Lesser Known Topside Sends Part 3
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Jimbo Smith on some of the Lesser Known Topside Sends.
The event saw some of the best climbers in the country congregate in the climbing hall, to compete for the coveted Rock Master Trophy.
On the 1st of March, 2014 Jimbo Smith opened his ‘final’ project on the Jeopardy Wall on the Jeopardy Wall, Fountain Ledge, Table Mountain.
I opened a couple more trad routes on the Jeopardy wall on Table Mountain recently.
James “Jimbo” Smith conquers the “The Squid & The Whale”, a climb on Cape Town’s Table Mountain, graded at 31.
I am pretty bored with the sport climbing in Cape Town so climbing on Table Mountain is new and exciting for me.
Clinton has opened new routes in Oorlogs Kloof and re-bolted a crag in the area whilst Jimbo has been hard at work on TM with a new line and a couple of hard onsights.
In January 2013, Jimbo Smith made the second ascent of Dave Birkett’s routes Double Jeopardy grade (30 trad) on Table Mountain.
Jamie Smith climbs “Weak Sauce” 7A and Marijus Šmigelskis makes the first ascent of “Sangoma” 7C+ at Echo Valley in Topside.
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