Petropigi, Blue Zina’s Cave

The climbing sector of Petropigi (cave Blue Zina) is 25 km away from the city of Kavala and is a very popular destination for climbers from all over the world. It is a special climbing crag with its main characteristic the great overhang and the whole aesthetics of the routes. For the frequent visitors, it has surely become the best school to learn to climb on an overhang. There are more than 40 routes and they are all of sportive character. The routes address to climbers of any level, however those who are not familiar with overhangs will come to the rubs even with the easiest ones. The sector of Petropigi is quite new, and it has been equipped with new routes in 2007. Attention for the left block because it is pretty loose especially after a continuous rain period.

Access

From Thessaloniki, and 25km after Kavala while driving in the highway, you will find the exit to Keramoti, and after the exit you will turn right were you see a sign to Petropigi village. 500m further you will see on your right a sign to Petropigi again. Take this road and enter the village. Then cross the bridge(the bridge that goes above the highway) and you will find yourself on the opposite side of the highway. If it’s not easy for you to find ask some of the local people the direction to Petropigi’s cemetery. From there starts a dirt road, which is in a quite good condition and anyone can reach the point that is shown in the photo, where you can park. There is a yellow path, too, but it is out of use because the distance is longer and more tiring. After parking you car, you will need to take the up hill and after 30m you will find on your left another path. You will need to walk for 20min in total. The path is marked to its whole extent, so it should be easy to find your way. Petropigi, (or the cave of Blue Zina) is a sector that is suitable for climbing any time of the year. It is shadowy during the whole day.

Climbing Routes Table:

Sector A ( αριστερός τοίχος )

NumNameGradeDescription
1.Δαλιδά6a10m, ισορροπία σε τρυπάκια
2.Σαμψών6a+10m, όχι αξιόλογη
3.Καρδούλα6b10m, (η διαδρομή δεν υπάρχει πλέον λόγω πτώσης βράχου)
4.Κουραδόμαγκας6b/6b+10m, διάρκεια σε καλά πιασίματα
5.Giorgi Kauk6a10m, δύσκολο ξεκίνημα
6.Η πρώτη φορά6b+10m, μακρινές κινήσεις, δύσκολη έξοδος
7.Σαλέπι6c10m, crux μετά την τρύπα
8.Lizard6b+12m, σκληρή για την βαθμολογία
9.Jenga6c12m, δύσκολο ξεκίνημα για κοντούς
10.Τουτανχαμόν6b+12m, σκαρφάλωμα σε σχισμή
11.Esmeralda7c+12m, boulder
12.Piranha7b+/7c12m, boulder
13.Κάθετη διάβαση6a+15m, σαθρή στο ξεκίνημα

Sector B ( κυρίως πεδίο )

