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Kalymnos Diving Center

Your 5 Star PADI Dive Resort on Kalymnos Island. KALYMNOS Diving Center is a 5 STAR PADI DIVE RESORT (no S-35718). Our diving activity is insured by DAN Europe. We comply with the European Standards about recreational scuba diving and for this we are annually inspected and certified by BUREAU VERITAS With personalized care and attention we offer: PADI training & certification for [...]

Kalymnos Diving Center 2018-06-19T07:33:51+00:00

Arginonta Valley step-by-step access. Please read and share!

Just two years after it was equipped, Arginonta Valley is already one of the most popular crags on Kalymnos (shade all day & well-bolted, easy to mid-grade routes). Still, many climbers continue to jump over the wire fence to access the cliffs. This is quite a problem for the shepherd using the land. It is very important to access [...]

Arginonta Valley step-by-step access. Please read and share! 2018-06-12T14:57:38+00:00

How to make Kalymnos lower-offs last longer

Worn carabiners at sector Arginonta Valley in 2018. Photo: Tom Eckert [Originally posted on July 07, 2011] Do you feel safe lowering off a half-worn carabiner? No, neither do we. On Kalymnos, despite the best efforts to keep bolts and anchors in perfect shape, worn carabiners are a sign of overuse. Climb after climb, after thousands of ascents bearing [...]

How to make Kalymnos lower-offs last longer 2018-06-12T14:55:19+00:00

Arginonta Valley And Black Buddha, Two New Sectors For Hot Weather Climbing

Arginonta Valley and Black Buddha are two newly-developed sectors across the road from the popular red cliff of Arginonta. Both new sectors were developed as part of the 2015/16 EU-funded maintenance and equipping project. The new cliffs fill a need on Kalymnos for more mid-grade climbs and more shade. With the vast majority of grades between 5c to 7a and shade from 10:00-16:00 at Black [...]

Arginonta Valley And Black Buddha, Two New Sectors For Hot Weather Climbing 2018-06-12T13:43:02+00:00

Prometheus, A Brand New Multi-Pitch On The South Face Of Telendos

Text and photos: Gordon Jenkin, Francis Haden Staggering along with heavy loads of gear in the deep heat of the South Face after spending a week equipping The Titan Towers was perhaps an unlikely moment of inspiration to volunteer for yet more arduous labour … however that ‘Lightning Bolt’ groove high up on the huge unclimbed [...]

Prometheus, A Brand New Multi-Pitch On The South Face Of Telendos 2018-06-12T13:41:46+00:00