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Pontok 3 Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: -21.8628, 15.23732 View Map  Incorrect?
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The 4 Pontoks with Pontok 3 in the middle of the P...


The striking Pontok above the Old Graves Site near the far eastern part of the Spitzkoppe Reserve. Though the granite can vary in quality through out the area, Pontok 3 granite is generally very compact and not gritty as often found elsewhere.

Getting There 

Just before theOld Graves Site, approach via the slabs and follow cairns from the East through the boulders to the base of the dome.

Climbing Season

For the Africa area.

Weather station 21.4 miles from here

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BYOND 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Africa : Namibia : ... : Pontok 3
This route is on the far left side of any of the other 2 or 3 existing routes on this immense slab of rock making up the South Face of Pontok 3. Boldly and brilliantly drilled on lead in impeccable style by Timmy, the original idea was to place many more bolts. Running out of power, time, and bolts while forging up the smooth slab, this futuristic "vision" for the line will have to wait for the added protection as we fully intend to return and properly equip it for mass entertainment:)...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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