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Elevation: 1,418 ft 432 m
GPS: 37.00814, 26.91068
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Shared By: D. Durrant on Aug 14, 2011
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Telendos is a small island that sits off the northwestern shore of Kalymnos. The island was part of Kalymnos until the mid 6th century A.D., when an earthquake collapsed the land bridge. Telendos is free of roads and has a very sleepy feel.
There are a variety of crags on the island, caves, vertical walls, and even a long adventurous climb to the top of the north face. The Three Caves sit above the small town and are easy seen from Armeos, Masouri, and Myrties. With crags on all sides of the island one is sure to find the aspect they are looking for.

Getting There Suggest change

There are many ferries (small fishing boats really) that leave from Myrties jetty many times during the day. The boat will first go to the village of Telendos (10 minutes). Then it'll go around the back side of the island and drop you off at Irox.

If you want to go to the village of Telendos, it's 3 euro per person each way (2024 price). If you want to go to Irox, it's 15 euro per person round trip. The minimum amount to go to Irox is 6 people. Bringing more than 6 people doesn't decrease the price. You can arrange with the boat captain a pick up time to return to Kalymnos at the end of the day. 

The walk from Telendos village to Irox is about 45 minutes. 

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Classic Climbing Routes at Telendos Island

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 11
Rita
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 11
Leane
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Wild Country
Sport 9 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 40
The Fight of a Woman
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
General
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 15
Lucky Eva
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 18
Magma
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 45
3 Ilots
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
El Alamein
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Gerwitscht
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Progressive Rock Part 2
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 11
Aphrodite
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 14
Nymph
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Eruption
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 12
Tremendos En Telendos
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rita Pescatore
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Leane Pescatore
 11
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Wild Country S Face > Multipitch routes
 25
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 9 pitches
The Fight of a Woman Eros
 40
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
General Lambda
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Lucky Eva Eros
 15
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Magma Irox
 18
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
3 Ilots Eros
 45
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
El Alamein Lambda
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Gerwitscht Lambda
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Progressive Rock Part 2 Lambda
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Aphrodite Eros
 11
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Nymph Eros
 14
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Eruption Lambda
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Tremendos En Telendos Eros
 12
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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