Iliada

Kalymnos, GR

Iliada was originally created as a plan B for when nearby sector Odyssey became too crowded—and before long, it developed a following of its own. Iliada is at about the same level as Odyssey and a bit to the right. The quality of rock is just as good, too. The drawback of this crag is that the rock is a bit prickly on the grey walls, and the sun arrives earlier. Most route names are inspired by the Homeric epic Iliada. In more recent years, Iliada has extended rightwards to include sub-sectors Emilio and Afghan Corridor—both worthwhile additions, and not just on days when the main cliff is crowded. (The easier routes at Emilio can become vegetated in the spring, so please take the time to clean a bit when lowering.). CLIMBING: Something for everyone. Slabs, walls, overhanging routes on big pockets, slightly overhanging routes on small stalactites and tufa blobs, and a remarkable cave/roof.
CRAG STATISTICS
87
Routes
50998
meters climbed
1852
Zlags
6b+
average grade

J F M A M J J A S O N D

Family friendly
Very safe
Parking
Slabs
Vertical
Overhanging
Exposition
80 m.
28 min.

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