And so, for reasons beyond my control, we have to call it a day. It’s been a nice little ride in the blogosphere and a rather pleasant one I have to say. Hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. Thank you everyone for reading and thank you for contributing. See ya Giorgos image CC by Rajarshi MITRA […]Read more "This is the end"
Kokkinovrahos or simply Liantina as we used to call it back in 2010 when it was still a semi-secret crag, is a beautiful cliff on the foothills of Taygetos. It was arbitrarily named after the nearby village and hometown of the member of the team who discovered the place. In fact, the crag is closer […]Read more "Kokkinovrahos Liantinas and the unfinished tale of a great would-be crag"
So let me tell you what we did last summer, winter…well ok… August 2015. It’s kind of weird but sometimes when you travel to a distant place, you can end up being so far away from home that keeping on the same course will no longer get you further away but instead will start moving […]Read more "Two Days of Reality Reversal in the Australian Blue Mountains"
Although Athens has more than 40 crags, there is still lots of potential for route setting and plenty of untouched rock. Most of the virgin cliffs are located out of common sight and require a bit of exploration to find them. One such hidden gem has been “discovered” and developed by local Athenian climber George Rousalis […]Read more "Ekstrateia – A new sport crag in Athens"
About a month ago I received an email from a Slovakian climber named Radim enquiring info about climbing in Athens. It turned out that Radim and his daughter Nina, after having read the recent feature of Rock and Ice magazine, had decided to visit Athens to discover on their own if climbing here is really […]Read more "Slovakian Visitors"
Το Σαββατοκύριακο 25 -26 Απριλίου πραγματοποιήθηκε το 1ο Αναρριχητικό Φεστιβάλ στα βράχια της Φυλής. O Μανώλης Φουντουλάκης που έζησε το φεστιβάλ από μέσα, μας δίνει την εικόνα του διημέρου – Κειμενο: Μ.Φουντουλάκης, Φωτογραφίες Α. Μάρκου. Όταν οι αναρριχητικές παρέες συναντιούνται στη μέση της διαδρομής ή αλλιώς το Αναρριχητικό Φεστιβάλ Αττικής στην περιοχή της Φυλής. Η ιδέα για το […]Read more "Φεστιβαλ Αναρριχησης στη Φυλη"
After our annual climbing road trip was washed away in the phenomenal rainwave of March, we decided to try our luck again, turning once more towards the Peloponnese for the reception of a spring long overdue. Fortunately this time, the curse of the Gkiona sling (more on than on a future post) was finally lifted […]Read more "Nedousa and the delightful solitude of an Easter climbing holiday"