Elevation: 4,315 ft
GPS: -30.789, 24.3018
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Description

An amazing friendly place. If you just go there to boulder at Rocklands you will miss out on the amazing sport and trad climbing that is spread right across the country.

Getting There

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

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V4 6B
 12
Tiger Claw
Boulder
V4 6B
 30
Girl On Our Mind
Boulder
V4 6B
 13
Creaking Heights
Boulder
V5 6C
 23
Sex Etiquette
Boulder
V5 6C
 13
Orange Heart
Boulder
V6 7A
 17
Esoterrorist
Boulder
V7 7A+
 8
Panic Room
Boulder
V7 7A+ PG13
 10
Springbok
Boulder
V8- 7B
 16
Minki
Boulder
V8+ 7B+
 14
The Rhino
Boulder
V9-10 7C+
 7
Hole in One
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Jacobs Ladder
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Bonar
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Endless Summer
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 5
Lotter's Desire
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tiger Claw Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rhino Boulders
 12
V4 6B Boulder
Girl On Our Mind Rocklands > … > Close Plateau > Poison Dwarf Boulder
 30
V4 6B Boulder
Creaking Heights Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rdside
 13
V4 6B Boulder
Sex Etiquette Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Arch Valley
 23
V5 6C Boulder
Orange Heart Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rd Crew
 13
V5 6C Boulder
Esoterrorist Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Arch Valley
 17
V6 7A Boulder
Panic Room Rocklands > … > Fields of Joy > Panic Room Boulder (B…
 8
V7 7A+ Boulder
Springbok Rocklands > Sassies > Ongo Boulder
 10
V7 7A+ PG13 Boulder
Minki Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Far Plateau
 16
V8- 7B Boulder
The Rhino Rocklands > Pakhuis Pass > Rhino Boulders
 14
V8+ 7B+ Boulder
Hole in One Rocklands > de Pakhuys > Arch Valley
 7
V9-10 7C+ Boulder
Jacobs Ladder Cape Town > Table Mtn TEMPORARY
 21
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Bonar Waterval Boven > Restaurant crags > Restaurant crag, The
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Endless Summer Waterval Boven > Waterfall crags > last crag of the century
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Lotter's Desire Waterval Boven > Wonderland crags > Superbowl
 5
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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