Many people have heard about the awesome bouldering spot on De Pakhuys farm near Alpha Excelsior, on the Calvinia side of Pakhuys Pass.
The load carrying capacity of two different types of snap hook and quick link combination were tested on an Instron 5500 Universally testing apparatus. Load and displacement were recorded and presented on graphs. The modes of failure were also recorded.
Boulder Grade Conversion Table – comparing Font Grade -> V Grade -> SA Route Grade (approximate) – > Peak Bouldering Grade
Sport Climbing Route Grade Converstion Table – Comparing South Africa / France / USA / Australia / UK / UIAA