Greece·December - July
GREECE CLIMBING: ROCK-CLIMBING AROUND ATHENS
Explore the Peloponnesian crags at a stone's throw from Athens in safety, alongside new climbing buddies and our Local Certified Guide.VIEW DATES
Embark on an exhilarating rock-climbing odyssey around Athens, guided by our certified local experts. Discover handpicked crags tailored to your skill level, ensuring a safe and thrilling ascent. With the breathtaking Peloponnese as your playground, you'll find convenience in every pitch and grip. This immersive experience is designed for all levels, beckoning beginners and seasoned climbers alike to conquer nature's vertical wonders. Spend a full day in the heart of Peloponnesian beauty, surrounded by fellow enthusiasts who share your climbing prowess. Together, we'll scale new heights and forge unforgettable memories.
Immerse yourself in Attika's unparalleled natural beauty
Here, rock quality rivals even the finest 5-star establishments. Our climbing experience offers more than an adventure—it's an encounter with nature at its most awe-inspiring. Explore the unique rock formations of this region, sculpted by time and elements, providing an unmatched canvas for your climbing journey.
Athens, the cradle of civilization
Athens, the cradle of civilization, now beckons climbers worldwide. Make it to the top of the Acropolis, and then, make your way to the crags that frame this ancient city. Experience the thrill of climbing where history and nature collide. Every ascent is a testament to human spirit and the enduring power of rock. Add Athens to your climbing bucket list and let history inspire your highest climbs.
Mapo Tapo's newest adventure is all about community and savings. Join a group trip where your climbing level matters. Benefit from our aggregation feature, which not only reduces costs but ensures you're surrounded by fellow passionate climbers of the same experience level. Your climbing tribe awaits, and together, you'll conquer the world's crags without breaking the bank. Mapo Tapo: where adventure meets affordability, and like-minded travelers become lifelong friends.
Gather at the designated meeting point for a warm welcome and introductions. You will get a briefing on the day's itinerary and safety protocols before heading to the crag.
We will head to the chosen climbing location with our certified local guide for a full day of exhilarating sport climbing tailored to your skill level.
Wrap-up and Return
We will conclude the day's climbs and gather your gear depending on the selected itinerary. Then, we will return to the meeting point by approximately 6:00 PM.
The programme is very flexible to take into account weather conditions, activities level and endurance of the group.
Nestled in the heart of Greece, Attika is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts
Its breathtaking natural beauty is a testament to nature's artistry, with lush landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and rugged terrain that beckon adventurers.
It's the prime-quality rock that truly sets Attika apart. These ancient crags, sculpted by millennia, offer climbers a canvas of unparalleled quality. The stone tells a story with textures and formations that challenge and inspire. Whether you're scaling cliffs overlooking the Aegean or delving deep into lush gorges, Attika's rock formations promise a climbing experience like no other. This region is a testament to the harmonious union of nature's beauty and the thrill of adventure. Explore Attika, and you'll discover that the Earth is the ultimate climbing partner here.
Ropes, quickdraws, belay devices, helmets
What's Not Included
Food and drinks
Everything not specified in the paragraph “What is included”
No minimum climbing level is required, as your Guide is a certified rock-climbing guide. The only thing needed is an adventurous attitude and thirst for exploration! Grades will range from 5+ to 8a and all the crags will be selected depending on the level and the preferences of the group. The best thing about climbing with the locals is that you can decide last minute depending on the weather and wind conditions to always get the best out of the day!
Mapo Tapo selects crags and local partners with the utmost care. We can for any inaccuracies, however, accept no liability. Rock climbing is a risk sport that takes place in nature. Ultimately, you are fully responsible for the choices you make. Mapo Tapo recommends that anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge not to go outdoor alone.
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What climbing level must I have to join this trip?
No minimum climbing skills are required. This trip is designed to accommodate climbers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned pros.
How do I get to the meeting point?
You will meet directly at the chosen crag, or you can arrange a transfer with the guide if available. Please note that this service may have an extra cost, which is determined by the guide.
What is the maximum number of people who can join this trip?
The maximum group size is limited to 4 participants. This ensures a personalized experience and allows our certified guide to provide individualized attention to each climber.
Do you recommend bringing any extra gear?
We recommend bringing snacks and drinks for sustenance during the climb and clothing suitable for rock climbing.
Why is it essential to have a certified guide with you during the activities?
In the outdoors, especially during activities with inherent risks like climbing, having a certified guide is crucial. The guide bears contractual responsibility for your safety. While you can suggest route changes, the final decision rests with the guide, considering factors like objective risks (e.g., rock conditions) and weather. This ensures a secure and enjoyable experience for all participants.
Which Greek island is known for climbing?
Kalymnos is renowned for its excellent rock climbing opportunities and is a popular destination among climbers.
Which Greek island has extreme climbing areas?
Kalymnos is known for its extreme climbing areas, offering challenging routes for experienced climbers seeking a thrilling adventure. That being said, Kalymnos still offers a vast amount of easy and accessible routes for beginners and intermediate climbers.
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