One of the most striking walls in all South Africa is the flat blank appearing west face one passes when walking up Yellowwood ravine. It is visible straight ahead when driving along the N1 from the toll tunnel. It appears so blank from afar as to be non-descript as a climbing destination and brings to […]
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Interview with South African filmmaker (and climbing gym owner) Robert Breyer. South Africa is mostly known for ‘The Rocklands’ bouldering, however The ‘African Fusion’ film blows that all out of the water!
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.
So we decided to climb Lekker Time last week. It’s a 220m climb in Yellowwood. It ended up taking a lot longer than we thought due to wet rock and schlauky conditions.
The route “Jabulani” is located on the right side of the wall were a big system of corners is obviously seen from the ground. The seven pitches ascending the top consist climbing of different style, like corners, cracks, slabs, overhangs, etc