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The start of the crux pitch.

Description 

Beautiful country with tons of climbing


Getting There 

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9 Total Routes


['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',4],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=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 S 4b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches   Table Mountain
Jacobs Ladder   5.8 5b 16 VI- 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- 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:Hike to the far left-hand end of Staircase Ledge. In doing this, you will have to shuffle around a large boulder and then step onto a tree. The tree is obvious, its bark is worn away from decades of traffic.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....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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