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Elevation: 4,312 ft 1,314 m
GPS: -30.789, 24.3018
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Description Suggest change

An amazing, vibrant, and friendly place. If you visit only to boulder at Rocklands you'll miss out on amazing sport and trad climbing spread throughout the country.

Getting There Suggest change

The easiest is to fly to Johannesburg, probably via Dubai/Qatar or Europe. A two hour flight from Johannesburg will get you to Cape Town which has awesome trad on Table Mountain in the city, sport and boulder close by and masses of sport in Montagu about 3h north east, or 3-4h to the Cederberg home to the best trad, sport and bouldering in the country.

Waterval Boven, the premier sport climbing venue is about 4h from Johannesburg by car, or you can fly to Nelspruit, but that's expensive.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Africa

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3 6A
 21
Up The Spout
Boulder
V4 6B
 39
Girl On Our Mind
Boulder
V4 6B
 21
Tiger Claw
Boulder
V4 6B
 18
Creaking Heights
Boulder
V5 6C
 27
Sex Etiquette
Boulder
V5 6C
 16
Orange Heart
Boulder
V5 6C
 12
Perfect
Boulder
V6 7A
 21
Esoterrorist
Boulder
V7 7A+ PG13
 15
Springbok
Boulder
V8- 7B
 21
Minki
Boulder
V8 7B
 12
Maniac
Boulder
V8 7B
 13
Un Petite Hueco dans Rocklands
Boulder
V8+ 7B+
 23
The Rhino
Boulder
V10 7C+
 12
Hole in One
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
Jacobs Ladder
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Up The Spout Rocklands > Kliphuis Campground
 21
V3 6A Boulder
Girl On Our Mind Rocklands > … > Close Plateau > Poison Dwarf Boulder
 39
V4 6B Boulder
Tiger Claw Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rhino Boulders
 21
V4 6B Boulder
Creaking Heights Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rdside
 18
V4 6B Boulder
Sex Etiquette Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Arch Valley
 27
V5 6C Boulder
Orange Heart Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rd Crew
 16
V5 6C Boulder
Perfect Rocklands > Powerlines
 12
V5 6C Boulder
Esoterrorist Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Arch Valley
 21
V6 7A Boulder
Springbok Rocklands > Sassies > Ongo Boulder
 15
V7 7A+ PG13 Boulder
Minki Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Far Plateau
 21
V8- 7B Boulder
Maniac Rocklands > … > Fields of Joy > Maniac Boulder
 12
V8 7B Boulder
Un Petite Hueco dans Rocklands Rocklands > Sassies > Main Cave
 13
V8 7B Boulder
The Rhino Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rhino Boulders
 23
V8+ 7B+ Boulder
Hole in One Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Arch Valley
 12
V10 7C+ Boulder
Jacobs Ladder Cape Town > Table Mtn TEMPORARY
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
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