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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 

airplane

Climbing Season



Weather station 17.8 miles from here

256 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',60],['3 Stars',121],['2 Stars',63],['1 Star',8],['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',4],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',19],['V6-7',16],['V8-9',20],['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
Creaking Heights   V4 6B     Boulder, 25'   The Pass : Roadside
Maniac   V7-8 7B     Boulder   Fields of Joy : Maniac Boulder
Zanzibar   V8- 7B     Boulder, 15'   Close Plateau : Zanzibar Boulder
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: Girl On Our Mind

Girl On Our Mind V4 6B  Africa : South Africa : ... : Poison Dwarf Boulder
An excellent problem with an interesting variety of moves which, when well executed, can be quite beautiful to watch. Begin on some chalked rails low under the Poison Dwarf Boulder on the side that approximately faces the Warm-Up Boulder. Climb straight back and out on good-but-reachy holds to the lip which exits onto vertical terrain with crimp rails approximately facing the direction of the Warm Up Boulder (basically left of the arete). Top out. Pulling the lip is often considered to be the cr...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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