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South Africa Rock Climbing 


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One of the last remaining Cape leopards?

Description 

Beautiful country with tons of climbing

Getting There 

airplane

Climbing Season



Weather station 17.8 miles from here

240 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',60],['3 Stars',109],['2 Stars',60],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',2],['5.8',17],['5.9',25],['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: Marc in the cruxy start of Women ain't nothing but...

Women ain't nothing but trouble 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Africa : South Africa : ... : Hallucinogen Wall
Climb directly in line with the bolts through the crux then head right to the the little roof to practice your layback techniques. Starting on the left arête lower the grade to 5.11 a /b. (South African grade 24)...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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