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Chess Pieces, Du Toits Kloof

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This impressive valley with it’s huge sandstone walls contains some great country routes. The only drawback to this area is that in most cases you have to do a long slog up the mountain side to get to the rock. But do not let this fact stop you from exploring this vast and beautiful area. […]


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Climbing the Chess Pieces

Until recently, this area has seen remarkably little development, despite its attractions: rock of Cederberg-like quality, a great setting, its proximity to Cape Town (this reducing the travel carbon footprint) and a reasonable walk-in distance of about 3 hours. The only real draw-back is that little or no water may be available in the dry […]

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Exposure In The F Major

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It all started in the ‘shack’ over a few beers, as most things do. Andy, a friend of mine out from England, asked if I’d do exposure with him and of course it seemed a good idea at the time. The valley had just burnt so the walk in shouldn’t be too bad, therefore it […]

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