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mapsch
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Climbing Namibia

Post by mapsch » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:24 pm

Hi!

We (my girlfiend and me) are planing to go to south Africa (again) for climbing, mainly in Boven. We also want to go to Namibia for one week or so, to see the country and of course also for climbing.
All I could find was trad climbing there.
Is there also good sport climbing in Namibia and if yes, where?
Hope to get some information!
Cheers,
Markus

garvinj
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Re: Climbing Namibia

Post by garvinj » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:14 am

Spitzkoppe. great place. There are a few posts about it on this site check it out.


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Turtle
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Re: Climbing Namibia

Post by Turtle » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:23 pm

The best way to go: contact the Mountain Club of SA, Namibia section:
http://www.mcnam.org/

Some areas have access sensitive issues, the guys in Namibia will know where and who to contact.

I hope you come right.
Jacques

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mountainmailorder
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Re: Climbing Namibia

Post by mountainmailorder » Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:23 am

You want to get this book: it covers Spitzkoppe, which is a mixture of trad and sport, as well as Aussenkehr, all sport.
We ship most places in the world. R170.
https://www.mountainmailorder.co.za/ind ... uctId=1879
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andrew p
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Re: Climbing Namibia

Post by andrew p » Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:36 am

Yo Markus! Good to hear u guys are coming back for some more! Give me a shout when u in town. Email me and I will send you details of the Nam guys. Andrew
Oh, we found a new crag since u were last here, near Wigwam.

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