Athens & neighboring sectors – Mavrosouvala sector

Last years, a new and very beautiful sector has been discovered close to Athens. Mavrosouvala is one of the best crags to visit if you are on a climbing trip in Greece. Beautiful lines, well bolted and with a variety of moves and styles of climbing. To reach the crags, as you drive from Athens to Lamia in the National Highway, you exit in the “Oropos – Markopoulo ” link, turn left in the “Mavrosouvala” label and then immediately turn right. You are now meeting some big ΕΥΔΑΠ facilities and then you must follow the dirty road. After 200 meters, turn right. From that point, you are following the path in the big water tube and you reach the crag very soon.

In the sectot of Mavrosouvala there are for the moment about 40 routes with some extensions of them, and you need a 70 meters rope and some  15-17 quickdraws for the long routes.

 

Routes & Difficulty :

Runtaplan 6b 22
Vrachosouvala 6b 22
Fotaras 7a+ 20
Ekpaideutiki 7b+ 25
Aintes 7c+/8a 35
Aintes direct 8a 35
Sexual Healing 8a+ 40 start ‘Aintes’, finish ‘Nova Light’ . the longer of the sector
Core Collapse 8b/+ 35 start ‘Aintes’, finish ‘Super Nova’.
— to be bolt —
Αiowa 8a 35 Start right from ‘Nova’ and ands on ‘Nova Light’.
Super Nova 6c
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής) Super Nova 8b 35  extension
Nova Light 8a 35
Tachidaktilourgos 7b+ 25
— to be bolt —
Alien 7c+/8a 25
Alien vs Predator 8b+ 35 Alien with the extension of Sinergasia. 1st ascent from Chris Sharma.
Sinergasia 7b+ 30
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής) sinergasia extension 8b+ 35
Gorgo 7a+ 30
Black Mamba 7b+ 30
Protaprilia 7a+ 30
project
Straggalistis 7b 30
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής) Straggalistis extension 7c+ 35
Estrangulador a través de Hola 8a 35 after the 1st crux of  ‘Hello’ goes in and ends on  ‘Straggalistis extension’.
Hello 7c+ 30
Zener Effect 8b/+ 35  linkup of  ‘Hello’ with ‘Enaerites direct’. Very aesthetic line
Enaerites 6c+ 30
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής) Enaerites extension 7c/7c+ 33
Enaerites direct 8a/8a+ 35
Koudouna 7c? 18 Hit the bell!!!
Ta Cherakia tou Chef 8a+/8b 30
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής)Ta magika Cherakia tou Chef 8b/8b+ 35 1st an only ascent from Aristomenis Thanopoulos
Lavvaza 7b+ 25
Exodos Kindinou 7c
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής) Έξοδος Κινδύνου >8b Project
Exodos Arkoudas 8a/+ 30 Start ‘Exodos Kindinou’, finish ‘To kryo tis arkoudas’.
To kryo tis Arkoudas 8a/8a+ 25
Chimeria Narki 8b/+ 30 After the crux of <<Arkoudas>>, goes left than right
Katavrochtistis project 30 After the crux of  <<Arkoudas>>, goes right and direct
— to be bolt —
Ragias 8a 25
Extension (προέκταση διαδρομής)  Ragias extension  ? 30 (Project)
 — to be bolt —
Perasma 7c 18 to be bolted – extension.
Αnemodarmeni 5b 15
Krimmeni 6a+ 15
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