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1. Athens 605 routes in Region

Summary:
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seasonality
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 23.762849, 38.011447

1.1. Acharneis 29 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.665835, 38.096653

1.2. Daskaleio 24 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 24.058279, 37.831372

1.3. Dionysos 14 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport, Top Rope and Trad

Long/Lat: 23.872128, 38.092332

1.4. EPOS Fylis 27 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.661433, 38.123545

1.5. Houni 30 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.745099, 38.144697

Approach:

2 minutes

1.6. Filopapou 0 routes in Crag

1.7. Flabouri (Kato) 1 route in Crag

Summary:
All Trad

Long/Lat: 23.749676, 38.149107

Unique Features And Strengths:

Trad climbing just below Flaburaki ridge, on the most beautiful mountain around Athens, Parnitha.

1.8. Iera Odos 56 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 23.642797, 38.033393

1.8.1. Arhi 4 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.8.2. Amfitheatro 28 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Sport

1.8.3. Ta Kryfa 6 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.8.4. Griza 5 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.8.5. Apenandi Megala 9 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.8.6. Apenandi Mikra 4 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.9. Kakia Thalassa 28 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 24.047029, 37.832779

1.9.1. Mikres 3 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 24.046969, 37.832929

1.9.2. Shismi 18 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 24.046690, 37.832774

1.9.3. Spilia 7 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

1.10. Karavi 37 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 23.791917, 37.950825

Description:

The area was a quarry in ancient Greece and the carving is still visible. The rock is of very good quality. All routes have been maintained during the summer in 2012 with bolts and anchors. Has a view over the entire city of Athens and the coast.

Access Issues:

Two road bars to access a 5 minute-walk path by car. First is next to a military base, usually open, you 'll be allowed access by showing id if closed. Second is usually closed during the summer to protect the forest. It is a 15 minute walk from there.

1.11. Kolones 15 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.667204, 38.097070

Unique Features And Strengths:

Short bouldery routes.

1.12. Korakofolia 69 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.722013, 38.129986

1.12.1. Korakofolia (Main Wall) 39 routes in Sector

Summary:

Long/Lat: 23.720796, 38.130838

1.12.2. Korakofolia (Upper Wall) 30 routes in Sector

Summary:

Long/Lat: 23.723037, 38.129263

1.13. Mavrosouvala 28 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.805859, 38.251657

1.14. Merenda 18 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 24.001821, 37.857717

Description:

One of the winter crags of Athens. It is faced to the sun all day long, not recommended for summer use since the temperatures get a bit high. The rock is made of great quality limestone and the routes have mostly crimpy holds. All of the routes are on the hard side of their grades and most of the low grade ones have a really hard for their grade start till the first two bolts. Clipstick use recommended.

1.15. Mikri Varasova 31 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.661620, 38.122710

1.16. Petra 63 routes in Crag

Summary:
Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: 23.763228, 38.145974

1.16.1. First Petra 6 routes in Sector

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 23.762028, 38.146224

1.16.2. Petra Liagkos 25 routes in Sector

Summary:
Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: 23.762817, 38.146004

1.16.3. North Petra 32 routes in Sector

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.763180, 38.146453

1.17. Platosi 32 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 23.674667, 38.098669

Approach:

After you park beside the house on the road, at 30m on your right facing the crag behind electricity pole starts the path.

1.18. Sesi 37 routes in Crag

Summary:
Mostly Sport

Long/Lat: 23.798512, 37.924985

1.19. Sibligades 28 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.882249, 38.075328

1.19.1. Positive Slab 12 routes in Sector

Summary:

Long/Lat: 23.882473, 38.075388

1.19.2. North Wall 10 routes in Sector

Summary:

Long/Lat: 23.882048, 38.075367

1.19.3. Red Wall 6 routes in Sector

Summary:

Long/Lat: 23.882103, 38.075072

1.20. Varkiza 0 routes in Crag

Unique Features And Strengths:

Deep Water Solo, near organized beaches with water sports, cafes etc. Good rock quality, easy access and many facilities in the area make this a great spot for the summer!

Description:

Right after the beach of Varkiza is the water solo area. There is a traverse of about 200 meters long that ranges in height from about 4 to about 8 meters high. Rocks for single routes and short traverses continue further down the coast. Water is deep enough and clear. The area is under the sun all day, apart from very early in the morning.

Access Issues:

There are no issues affecting access.

Approach:

The area is located right after the coastal suburb of Varkiza. It is 22 kilometers from the center of Athens, on the Poseidonos Avenue (EO91) that goes to Sounion. There are frequent buses to Varkiza There is a Parking area at both ends of the traverse with no walking time.

1.21. Vrahokipos 33 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Sport

Long/Lat: 23.795052, 37.914544

1.22. Alogopetra 5 routes in Region

Summary:
Trad and Sport

Long/Lat: 23.670111, 38.119166