The Terrace

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General Info

CBD 'The Terrace' Boulders are on the slopes of Table mountain just above Tafelberg Road. It's ideal for having an after work session and enjoying a variety of good problems in the lower grade range. Slightly higher than Bright lights so better views. The walk-in is very short and the path is good.

Guide book/ Topo

No guidebook available yet, but there is a PDF (Topo) on the web, ask the other boulderers for it.

Getting there

From Kloofneck traffic circle/ interchange, drive . Parking/ Path starts here: -33.950603, 18.408304

Walk in is 850m.

Season

Bouldering is possible all year round.

Maps

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Boulders

Boulder H: The Terrace

[GPS: -33.952057, 18.407618]

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  • H1: Flying Circus (6C) FA: Scott Noy
    Sit start on the larger of two underclings below a small roof, throw to a good edge for LH and top-out.
  • H2-A: Deception Guaranteed (5A)
    Sit start with LH on a fat side pull and RH down on a red edge, moving slightly left, RH to an in-cut edge and then LH out to a side-pull in the crack.
  • H2-B: Chubba Wubba (5C/6A) FA: C. Tooze 06/06/17
    Sit start with LH on a fat side pull and RH down on a red edge. Climb directly up on edges to top out.
  • H3: Knopkierie (6A)
    Sit start with BH on a white knob, move up to an edge and TO direct.
  • H4: Starfish Aliens Ambush (5B)
    Sit start under the roof with LH on a small slopey edge and RH on a big slopey edge, RH to a pinch above the lip, then move out left to a small dish on the lip and finish up the slab.
  • H5: Atlas' Heavy Burden (5B)
    Sit start on a big ledge right of H4 and TO direct.
  • H6: Kaula Highway (6A)
    Start as for H5 and traverse left along the lip and finish as for H1.
  • H6: Life of Brian (4)
    Sit start on a low ledge, RH to the rail and then LH up to a jug side-pull.
  • H7: Sensation Seekers (6C) FA: Scott Noy
    Sit start high in the rail, move up past a pocket to a side-pull and TO direct.

Boulder G

[GPS: -33.952275, 18.407332]

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  • G1: Alterverse (5A)
    Sit start with LH on a slopey ledge and RH on a fat pinch.
  • G2: Cosmic Chaos (6A)
    Sit start in pockets and TO direct.
  • G3: Kwela (6C+) FA: Gareth McAllister
    Start as for G2 and climb diagonally right to an edge rail higher, TO direct. Large grips above the start are off.
  • G4: On Your Back, and Up Your Ass (6A)
    Sit start on a layaway, move up to an edge and TO direct.

Boulder J

[GPS: -33.952338, 18.407373]

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  • J1: Master Fornicator (7A+/7B) FA: Scott Noy
    Sit start on the rail, move straight up to another edge rail and TO.
  • J2: Brownian Motion (7A) FA: Scott Noy
    Stand start with LH on diagonal side-pull and RH on a good edge side-pull, jump to the lip and TO.
  • J3: Anesthesia (7A+) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start with BH on a crack under-cling, RH up to a slopey ledge and TO.
  • J4: Humpty Dumpty (6B/6B+/6C) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start with BH on an under-cling, move up to grips on the lip, LH to 3's slopey ledge and TO.
  • J5: Battle of the Golden Spurs (7A+) FA: Stewart Noy
    Start as for 4, LH to grips on the lip, slap RH to a sloper side-pull on the Arete and TO.
  • J6: Childhood Wonders (6A+/6B) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start (sitting on the rock) with BH on an under-cling, Climb straight up to an in-cut grip and climb the left Arete/face to TO.
  • J7: Hour of Honour (6A/6A+) FA: Stewart Noy
    Climb 6 up to the in-cut grip and then move out right to finish up 8.
  • J8: The Righteous Man (5C) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start with LH on a wide pinch/ side-pull and RH on an edge grip, move up and TO.
  • J9: King of the Castle (5C/6A) FA: Stewart Noy
    Stand start with LH on a slopey diagonal edge, climb the slab moving slightly right to TO. There is a wimp pocket up left if you loose your cool halfway up.
  • J10: Slingshot to the Moon (6B/6C) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start with BH on a diagonal edge and TO.
  • J11: Kahlua Kahones (6B) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start high on opposing gastons, move up to a sloper on the lip and TO.

Boulder K

[GPS: -33.952705, 18.407173]

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  • K1: Lollipop Slab (6B+/6C) FA: Stewart Noy
    Stand start with LH on a crimp and RH on a good side-pull, climb direct towards the streak and TO.
  • K2: Edge of Reason (6B+/6C) FA: Stewart Noy
    Sit start with BH on a sloper/ knob. Climb straight up to the lip and then left a little to TO. The rock is off.
  • K3: Waterworld (7A?) FA: Stewart Noy
    Stand start with LH on ledge and RH lower on sharp pocket/s, RH to a slopey pocket and TO. Boulder behind is off. Climb the face.
  • K4: Santa Claus' Big Night on the Town(6A+)
    Sit start with BH on a big ledge and TO direct onto other boulder.