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UPDATED: Woods, DiGiulian to Try Kalymnos’ Newest Routes on Live Stream

08-Oct-2013
By Andrew Hewitt

Ever wondered what it would be like to watch Daniel Woods project and send a hard route? Ever wish you could see Sasha DiGiulian make a first ascent before your very eyes? Well, this year’s Kalymnos Climbing Festival offers you that chance.


PlanetMountain.com will begin streaming the 2013 North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival in Kalymnos, Greece early Thursday morning. The segment will introduce the festival and reveal the centerpiece of the festival: a PROject wall where, on Saturday morning, 17 of the world’s best climbers will attempt to redpoint a series of newly-bolted routes. The following is the list of competitors:

The Kalymnos Climbing Festival will take place October 10-13, 2013.MEN
Daniel Woods - USA
Klemen Becan - Slovenia
Kilian Fishhuber - Austria
Daniel Jung - Germany
Alexander Megos - Germany
Gabriele Moroni - Italy
James Pearson – Great Britain
Silvio Reffo - Italy
Piotr Schab – Poland

WOMEN
Sabine Bacher - Austria
Nina Caprez - Switzerland
Caroline Ciavaldini - France
Sasha DiGiulian - USA
Johanna Ernst - Austria
Melissa Le Nevé- France
Anna Stöhr- Austria
Barbara Zangerl - Austria

UPDATE
8a.nu is currently getting the word from participating climbers about their thoughts and anticipations of the events.  Click the above link for to see the quotes for yourself. 

The festival will also feature an open marathon and a Story Teller’s Night that will take place on Friday. Both events will be live streamed on Planetmountain.com as well.

For more information, check out the video teaser for the festival below.

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