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Adventure Inc Warehouse Sale September 2014
Cable Way Crags, near Hartebeesport dam, easy to moderate climbs within 45 minutes of Joburg and Pretoria! Pierre Carter and friends have put up about 15 climbs graded between 10 and 23. The crags are accessed from the top cable-car station, or by walking up from the bottom of the hill.
Jahne and Andrew’s Universal Energy Theory Grade ’28’, 5 Pitches – Rensbergkop (Swinburne), Free State Province, South Africa. A pretty spectacular and challenging five-pitch climb taking mostly excellent good rock all the way to the top of the 160 metre high cliff.
The Eastern Cape offers mostly single pitch climbing on either hard Dolerite or Sandstone/Quartzite. There are more than 700 sport routes, thousands of traditional routes & few bouldering areas (e.g. Alicedale). There is a lot of potential for new route development.
For the 2014 Bouldering Season, there is NO CHARGE for bouldering permits at the Bushman’s Cave & Taj Mahal areas and we’ve got the full topo for you to download for free.
Sale items include: Climbing Gear, Camping Gear & Cookware, Waterproof bags, Footwear and lots more.
Click the image to enlarge. To locate a store near you visit http://rammountain.co.za/retailers.php
Yesterday a climber was injured at the Lower Silvermine climbing area. During the walk out a large boulder dislodged from the wall and crushed the climbers leg. He is ok and recovering in hospital.