Vivari-Kolidi Beach



Climb Argolis





  The Climbing 


Vivari-Kolidi Beach  

Photo: Sector Wet Foot at Kolidi Beach.

Height. 30m

Altitude. 0m

Routes. 15 4b to 7a.

Season. All year.

Access. Excellent.

Walk-in. 5min.

Water. At Village.

Children. Excellent.

 The cliff is at Kolidi Beach along from the village of Vivari, a delightful spot with super swimming, beach bar and the best climbing you could wish for. A good mix of grades from 4b to 7a in the 15 routes up to 30m on superb rock directly by the sea, and sometimes in it, sector Wet Foot involving a short wade to the start. Some of the routes can be a problem in a wet spring as then there may be a swamp below (take some mozzy repellant) but the quality of the climbing and bathing makes up for this. Surprisingly cool as the routes are mostly in the shade and always a nice a sea breeze. Excellent campsite on the beach.

The Routes.

Outstanding is Powerful Stuff 6c+, probably the best route in this grade I have climbed, otherwise pulling up the big holes on Dizzy makes this one of the best 6a+´s around.



 Sector LEVKA

This is the interesting red cliff on the hillside above the campsite, drive up the small and steep concrete road, turn right at the chapel and park on the left on the crown of the hikk. Walk up and leftward to some ruined cottages and then up to the cliff. We cut a path through here but it may be overgrown again. The area under the cliff is an amazing jumble of house sized blocks giving plenty of potential for bouldering and mini routes up to about 20m. The cliff is an absolute sun trap!

Only two routes here so far with many more to come.

Phot: Sector Levka, Vivari with the two routes so far on the right (apologies for the quality, it was mailed)

 1- Lets Go Bolting- 6c 30m ? ( J. Titt)

2- Diavlos- 6c ? ( Aris Theodoropoulos)