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Areas in Africa

Angola 21 / 9 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 30
Egypt, Sinai Peninsula 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Ethiopia 10 / 26 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 36
Ghana 1 / 17 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 22
Kenya 43 / 11 / 5 / 6 / 1 / 2 / 1 / 4 / 62
Liberia 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Madagascar 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Malawi 1 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 10
Mali 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Morocco 20 / 380 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 1 / 400
Namibia 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Rwanda 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Senegal 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
South Africa 9 / 181 / 1 / 71 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 261
South Sudan - Jebel Kujur 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Tanzania 3 / 0 / 3 / 36 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 40
Uganda 4 / 15 / 11 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 26
Zambia - Macheni 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Zimbabwe 254 / 86 / 142 / 9 / 0 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 479
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This is a huge continent with every type of climbing imagineable.

Getting There

Fly via Europe. East and South Africa have the biggest climbing commnunities.

1,392 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Africa

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2-3 5+
Up The Spout
Boulder
V4 6B
Creaking Heights
Boulder
S Africa > … > Pass > Rdside
V7 7A+
Zanzibar
Boulder
V7-8 7B
Maniac
Boulder
V8+ 7B+
The Rhino
Boulder
3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Easy Snow R
Western Breach
Trad, Snow
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Arrow Final
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Southeast Face of Nelion
Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Jacobs Ladder
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
North Face Standard Route
Trad, Alpine 23 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Angel of Mercy
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Snakeskin Safari Suit
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Chibania
Trad, Sport 7 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
The Black Pig
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Freak-On
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Up The Spout S Africa > Rocklands > Kliphuis Campground
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Creaking Heights S Africa > … > Pass > Rdside
V4 6B Boulder
Zanzibar S Africa > … > Close Plateau > Zanzibar Boulder
V7 7A+ Boulder
Maniac S Africa > … > Fields of Joy > Maniac Boulder
V7-8 7B Boulder
The Rhino S Africa > … > Pass > Rhino Boulders
V8+ 7B+ Boulder
Western Breach Tanzania > Kilimanjaro
3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Easy Snow R Trad, Snow
Arrow Final S Africa > Table Mtn
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Southeast Face of Nelion Kenya > Mt Kenya
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
Jacobs Ladder S Africa > Table Mtn
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
North Face Standard Route Kenya > Mt Kenya
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 23 pitches
Angel of Mercy S Africa > … > Wonderland crags > Hallucinogen Wall
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Snakeskin Safari Suit S Africa > … > Wonderland crags > Hallucinogen Wall
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Chibania Morocco > Todra Gorge > Pilier Du Couchant
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport 7 pitches
The Black Pig Zimbabwe > Christon Bank > Main Outcrop
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Freak-On S Africa > … > Wonderland crags > God No! Wall
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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Well, welcome crazy person.... Nov 11, 2017
stav Hoter
Haifa, Israel
stav Hoter   Haifa, Israel
Any climbers in nigria?
More granit than a
I ever sean and no partners Nov 9, 2017
Why NO comments or entries about Nigeria???? Zuma Rock looks awesome and apparently only one quality route on this huge granite dome? Anybody been there recently? Oct 19, 2015
Lukas S
Longmont, CO
Lukas S   Longmont, CO
Looking for more specific info regarding climbing in West Africa, specifically potential in Senegal. If there is some nearby, that would be helpful also. Please, any tips would be appreciated! Nov 29, 2012
Hey Mark, I will be in Kenya and was hoping to get some beta from you about climbing Mt. Kenya and Kilimanjaro. I'd appreciate any info ya got... Jan 13, 2011
I have climbed both Mt. Kenya, and Mt. Kilimanjaro (twice). I have great contacts and know the program for getting around, backwards and forwards. I'll post some photos and info when it's not 2 am. Oct 21, 2008

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