NumNameGradeDescription
1.Tarzan boy7b+/7c15m, υποτιμημένη διαδρομή (λίγες επαναλήψεις)
2.Κρεμαστοί κήποι7b+/7c25m, crux για να μπείς στη στέγη
2a.Κρεμαστοί κήποι Extension7b+/7c25m, διάρκεια καλά πιασίματα(καλή για onside)
2b.Big bang8b18m, μετά την έξοδο από την στέγη boulder crux
3.Εικονική πραγματικότητα7c+18m, παλμός από μικρό τακάκι πριν το τελείωμα (μεγάλη πτώση)
3a.Blue zina8b20m, ξεκινάει στην 3 και τελειώνει στη 10 (για local αναρριχητές περιπλοκη)
4.Λερναία ύδρα7b+18m, βγάζεις ένα crux και εμφανίζεται άλλο!
4a.Λερναία ύδρα Extension7c+/8a25m, αν δεν σας είναι αρκετό συνεχίστε κι άλλο
5.Africa twin7b18m, πιο πολυσκαρφαλωμένη του πεδίου (crux στο τέλος)
5a.Africa twin Extension7c+/8a25m, σκληρό crux σε τρυπάκια πρίν το ρελέ
6.Baby raclete7a+18m, μια Boulder κίνηση, πολύ σκληρή για κοντούς!
7.Χυμοθεραπεία7b+18m, Crux, rest, crux, rest, crux....
7a.Χυμοθεραπεία Extension8a25m, Crux, rest, crux, rest......crux!!!
8.Lucky strike7c18m, μην διστάσετε, απλά πηδήξτε
8a.Lucky strike Extension8b/8b+25m, πολύ boulder! Σκληρό!
9.Deja vou8a+/8b18m, σκληρό ξεκίνημα. Καλό rest στην τρύπα γιατί μετά....
10.Alien cartoon8b30m, η πρώτη του πεδίου. Ιδανική για την βαθμολογία
10a.Illegal alien8b/8b+30m, αν δεν θέλετε το rest στρίψτε δεξιά πρίν το rest
10b.The jamaican8b+30m, ξεκίνημα 10α μετά την στέγη και τελείωμα αριστερά στην 8α.
11.Παρθενικός υμένας8a20m, Crux στο ξεκίνημα, και μετά διάρκεια σε καλά πιασίματα
11a.Παρθενικός υμένας Extension8b+30m, πολύ σκληρό crux για να φύγεις από το 1ο ρελέ. (περιμένει επανάληψη)
12.Καταραμένο φίδι8a18m, παλμός στο ξεκίνημα
13.Hannibal lector8a18m, σκληρό ξεκίνημα και σκληρό τελείωμα
13a.Hannibal lector Extension8b+15m, Boulder κινήσεις
14.Φάντασμα της όπερας8a25m, πολύ σκληρό ξεκίνημα(παράξενο)
14a.Φάντασμα της όπερας Extension8b+25m, την χάνεις εύκολα στο τελείωμα!
15.Campionato7c15m, Crux πρίν το ρελέ. Εύκολη για onsight
16.Αχίλλειος πτέρνα8a+15m, ελπίζουμε να μην ειναι η φτέρνα το αδύναμο σημείο σας
16a.Αχίλλειος πτέρνα Extension8b/8b+25m, πολύ σκληρό crux σε μικρά πιασίματα μετά το ρελέ
17.Hoho drealer7b+/7c15m, σκληρή για την βαθμολογία της (τζήν για το rest)
17a.Hoho drealer Extension7c+/8a25m, μακρινές τεχνικές κινήσεις
18Μανδραγόρας7c+20m, αν φτάσετε στην στέγη παλέψτε για το onside
19.Captain hook8a+20m, boulder κινήσεις σε στέγη με σχοινί (8a αν πατήσετε το βράχο πίσω σας)
20.Ενδορφίνη8c35m, ταξίδι απο την μια άκρη στην άλλη

Sector C ( αριστερός τοίχος )

NumNameGradeDescription
1.Ervin7b/7b+ (?)Σκαρφάλωμα σε πλάκα με crux στο τέλος
2.Ο καυκάσιος6c+ (?)crux στην 4η ασφάλεια

Sector C ( σπηλιά )

NumNameGradeDescription
1.Ανορεξική ταραντούλα8c/8c+ (?)χορευτικές κινήσεις σε στέγη, ανάποδο σκαρφάλωμα
2.The icon7b/7b+εύκολη για onside
2a.The icon Extension8b+ (?)πολύ σκληρές κινήσεις πρίν το ρελέ
3.Τιραμόλα7cπρέπει να γίνεις τιραμόλα για να περάσεις το crux
3a.Τιμαμόλα Extension8b+ίδιο με την 2a

Credits: Ευχαριστούμε θερμά τους αναρριχητές της Καβάλας για τις πολύτιμες πληροφορίες των αναρριχητικών πεδίων και ιδίως τον κ. Χτενά Αθανάσιο για όλες τις παραπάνω λεπτομέρειες.

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