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South Africa Rock Climbing 


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Location: -30.789, 24.3018 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Charlie-Ann on Jan 3, 2009
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Description 

Beautiful country with tons of climbing

Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 17.8 miles from here

242 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',61],['3 Stars',109],['2 Stars',61],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',2],['5.8',18],['5.9',26],['5.10',58],['5.11',35],['5.12',31],['5.13',6],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',16],['V6-7',14],['V8-9',13],['V10-11',7],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in South Africa

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Africa:
Up The Spout   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 15'   Rocklands : Kliphuis Campground
Poison Dwarf   V8 7B     Boulder   Close Plateau : Poison Dwarf Boulder
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
Angel of Mercy   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   The Wonderland crags : Hallucinogen Wall
Snakeskin Safari Suit   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   The Wonderland crags : Hallucinogen Wall
Endless Blowjob   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   Tranquilitas Crag : Grunt Area
Freak-On   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   The Wonderland crags : The God No! Wall
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Featured Route For South Africa
Rock Climbing Photo: The crux move to the lip of the boulder, photo by ...

Macho King V10 7C+  Africa : South Africa : ... : Barracuda Boulder
The awe inspiring flake out the frontside overhang on the Barracuda Boulder. Start on the obvious chalked block below the flake. Ride the flake out the roof using some combination of heel hooks, toe hooks and terrible feet out left. Once you have climbed through the flake, move up to slopers and a poor undercling and make the crux move to the lip. From here work up and right until you can mantle onto the tall face above. Wander up the 25-30 foot face/arete above to the top of the boulder. The wh...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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