Trad Hit List

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This is a list of the best trad routes in South Africa: any grade, anything goes, can have a bolt here or there but must be primarily trad.

(I'm going to keep on editing my list (below) with suggestions that are made at http://www.climb.co.za/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=2961
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Contents

Wolfberg

  • Energy Crisis (20)
  • Celestial Journey (22)
  • Alone in Space (22)
  • Eclipse (13)
  • Knobless Robot (18)
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed (19)

Tafelberg

  • Big Groove (20)
  • Comes a Time (20)
  • Baboon Speak (21)
  • Rooibosch (18)
  • Pillar Box Standard Route (17)
  • Woodrow Arete (18)
  • Solitaire (19)


Krakadouw

  • King Kong 21/22
  • Ichthyasaurus 21/22
  • Austrolopethicus

Table Mountain

  • Triple Indirect
  • Jacobs Ladder 17
  • Roulette 19
  • African Lunch 23
  • Magnetic Wall 19
  • Atlantic Crag 18
  • The Dream 21 and Wet Dream
  • Bombay Duck 17
  • Africa Edge 23
  • Africa arête 25
  • Touch and Go 23
  • Don't Squeeze I'll Laugh 21
  • No Longer at Ease 25
  • The Cruise 21

Lions Head granite

  • Millions 19
  • Bastille Crack 20
  • de Bruin Damage 18
  • Scratch 17

Lion's Head Sandstone

  • Clifton Crest (15)
  • Beware The Dark Horse (18)

Lakeside Pinnacle

  • Crack of Dawn (17)

Muizenberg Crag

  • Crackle
  • No Name Brand
  • Understairs and Dilettante

Du Toits Kloof

  • Exposure in the 'F' Major
  • No More Bells 19
  • Renaissance

Yellowwood Amphitheatre

  • Prime Time Direct 25
  • Fantastic Time 23
  • Fun Time 20
  • One Helluva Good time 20
  • Armageddon Time 23

Hellfire

  • Hellfire (the route) 24
  • Burnout 21
  • Aurora 19
  • Joker Smoker 17
  • Flint 21

Montagu

  • Technicolour Darkness [area closed]
  • Nuclear Waste [area closed]
  • The Dog Bowl routes

Karbonaaitjieskraal

  • Rastarock
  • Divine Dog

Manoutsa

  • Hard Rock Cafe (18)

Blyderivier

  • Green Bottle (19)
  • Prelude to Luka (20)
  • Book of Baloo (21)
  • Silver Ribbon (18)
  • Sundance Kid (19)
  • The Iron Curtain (24)
  • Cactus Dykes (20)
  • Buried Treasure (20)
  • Mother Nature's Necessities (19)

Check the Blydepoort Classics RD for more.

Blouberg

  • Eight Miles High (24)
  • Dog Day in Heaven (25/6)
  • Hey Jude (21)
  • Dreams of White Dogs (26)
  • Dog of Thunder (30 A0)

Kransberg

  • Aasvoël's End (17 R)
  • Angel Recess (15)

Magaliesberg

Mhalbs

  • Space Walk (21)
  • Crystal Fire (23)
  • Egowhip (23)
  • Straight Edge (16)
  • Final Cut (25)

Upper Tonquani

  • Last Rites (19 X)
  • Red Corner (17)
  • Hawks Eye (13)
  • The Moke (17)
  • Hyperadrenia (20)
  • Alchemy (22)

Cedarberg

  • Boggle (19)
  • Difficult Shapes and Passive Rythms (21)
  • Tigatrix (18)
  • Hangdog (21)
  • Golden Balls (15)
  • Butterfly (16)
  • Twist & Shout (28)
  • Cedarberg Corner Direct (13)

Boulder

  • Dogstyle (23)
  • Sabre (19)
  • Raging Bull (20)
  • Slipstream (18)
  • Blood and Chocolate (18)

Kranskloof

  • The Cruise (22)
  • Golden Goose (17)
  • The Swarm (direct finish) (19)
  • Pistol (18)
  • Arch of Time (24)
  • Clime of the Century (20)
  • Foetus (17)

Lower Tonquani

  • Hourglass (17)
  • Exstacy (17)
  • Doppler Effect (21)
  • Circuit Breaker (22)
  • Just Hot (23)
  • More Monkey Than Funkey (21)
  • Red Column (15)
  • Sands of Time (19 R)
  • Gnasher (19)
  • Question of Balance (21)

Fernkloof

  • Fernkloof Pinnacle (17)
  • Dextrose
  • Lazarus

Hamerkop

  • Quintessence (22)
  • One Crack Mind (19)
  • Amazing Grace Direct (18 X)
  • The Beer Hunter (20 X)

Eureka Dome

  • Aftermath

Dome

  • Fallen Angel
  • Devil's Advocate
  • Magic Dragon
  • Muffin Direct
  • Time Limit

Grootkloof

  • Isolation Pinnacle (11)
  • Dive Bomber (direct)

Castle Gorge

  • Donner en Bliksem (20)

Trident

  • Apex
  • Swiss Army Knife (17 R)

Wilgepoort

  • The Key (Direct first pitch) (21)
  • Cabernet/Muscadel Crack combination (18)
  • McFats LGP

The Hell

  • To Hell with skin

Magageni

  • Snakeskin Arete (20)

Mary (E Cape)

  • The Legend (26)

Paarl Rocks

  • Stem Gem - 22

The Berg

  • The North Face Route on Sentinel Peak (also called the Angus-Leppan Route)
  • Devil's Tooth.
  • Mponjwana, Standard Route.
  • The Bell, Hoper's Route.
  • The Pyramid, Standard Route.
  • The Column, Escarpment Arête.
  • The Monk's Cowl, Standard and Barry's Route.
  • The Injasuti Western Triplet, North West Ridge Route.
  • Giant's Castle, Schole's Route.
  • Giant's Castle, Makaza and the Main Loteni Couloir (ice routes).
  • Not so auto (on Monks cowl)

Boven

  • Heart of China (23)
  • Al's Bells (19)

Monteseel

  • Powderfinger
  • Fiddler in the roof
  • Granny's souped up wheelchair

Pinnacle Gorge

  • Lycra Trea
  • Por_noster
  • Slow ecstasy
  • Snip Snip
  • Fingercrack
  • Think Pink

Nagas Gorge

  • Old man's ecstasy
  • Moonjig

Lady Slipper

  • MacKegnie's madness
  • Twinkletoes
  • Flashdance

Hogsback

  • Fame and fashion

Both gorges in EC

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