Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

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Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

Post by BrendanSterley » Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:16 pm

Hey Climbers!

The yearly gathering of rock climbers has once again come around. Whether you’ve only climbed indoors or crush rock every weekend this event is to bring climbers from all walks of life together.

For all the event info and to buy tickets, go to https://montagurockrally.co.za/

:hapban

When and Where?

De Bos Guest Farm, Montagu
Starts: Sat 13 Apr 2019 at 8:00 AM
Ends:Sat 13 Apr 2019 at 11:45 PM

The rules of the game are simple; The rally is all about climbing and scoring will be based on climbing as much as possible and/or as hard as possible, different categories will be allocated so everyone will have a chance to win prizes.

Want to buy tickets? https://www.quicket.co.za/events/69220- ... gistration

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

Post by BrendanSterley » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:43 pm

Hi there, here is some info on Montagu and the condition of the crags post-storm and flood water.

Here is a photo was taken yesterday. Most of the path is damaged but it is possible to mission through.

The pic is Waterworld. The base of Worlds Apart is also damaged but might be less of a problem.
It's still possible to climb Voices.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

Post by GClamp » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:01 pm

Thanks for the update.

That is bad news about Bad Kloof :(

Were you able to see the condition of Supertubes?

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

Post by Justin » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:15 pm

Funny thing about Brendan's photos, that is Waterworld crag and the first route put up is called 'The Mission' :eye:

The waters will have subsided come Rock Rally day and I'm hoping that the municipality will have done some path maintenance.

Below are a couple of pics of and after the storm - it was quite a thing!!!
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

Post by GClamp » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:33 am

Justin wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:15 pm
Funny thing about Brendan's photos, that is Waterworld crag and the first route put up is called 'The Mission' :eye:
Aptly Named! :lol:

The first time I went to Badkloof, I followed the old guidebook and end up wading through waist high water.

Was that hail storm the same time as the flash flood?

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally - 13 April 2019

Post by sakkiejvr » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:31 pm

There is a deep dam in the centre of Waterworld, as shown in the pic above. Supertubes is okay. The access to the Palace is great fun through mud and water. Access to the Supertubes and Sloth should be fine in a week or two.
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