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Description 

Beautiful country with tons of climbing

Getting There 

airplane

Climbing Season



Weather station 17.8 miles from here

130 Total Routes

['4 Stars',20],['3 Stars',57],['2 Stars',39],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',15],['5.9',21],['5.10',52],['5.11',17],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',6],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Africa:
Arrow Final   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches   Table Mountain
Jacobs Ladder   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 230'   Table Mountain
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Featured Route For South Africa
Trish Gaertner on the traverse pitch of Jacobs Ladder. Photo by Robert Breyer

Jacobs Ladder 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Africa : South Africa : Table Mountain
A must do classic. This route is an excellent introduction the airy traverses found on Table Mountain.Approach:Facing the mountain, hike to the far left side of Staircase Ledge. You will have to shuffle around an awkward boulder and step onto a well worn tree. This marks the start of the route.P1, 12 meters, grade 14. Starting from the tree climb a crack near the arete until you reach an overhang. Build a cramped belay in the pod below the overhang.P2, 35 meters, grade 16. From the pod traverse ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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