Climbing Areas in the Eastern Cape
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Small bouldering area near Grahamstown, access still being negotiated.
Close to East London with short routes on dolorite, set in thick bush, 7 sport routes and over 100 trad routes. Good potential for more routes here. Contact Allen Luck 083 756-4290 for access.
A series of walls & kloofs (gorges) about an hour from Port Elizabeth. Mostly trad routes are found here. Check with the MCSA for access conditions.
Seacliffs, excellent short trad routes. Contact the Coffeeshack backpacker's lodge.
Multi-pitch trad routes near Nieu Bethesda. Contact the MCSA for details.
Small crag with a bit of bouldering not too far from Grahamstown.
A few sport routes can be found here visit Climbing the Amatoles for more information.
Sport routes near the caravan park under construction. Contact Herman van Rensburg.
Crag near Grahamstown closed due to climbers littering!
Sport & trad routes near the beautiful town of Hogsback. Hogsback in the Amatola Region, Eastern Cape.
Short sport routes close to Grahamstown.
Sport & Trad climbing in the Kouga mountains. Contact Steven Reed from the MCSA.
Some quartzite bouldering on a few boulders and about 90 trad lines up on the mountain. It is about 40km from Port Elizabeth.
Morne v/d Mescht on 'The Pinnacle' Pinnacle Gorge, EC
Tiny bouldering area near Grahamstown.
Van Staden's Gorge
About 10 sport routes close to Lady's Slipper. Contact Steven Reed from the MCSA.
In East London with some sport routes on sandstone ranging from 14-25 as well as 10 trad routes.