Climbing holidays in Leonidio Greece

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WHAT

Climbing

WHERE

Leonidio, Greece

WHEN

29 April – 6 May
28 October – 4 November

N. OF DAYS

7 days

PRICE

770 € per person

Spend your holidays and come climbing in Leonidio, a small and characteristic Greek village just three hours by car from Athens.

You will find excellent terrain on which to practice your sports climbing. There are over 800 pitches with difficulties varying from 4a to 9a, all excellently bolted, on compact rock situated among beautiful beaches and on a plateau which is worth exploring during your days off. And for those who enjoy good food: the best quality goat cheese, olives, oil and honey can be found.
We are ready to set off, the group is being formed!!

Next dates:

  • from Saturday 29 April to Saturday 6 May
  • from Saturday 28 October to Saturday 4 November

The trip:

  • 7 days from Saturday to Saturday
  • Meeting point at Athen’s airport
  • Overnight stay in apartment
  • The climbing is in three different areas which can all be reached from Leonidio
  • Minimum 5 days of climbing (it is possible to stay an extra 2 days, this depends on the flight arrival and departure times)
  • Breakfast and dinner will be prepared in the apartment
  • Yoga on the beach early in the morning
  • The group is made up of maximun 6 people

What to expect:

  • Climbing on grade 5 and upwards
  • Rope and knots techniques
  • Learning how to belay
  • Abseiling
  • Types of anchor points
  • How to fall
  • Improving your climbing technique
  • Tricks of the trade
  • Top roping and leading

Cost 770€

The cost includes:

  • 7 nights in an apartment with shared double rooms (it is possible to sleep in a single room by paying extra)
  • Car rental
  • Climbing lessons ever day
  • You will be accompanied by an officially certified U.I.A.G.M. Mountain Guide

The cost does not include

  • Kitty for food shopping
  • Petrol
  • Flight for Athens

Compulsory Equipment:

  • Climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Chalk
  • Kevlar thread with locking carabiner

Recommended equipment:

  • 80 metre rope
  • A set of quickdraws
  • Friction hitch for belaying

Climbing in Leonidio

Recently Leonidio is experiencing a boom among climbers, from 2015 many climbing sites have risen, and the potential is enormous. The crags are only 5 to 20 minutes walk from the car park, within a 20 kilometre range from the town. There are other areas like Kiparissy and Napflion which are approximately one and a half hours drive from Leonidio.

Leonidio’s climate

During spring and autumn the Greek climate is ideal for climbing, it may be hot during the day but in the shade it will be cooler. Rain may not be excluded, but the water’s temperature during spring time is ideal for a swim, and excellent during autumn.

Apartments

We will stay in clean and comfortable apartments, Greek style, situated near the sea. Each apartment has free wifi, kitchen, hot shower, bed linen as well as towels.

What will you find?

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