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South Africa Rock Climbing 


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Location: -30.789, 24.3018 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Charlie-Ann on Jan 3, 2009
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Description 

Beautiful country with tons of climbing

Getting There 

airplane

Climbing Season



Weather station 17.8 miles from here

195 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',46],['3 Stars',88],['2 Stars',48],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
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Classic Climbing Routes in South Africa

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Africa:
The Rhino   V8+ 7B+     Boulder, 18'   The Pass : Rhino Boulders
Arrow Final   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13     Trad, 3 pitches   Table Mountain
Jacobs Ladder   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 230'   Table Mountain
Snakeskin Safari Suit   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   The Wonderland crags : Hallucinogen Wall
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Featured Route For South Africa
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bovenator- 12d.

The Bovenator 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Africa : South Africa : ... : Baboon Buttress
An eye catching line with intricate moves, perfect rock, and multiple cruxes that get progressively harder. Besides a few roof sections, this route is not terribly steep. However, it is extremely pumpy. Start up a corner on poor sidepulls to a tricky move over a roof to a jug. Move right on angular holds, and make a tough undercling move over the huge roof to massive jug. Hop to the horizontal crack and take a break before tackling the next boulder problem.Power past flat sidepulls and crim...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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