The 5th edition of the guidebook for Kalymnos is now available. Written by Aris Theodoropoulos, the new version totally updates the latest developments of rock climbing on the magic island of Kalymnos.

Kalymnos guidebookChris Sharma repoints Jaws 8c in Sikati cave

Chris Sharma repoints Jaws 8c in Sikati cave

The new edition covers all 64 climbing sectors and approximately 1,700 routes in a pocket friendly format. It of course includes all the new areas on Telendos island and new deep water solo spots. More information about the crags is included alongside additional tips on equipping routes, safe belaying, route maintenance and so on, all supplemented by stunning photos. The book also lists all logistical solutions for an ideal stay on Kalymnos.


Petzl, as a long time partner of the development of rock climbing on Kalymnos, has of course supported Aris in this recent work. In 2006, a particular effort was made with the organization of the Petzl Roc Trip which was held in the unique sector of Sikati Cave.


The Kalymnos rock climbing guidebook can of course be purchased on the island. To prepare your next trip it's better to order it in advance: