Evening view of Telendos from Grande Grotta.
Wildly overhanging sport climbs loaded with unique formations (stalactites, tufas, blobs, etc).
Past the town of Masouri look for the impressive cave and park near the hotel "Philoxenia". Take the path up to the impressive cave with steep climbs loaded with unique formations (stalactites, tufas, blobs, etc).
Weather station 12.6 miles from here
15 Total Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grande Grotta:
Taz 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Kalypipe 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 100'
Trela 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
DNA 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Ivi 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Tufantastic 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 125'
Priapos 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
Aegialis 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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Aegialis 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Europe
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4 stars is not a high enough rating for this route. Super-Mega-Classic endurance testpiece would be the description I would give it. Aegialis starts up large tufas offering several good rests but after the first 40' the real endurance feast begins with wildly overhanging moves up smaller tufa fins. If your really enginuitive you might be able to find a few semi-rests through the middle section of this route but the pump clock is ticking. Luckily the route finishes on better holds with more g...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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