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This will also be a great crag for summer, almost all day shade.
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{{Infobox Crag
Please take care on the path and keep erosion in mind whilst walking up to the crag and at the base.
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        | Latitude = -33.79329
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        | Longitude = 20.101694
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        | Climbing Type = Sport
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| Gradient = Slab/Vertical
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        | Walkin = 12 minute uphill walk
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        | Aspect = Summer: Shade till midday, Winter: Shade ALL day
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        | Province = Western Cape
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        | Area = Montagu
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= Approach =
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= How to get there =
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Assuming you are driving into Montagu from the Ahston side, you can park at the entrance to Montagu on the left past the large bridge.  From there, walk across the river and through the reeds till you get onto the Cogmans Kloof trail path (same walk as if you were going to [[The Steeple]]).  The ascent to the Bold & Beautiful crag is just past the walk up to the Alley.
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[[File:IMG_3358.jpg|500px|thumb|Irish Sean on 'You go first' (16) at 'The Bold & The Beautiful']]
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[[File:IMG_3358.jpg|Irish Sean on 'You go first' (16) at 'The Bold & The Beautiful']]
[[File:IMG_1102.jpg|500px|thumb|Ed Feb on 'Dirty Little Secret' (15) at 'The Bold & The Beautiful']]
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Latest revision as of 12:38, 6 February 2012

Bold and the Beautiful
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Latitude-33.79329
Longitude20.101694
Climbing TypeSport
Crag GradientSlab/Vertical
Walk in12 minute uphill walk
Crag AspectSummer: Shade till midday, Winter: Shade ALL day
ProvinceWestern Cape
AreaMontagu


How to get there

Assuming you are driving into Montagu from the Ahston side, you can park at the entrance to Montagu on the left past the large bridge. From there, walk across the river and through the reeds till you get onto the Cogmans Kloof trail path (same walk as if you were going to The Steeple). The ascent to the Bold & Beautiful crag is just past the walk up to the Alley. Please take care on the path and keep erosion in mind whilst walking up to the crag and at the base. Riverside crags topo.jpg Bold and beautiful approach.jpg

Topo

BandB r2 c2.jpg

Route List

Bold and the Beautiful Routes from RIGHT to LEFT

# ROUTE NAME / AREA GRADE # OF BOLTS (INCL. ANCHORS) RATING BOLTING/OPENED INFO DESCRIPTION
AREA 1 - Routes at bottom (left most) section of the crag - Routes listed below from RIGHT to LEFT
1. Dirty Little Secret 14 6 Bolts Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010. 316 HSA-R M10 68mm & 1 x 90mm for one of the top anchors
2. Reed and Pipe Instruments 18 7 Bolts Tony Lourens, September 2010 shares the top anchor of Dirty Little Secret
3. You go first 15 7 Bolts Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010
4. Duidelik 16 7 Bolts Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010
AREA 2 - Routes at slightly higher middle section of the crag (above the small tree & rocks on right of bottom section) - Routes listed below from RIGHT to LEFT
5. Snot and Trana 18 12 Bolts Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010 You need at least a 60 meter rope for this climb.
6. Moby Dick 19 11 bolts (including the 2 top anchors) Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010 Send the tallest person of your party up to clip the bolt right of Moby (the big bulging rock in the middle of the route that kind of looks like a whale)
7. I Want It My Way 18 12 Bolts Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010
8. The Bigamist - 2 pitches P1 - 19
P2 - 16
P1 - 12 Bolts
P2 - 6 Bolts
Justin & Riki Lawson, July 2010
9. Shoot The Bee 20 8B + Chains Martin Rehm,December 2010
AREA 3 The routes by the big orange hole at the top of the crag Routes listed below from RIGHT to LEFT
10. Hamba Gashle 18/19 Stuart Brown, April 2010
11. Scaterlings 23 Stuart Brown, April 2010
12. Slackness 23 Stuart Brown, April 2010
13. Poesies Hoek 23 Justin Lawson, April 2010 At +- 3 bolts up, you will come to a stopper move, pull on a draw and carry on up


Crag Pictures

Irish Sean on 'You go first' (16) at 'The Bold & The Beautiful'