Aristomenis Thanopoulos - a Climbing CV

 

 

 

 

 

Born: 1973.

Started climbing
    trees: ~1980
    mountains: 1989
    rocks: 1991 

Have rock-climbed in

  • Greece

    • Achaia: Kalogria, Alepochori, Spartia, Chatzouri, Santameri, Portes

    • Aitoloakarnania: Varasova, Kleisoura

    • South Peloponnesos: Lagada, Kardamili

    • Attiki: Parnitha (Notio Flampouri, Chouni, Arma, Strofes), Chasia, Penteli, Imittos

    • Thessalia: Tembi, Mouzaki, Pyli, Meteora, Elati, Theopetra, Rizoma, Litochoro

    • Kalymnos

    • Kouvelos

    • Thrace: Irakleitsa

    • Evoia: Chiliadou, Steni

  • Italy: Arco (Massone, Nomesino, Nago, San Siro, etc.), Sardinia (Isili, Punta Giradili, Cala Gonone, Cala Luna), Ferentillo, Grotti, Roccamorice, Lumignano, Vale del Orso, Grotta dell'Areonauta

  • France: Buoux, Ceuse, Gorge du Tarn, Verdon, Fontainebleau

  • Spain: Siurana, Montsant

  • Slovenia: Osp (Misjka Pec)

  • Germany: Frankenjura

  • England: RavenTor, Stanage, Burbage South

  • Bulgaria: Velico Ternovo

 

New Routes (and First Free Ascents; unless indicated as Non Realized - NR)

  • Chatzouri: Pteranodous 8c, Theia Timoria 8b+, Galactica 8b, Parallactica 8b+, Black Sabbath 8a+, Skylopnichtis 7b+ (2nd asc.), Baise moi 7c+/8a, Akra aristera 6c+, Flash of a blade (2p. - mixed gear) 70m IX, Salamandra 7b+, Tarzan 7c, 1 Project yet.

  • Kalogria: Iera Exetasi 8a+, Lefki Mageia 8a/+, Yaina 6c, Poseidonas 7b+, Ourliachto direct 8a+/8b

  • Santameri: Alien 7c/+, Proteas 7a, La vitta e bella 7c+

  • Kleisoura: Hombre Solo: 7c+/8a, Gourounompeis 8b/+, Interstellar Overdrive 8a+, Double Penetration 8a, Architeuthis PRJ, Armadillo 7a+, Cocodrila 7a+, Hombre Loco 8a+.

  • Tempi: Highway Star 8a

  • Varasova (Vasiliki): Rastaman 8a/8a+

  • Varasova (Krioneri): Science Friction 7c+

  • Chouni: Siderenio Pouli (Iron Bird) 7c+ (2nd asc.)

  • Alepochori: Turbo Booster 7c+, Veelzevoul 7b+, Orgoni 7c, Marambou NR, Marco Polo 2p. 7a, Sti folia tou aetou 3p. 6c, Super mini 7a, Megas Alexandros PRJ, Prohibition 7c+/8a (2nd asc.), the final papar 6b+, Pythagoreio theorima 6b+, Mandragoras 7b+

  • Spartia: Gypas 8a+

  • Portes: Trochia Diafygis 8a, Twilight Zone 8b

Other First Free Ascents

  • Alepochori: Stalaktitiki Synousia 7c, Styga 8a+/8b

  • Spartia: Koraki 8a

  • Chatzouri: Courva Perspectiva 8b+, Theia Diki 8b+

  • Mouzaki: Foneas Giganton 8b/8b+, Breathless 8a, Paloukeros 8a

  • Tembi: Manitou 7c+/8a

  • Portes: Adis 8a/+, Erevos 8a.

  • Lagada: Efialtis 8a/8a+, Iptameni Nyfitsa 8a+/8b

  • Varasova: Simfonia 55m IX (mixed gear, 2 pitches in 1)

Other serious routes

  • Sardinia - Punta Giradili: "Intelligenza Emotiva" 8a 260m. On-sighted the leading pitches including the 8th crux 8a pitch.

  • Sardinia - Isili - Urania: Caffe Surreale 7c+/8a On Sighht.

  • Cima Grande Di Lavaredo: Hasse-Brandler route VIII/VIII+ 550m On Sight.

  • Cima Piccola Di Lavaredo: Perlen von der Sauen IX- 320m On Sight

  • Grotti: Assalto Frontale 8a+

  • Buoux: Reve d'un Papillon 8a, Chouca 8a+

  • Ferentillo: Bird 8a

  • Ceuse: Moi et Loi 8a, Mirage 7c+, Correspondence imaginaire 7c+, Vogabond d'occident 7c OS, Blocage violent 7b+ OS, Galaxy 7b+ OS, Machoire d'ane 7b+ OS

  • Frankenjura: Atom Heart Mother 7c+, Catching the plane 7c+

  • Kouvelos: Dogma VIII A1 400m, Nerosirmi 300m VIII-, Difonia 250m VII+, the good the bad and the ugly 160m VIII+ A2

  • Varasova: Foteino monopati 600m VIII

  • Kalogria: Seirina 8b/8b+, Ourliachto 8a, Meta Thanaton 8a/+, Kerveros 8a+

  • Chatzouri: Mr Forte 8a+/8b

  • Alepochori: Koukouroukou 8a+

  • Kleisoura: Glykia Idoni 8a+

  • Mouzaki: Mikros Fonias 8a+

Competitions

  • 14 national titles in Difficulty (1995-2005)

  • 4 national titles in Bouldering

  • 4 participations in Difficulty World Cup

  • 1 participation in  Bouldering World Cup (Konitsa, Greece, 2000)


Dream routes and rocks...

  • Hotel Supramonte in Sardinia

  • Tre Cime di Lavaredo

  • Massone - El Pueblo in Arco

  • Devers in Buoux

  • Tennessee in Gorge du Tarn

  • Red River Gorge

  • Yosemity

  • Arapiles

  • Shipton Spire

 


Personal Photo Gallery

Άθλος 7c+, Mouzaki

Διπρόσωπος Εραστής (prj), Kipoi, Ioannina

Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Φονέας Γιγάντων, 8b/8b+, Mouzaki, Trikala.

Pietra Philodsophale, Sardinia

Pteranodous, 8c?, Chatzouri.

Θεία Τιμωρία, 8b+, Chatzouri

Espresso power!!!

Cliffhanger 8a, Cinque Torri, Dolomiti

Mur del Pissadu, Dolomiti

Athlos XT (prj) Mouzaki

East Face of Cima Piccola di Lavaredo

Punta Giradili, Sardinia

Neolitic Line 7c, Jurassic Park, Kalymnos.

Greek Bouldering competition

 


Last update: 18/11/2005

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