The climbers tend to have to share their meals with the local goats as they are prone to raiding their rucksacks during the climbs.
  3. This year’s Kalymnos Climbing Festival is the first time the 6 legends of climbing Ben Moon, Jean-Baptiste Tribout, Yuji Hirayama, Boone Speed, Gerhard Hörhager and Patxi Arocena will climb together.
  4. Every Easter the locals celebrate the holiday with a mixture of fireworks and dynamite explosions up in the hills.
  5. The waters around the island are filled with shipwrecks and World War Two relics, and is subsequently a famous scuba-diving destination.
  6. Italian is the second unofficial language of the island due to having been under rule by them between 1912 and 1945 Kalymnos is a known climbing paradise, but before tourism came to the island the main livelihood for the residents was sponge-diving.
  7. The islands most popular bar has a tree that is decorated with old climbing shoes left by their former users.

  8. Source: http://www.thenorthfacejournal.com/

Here you will find all the final results of the North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2014.

Amazing video by climbing seekers.

The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2013

The entry route in the Grande Grotta in Kalymnos. The program is the following : power moves on good holds, massive rests on tuffas and incredible scenery... Kalymnos at its best!

OFFICIAL PARTNER

KOS KALYMNOS FERRY TIMETABLE

KALYMNOS BUS TIMETABLE

 

Online reservations for hotels, studios, houses and apartments in Kalymnos island.

We will be glad to help you book your accommodation in Kalymnos and give you all the necessary information for your trip.

How to come, where to go, what to see and everything you want to know so as to spend your vacations in the island.

 

Living in a climbing paradise

Instagram Photos