Grande Grotta Rock Climbing
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 Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Grande Grotta
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Grande Grotta:
Massalia 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 4 pitches, 300'
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'
Aphrodite 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Ivi 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Tufantastic 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 125'
Aegialis 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Priapos 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
Featured Route For Grande Grotta
Ivi 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Europe
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The right end of the three ridiculously popular low 7 routes. These tend to get hammered all day, either as warm-ups for the harder routes or as projects for those getting into the grade. The singular moves are all fairly easy, with so many rests you might confuse your real objective of climbing up with finding the next rest. Probably no harder than the 7a+ routes to the left, and probably no harder than 6c when taking advantage of the rests....[more] Browse More Classics in International
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Grande Grotta in the early evening.
A view from inside the Grande Grotta