Balcony, Nestos

Balcony, Nestos prefecture of Xanthi

 

Approach: 10 minutes

Description: All you will need in Balcony Nestos, is a 50meters rope and 10 quickdraws. The Balcony is ideal for beginners, because of the easy angle and route grades and the very good bolt placements. The maximum height of the crag is 20meters and all the routes are equipped with anchors. Just to mention.. the view from the crags is breathtaking, and definatelly one of the most impressive climbing crags in Greece(as far as the area is concerned)

Access: While driving from Kavala to Xanthi from the highway(Egnatia road) and approximately 35km from Kavala you will see an exit from the highway writing Thalassia(the exit is right before a tunel). Right after the exit, you meet the 1st crossroad where you turn left towards Kavala-Toxotes. (See the image). Keep driving for 2 more kilometers and you will meet another crossroad where you turn left to Kavala instead of right which would drive you to Xanthi. Turning left is the old national road that will take you to Kavala. While turning left, you will cross the bridge of Nestos and 500meters after the bridge turn right to a sign writing Paradeisos. You make a 90 degrees turn to the right on the dirtroad! You don’t turn in order to get to the village. 200 meters on the dirtroad and you will see the signs of the climbing sectors Great Cave, Balcony. Follow the red painted path to the crag.

Climbing Routes Table:

Μπαλκόνι Νέστος

NumNameGradeDescription
1.ΑΡΧΗ4bROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 2(1stoper)
2. ΚΥΚΛΩΠΑΣ6b+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 5
3.Η ΣΧΙΣΜΗ6aROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 2(friends)
4.ΠΡΟΣΕΥΧΗ6aROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 5
5.Ο ΓΙΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΔΡΑΚΟΥΛΑ6c/6c+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 5
6.ΤΟ ΚΟΛΠΟ6aROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 6
7.Η ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤΙΚΗ5bROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 6
8.Ο ΨΑΡΑΣ Ο ΠΑΠΤΖΗΣ6aROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 6
9.Ο ΑΣΤΥΝΟΜΟΣ ΣΑΙΝΗΣ6a+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 8
10.ΛΑΣΠΟΥΡΑ6b+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 8
11.ΟΜΑΔΑ ΕΨΙΛΟΝ7a+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 9
12.ΣΛΟΘ6bROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 9
13.ΣΠΟΡΤ ΜΠΥΛΙ6cROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 9
14.ΠΙΣΟΠΛΑΤΗ ΜΑΧΑΙΡΙΑ6c+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 9
15.Ο ΣΚΟΡΠΙΟΣ6a+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 4(καρφιά 1λανιέρα)
16.ΚΑΡΓΑ ΙΣΟΡΡΟΠΙΑ6c+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 8
17.ΤΟ ΠΛΑΣΜΑ ΤΟΥ ΧΙΟΝΙΟΥ7aROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 7
18.ΤΟ ΑΡΟΚ7b+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 6
19.Η ΚΟΨΗ6cROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 6
20.ΑΣΤΡΙΤΗΣ?ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: -
21.ΒΟΥΔΑΣ?ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: -
22.ΠΛΗΓΩΜΕΝΟΣ ΕΓΩΙΣΜΟΣ7a+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 15
23.DOWN TO THE RIVER6b/6b+ROUTE_QUICKDRAWS: 15

Credits: Ευχαριστούμε θερμά τον ΕΟΣ Ξάνθης για τις πολύτιμες πληροφορίες των αναρριχητικών πεδίων του νομού Ξάνθης

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