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[http://www.climb.co.za/topo/pdf/ClimbZA_Blydepoort.pdf Download the Blydepoort Topo] NB: this is a 975kb PDF
 
[http://www.climb.co.za/topo/pdf/ClimbZA_Blydepoort.pdf Download the Blydepoort Topo] NB: this is a 975kb PDF
  
'''New Routes:'''
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Note: there are new routes and an updated PDF is to be posted soon.
OK Corral Pillar
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Approach: Follow as per blydepoort PDF above for "OK Corral Crag", and head for large free-standing pillar, about 60m high. Best to walk past it and then ascend from the back.
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The First or the Last (21, N, 3P)
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P1 (21): Climb the broken layback/seam to a face and belay ledge. 15-20m
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P2 (19): Head up the short layback crack and gain the top of the block after a small ledge. 10m
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P3 (16): Traverse to the arete, then go straight up to top out on the pillar. 15m
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Notes: P1 has no protection past halfway up. P3 is bold. Overall a bold and scary route. Take care! Take slings for leaving on top for abseil. Please post other known ascents as there are a few potential lines and slings have been left on top, not shown on PDF above.
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FA: D. Willis and R. Kroger, 2009
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Revision as of 16:12, 16 December 2009

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Download the Blydepoort Topo NB: this is a 975kb PDF

Note: there are new routes and an updated PDF is to be posted soon.