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== About Stellenbosch ==
 
== About Stellenbosch ==
The climbing in Stellenbosch is only trad and bouldering for now. The first line was reputedly opened in 1921.
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The climbing in Stellenbosch consists of trad, bouldering and (finally) sport climbing. The first line was reputedly opened in 1921.
  
 
== Areas==
 
== Areas==
There are two main areas to climb in the Stellenbosch area, namely:
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There are three main areas to climb in the Stellenbosch area, namely:
# Jonkershoek  
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# Jonkershoek (Trad only)
# Helderberg
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# Helderberg (Bouldering only)
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# Stellenboschberg (Sport only)
  
 
== Climbing resources ==
 
== Climbing resources ==
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# Trad - please [https://tinyurl.com/StellenboschRouteGuides see this link for route guides], or check the [[Jonkershoek|Jonkershoek page]].
 
# Trad - please [https://tinyurl.com/StellenboschRouteGuides see this link for route guides], or check the [[Jonkershoek|Jonkershoek page]].
# Bouldering - [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wZpWhdwVM8NHtojlFV2vyTzgPjg0eVNW/view?usp=sharing Helderberg bouldering] route guide (Stellenbosch bouldering guide to follow soonish).
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# Bouldering - [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wZpWhdwVM8NHtojlFV2vyTzgPjg0eVNW/view?usp=sharing Helderberg bouldering] route guide. (The Stellenbosch bouldering guide is still in progress).
# Sport climbing - not available yet (work in progress by [http://www.ste.mcsa.org.za MCSA Stellenbosch]).
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# Sport climbing - Finally available! See the [https://drive.google.com/file/d/11BsmPDUPfAqmjObZsguLmuztx37sUFJK/view?usp=sharing Winelands route guide]
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<big>'''Indoors'''</big>
 
<big>'''Indoors'''</big>
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<big>'''Newest lines'''</big>
 
<big>'''Newest lines'''</big>
  
Be sure to check out the new lines at Botmaskop! ([https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zL5mYJ2xTlfRjSO1DDlqXtuaTBYjaQBL/view?usp=sharing Botmaskop route guide])
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# Be sure to check out the new lines at Botmaskop! ([https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zL5mYJ2xTlfRjSO1DDlqXtuaTBYjaQBL/view?usp=sharing Botmaskop route guide])
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# Also, the sport lines in Stellies are open! ([https://drive.google.com/file/d/11BsmPDUPfAqmjObZsguLmuztx37sUFJK/view?usp=sharing Winelands route guide])

Revision as of 11:41, 30 June 2020

About Stellenbosch

The climbing in Stellenbosch consists of trad, bouldering and (finally) sport climbing. The first line was reputedly opened in 1921.

Areas

There are three main areas to climb in the Stellenbosch area, namely:

  1. Jonkershoek (Trad only)
  2. Helderberg (Bouldering only)
  3. Stellenboschberg (Sport only)

Climbing resources

Below is a list of resources available for climbing in Stellenbosch and the surrounding areas.

Outdoors

  1. Trad - please see this link for route guides, or check the Jonkershoek page.
  2. Bouldering - Helderberg bouldering route guide. (The Stellenbosch bouldering guide is still in progress).
  3. Sport climbing - Finally available! See the Winelands route guide


Indoors

  1. Bouldering gym at Maties Climbing and BTK, see the website of Maties Climbing www.matiesclimbing.co.za. Students and non-students are welcome to join. MCSA members get 10% off on membership.

Newest lines

  1. Be sure to check out the new lines at Botmaskop! (Botmaskop route guide)
  2. Also, the sport lines in Stellies are open! (Winelands route guide)