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South Africa Rock Climbing 


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Location: -30.789, 24.3018 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Michael Sullivan, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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

220 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',57],['3 Stars',99],['2 Stars',51],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',2],['5.8',17],['5.9',22],['5.10',57],['5.11',28],['5.12',25],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',14],['V6-7',14],['V8-9',13],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',7],['>=V14',0]

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: Monster-13a.  Follows the roots(AKA African tufas)...

Monster 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  Africa : South Africa : ... : The God No! Wall
A huge route with mostly good holds. Start up easy jugs, then cut right about 20 feet up and clip the first bolt. Gently pull on the "African Tufas" past another bolt until holds appear again. Keep moving past jugs and a short tricky section to a rest at a horizontal break below the roof.Get it all back, then pull over the roof and enjoy an extended crux section that starts with a right-trending undercling with horrible, smeary feet. Past the underclings, a few ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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