Serengeti Slab

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The Serengeti Slab is located on the lower slopes of Mooihoek Mountain, in the nek between Mooihoek and Mt Everest. It is close to the Kransduif Chalet and just off the road to the Mooihoek campsite. The path from the car shelter up towards Kransduif Chalet, passes just to the left of the boulder. The three routes on this large, slabby boulder are all located on its west face. The top anchors are easily reached by scrambling up on the Mooihoek side of the boulder. The slab gets morning shade and afternoon sun.


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Route List

Serengeti Slab Routes from Left to Right

1. Masai Mara (15) 10D *** FA: Barbara Curson (1993) Bolted by Clive Curson Start at from the ground below the left-hand edge of the west face. Pull up onto the slab, move up a bit and then hand-rail around to the arête on the left. Follow the arête up to the anchors.
2. Serengeti (14) 8D *** FA: Clive and Barbara Curson (1993) Climb the pockety line up the middle of the slab. This line is quite thin and balancy in places and is trickier than it looks.
3. View to a Kill (11) 8D *** FA: Clive Curson (1993) Clip the first bolt on Serengeti then move up diagonally right to the line of bolts on the right. Continue straight up on large pockets. At the top move left to the anchors that are shared with the previous route.