We couldn’t believe that we were stuck in a traffic jam in Cape Town while we were headed out to Du Toit’s Kloof on a climbing mission.
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There was a fire in Du Toit’s Kloof at approximately 16:00 today.
It is not a 5 star Krakadouw or Tafelberg route but it is certainly worth 4 stars in the context of the Du Toits’ Kloof area. It is easily done in a day from Cape Town.
Jimmy Webb, , Daniel Woods, Arjan De Kok + others have been exploring a few roadside attractions of late. In particular just off the road in Du Toit’s kloof.
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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Our ropes multiplied, my foot is intact. Neither by choice… This is a tale of triumph, Whoa! and reflection. Mostly the latter.
Firefighters battled on Monday to contain a runaway fire in the Cape winelands which is now spreading towards Du Toits Kloof
There is a large fire raging in the Du Toitskloof area and it is unsafe to go into this area at present.
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 […]
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 […]