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         | Latitude =  
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         | Latitude = -33.782701
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         | Longitude = 20.10197
 
         | Climbing Type = Sport
 
         | Climbing Type = Sport
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| Gradient = Vertical
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         | Walkin = 15 minute flat walk
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         | Aspect = Morning Shade
 
         | Province = Western Cape
 
         | Province = Western Cape
 
         | Area = Montagu  
 
         | Area = Montagu  
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        | Sector = Donker Kloof
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        | Picture = [[File:20040816 128 2837 cauldron.jpg|350px|alt=The Shooting Gallery, Keur Kloof]]
 
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The Cauldron Routes - Park by the "Toll house" and walk past on the left (not right as would ordinarily to walk through Bad Kloof) You shouldn't have to pay either! The walk is about 10 mins and you will see the very overhanging rock on your left. There are some trees and bush below.
 
  
* Ebola 8b+/33
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The Cauldron is a short overhanging crag situated next to the overnight hut in Donker Kloof.  The routes are are short and powerful.  The walk in is an easy flat walk (as for the Scoop), but turn left at the large tree before the overnight hut (avoid the bee hive by taking a wide berth around the tree).
* Switchbitch 8a+/31
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The flat sandy base is child friendly, but bring a blanket.
* Bronze Up 8a/30
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* Shad 8a+/31
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Routes from the LEFT of the crag towards the RIGHT
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| #
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| ROUTE NAME / AREA
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| GRADE
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| # BOLTS
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| RATING
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| BOLTING/OPENED INFO
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| DESCRIPTION
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|-
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| 1.
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| Ebola
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| 33/8b+
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| 8 Bolts
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|
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| FA. C Martinengo. 2002.
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|
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|-
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| 2.
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| Benita
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| 33/8b+
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| 5 Bolts
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|
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| FA. J Hawkins. 1997.
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| Key holds have broken off
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|-
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| 3.
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| Switchbitch
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| 31/8a+
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| 5 Bolts
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| NB: Groundfall potential when clipping chains
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| FA. J Colenso. 1993.
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|
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|-
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| 4.
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| Bronze Up
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| 30/8a
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| 3 Bolts
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|
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| FA. J Colenso. 1994.
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|
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|-
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| 5.
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| <Project>
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|
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|
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|
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| <Open>
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|
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|-
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| 6.
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| Shad
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| 31/8a+
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| 4 Bolts
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|
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| FA. M Turkstra. 1996.
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|
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|}
  
 
[[Category:Montagu]]
 
[[Category:Montagu]]
 
[[Category:Donker Kloof]]
 
[[Category:Donker Kloof]]

Latest revision as of 17:32, 30 September 2015



The Shooting Gallery, Keur Kloof
The Cauldron

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Latitude-33.782701
Longitude20.10197
Climbing TypeSport
Crag GradientVertical
Walk in15 minute flat walk
Crag AspectMorning Shade
ProvinceWestern Cape
AreaMontagu
SectorDonker Kloof


The Cauldron is a short overhanging crag situated next to the overnight hut in Donker Kloof. The routes are are short and powerful. The walk in is an easy flat walk (as for the Scoop), but turn left at the large tree before the overnight hut (avoid the bee hive by taking a wide berth around the tree). The flat sandy base is child friendly, but bring a blanket.

Routes from the LEFT of the crag towards the RIGHT

# ROUTE NAME / AREA GRADE # BOLTS RATING BOLTING/OPENED INFO DESCRIPTION
1. Ebola 33/8b+ 8 Bolts FA. C Martinengo. 2002.
2. Benita 33/8b+ 5 Bolts FA. J Hawkins. 1997. Key holds have broken off
3. Switchbitch 31/8a+ 5 Bolts NB: Groundfall potential when clipping chains FA. J Colenso. 1993.
4. Bronze Up 30/8a 3 Bolts FA. J Colenso. 1994.
5. <Project> <Open>
6. Shad 31/8a+ 4 Bolts FA. M Turkstra. 1996.