world CLIMBERS party
A perfect boulder destination in winter time when everything in Europe is frozen or wet, temperatures around 15 C with plenty of sun and almost no rain, low prices of the low season.
Thousands of boulders all around, in the village, in the backyards, on the beach, in the forest, but merely 1% is worth climbing: the rock is either too loose, or too sharp (bring wire brushes and lots of tape), or with no holds.
Not so good if you want to tick a lot of boulders and to crank every day hard stuff.
You will love Bafa if you like just to be in the quiet nature to spend a lot of time and effort to find the best line.
How to go:
fly low cost to Kos, then reach Kapikiri
Where to stay:
in Kapikiri, a beautiful rural village, there are “pansyon”s – family hotels that offer a nice room, shower and tasty Turkish cuisine for reasonable prices, especially in the low season.
The local climbers usually stay and keep a hand drawn guide book of the already opened boulder problems (many to discover, brush and climb in Pelikan Pansyon.
Herakleia has numerous single-pitch trad lines and potential for multi-pitch.
Having a rental car is convenient, for having something to do on rest days too.
There is nothing to do in winter in Herakleia besides exploring ...