Chimanimani is the gateway to the wildest, most rugged national park in Zimbabwe. Known for its peace and tranquility, it’s also the ideal location for the truly adventurous. Explore spectacular hiking trails, crystal waterfalls, an untouched ecosystem, breathtaking landscapes, the deepest quartzite caves in Africa and the biggest potential for world class bouldering.
Access At the Base Camp you need to sign in and pay park fees. Locals pay $5 per day, $3 entry fee and $3 vehicle fee, foreigners pay $10 per day, $10 vehicle entry (foreign registered vehicles). These tariffs are current as of July 2016. visit http://www.zimparks.org for up to-date-tariffs.
Ethics & Rules Please take out everything that you bring in, including cigarette butts and climbing tape. In regard to the rock, please do not enhance the rock by chipping or gluing holds. Please brush off excessive chalk and tick marks, it is both unsightly and may take away from the on-sight experience. Please do not use POF as it permanently clogs up holds and ruins climbs.
Safety Climbing is an inherently dangerous activity so please prepare yourself for both major and minor incidents. In many areas there is no cell signal and someone will likely have to hike to an area with cell signal. Cell signal can be found on some of the high peaks as well as on the top of Bailey ́s Folly, please ask the rangers at the base camp for current coverage areas. There are also a number of dangerous snakes, scorpions and spiders, please ask the rangers as they can give you more info on what dangerous animals are about, at the time of the year you visit.