This kloof is on private land and climbing beyond Legoland has been forbidden by the land owner since March 2010, so please respect the rules.
Bosch Kloof Climbing Map
How to get there
From Ashton/Cape Town direction: The large gravel parking area is just before the first bridge on the right.
From Montagu direction: Drive towards Ashton/Cape Town, about 1km after the tunnel you will see the large gravel parking area on your left just over the bridge.
There is no cellphone reception at this crag.
You MUST park outside the gate by the main road (R62). DO NOT under any circumstances drive in and park directly at the crag. You may obviously drive in if you are staying over night at the Tolhuis. This crag is on private land and climbing there is by permission of the land owner, so please respect the rules. The land owner has forbidden access the the crags in Bosch Kloof.
Bosch Kloof Crags
Vertical, 1 minute flat walk, Early morning shade & Late Afternoon shade
This is one of Montagu's most popular crags due to the easier grade of routes and the 1 minute walk-in.
Legoland is child friendly and dogs are allowed. The crag gets early morning & Late Afternoon shade.
Legoland Rout List
Bosch Kloof Routes from the far LEFT of the crag towards the right (i.e. back towards the car park)
|#||ROUTE NAME / AREA||GRADE||# BOLTS||RATING||BOLTING/OPENED INFO||DESCRIPTION|
|1||I Tink Not||12||6||Montagu Rock Adventures 2000|
|2||I Bewieve So||16||7||Montagu Rock Adventures 2000|
|3||I Bewieve So Direct||16||7||Jason Temple-Forbes 2002|
|4||The Rope Man||17||9||Deon Knipe 2003|
|5||The Missing Link||17||7||Stuart Brown 2003|
|6||Hey, Come On||19||7||Tony Lourens 1993|
|7||Persitence of Time||19||6||Derek Marshall 2003|
|8||Bon Giorno Bambina||21||11||Tony Lourens 1997|
|9||Bolt Your Bitch||22||3||John Terblanche 1998|
|10||Slap and Tickle||21||3||John Terblanche 1998|
|11||Crack Baby||18||8||Stuart Brown|
|12||Eddy of Bovidence||24||4||Prof. Steve Bradshaw 1993|
|13||Cheapskate Student||24||4||Craig Bruton 1998|
|14||Cleinous Hing||24||4||Ed February 1994|
|15||Baboons on the Roof||21||4||B Whitehead 2004|
|16||Caramel Roller Coaster||17||6||Stuart Brown 2004|
|17||Chocolate Speedway||18||6||Guy Holwill 1993|
|18||Life and Times of Mike Hunt||15||5||Guy Holwill 1993|
|19||Not with New Brim||15||6||Guy Holwill 1993|
|20||Oh My Goodness||18||4||Guy Holwill 1993|
|21||Mild Thing||15||4||Guy Holwill 1993|
|22||Easy Does It||16||5||Beth Higgins 1993|
|23||Pipe Dreams||18||6||Nick Matthews 1994|
The Far Side
Please note: The whole of Bosch Kloof is closed until further notice Posted 24 March 2010
Access is being negotiated, if you choose to sneak in for a climb, you will be putting future access at risk
Bosch Routes - Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade. If you carry on past Legoland and up the kloof, you will come to Bosch on your right. 20mins flat/uphill walk.
Bosch Route List
Bosch Kloof Routes from Left to Right
|#||ROUTE NAME / AREA||GRADE||# OF BOLTS (INCL. ANCHORS)||RATING||BOLTING/OPENED INFO||DESCRIPTION|
|1.||Just Another Roof||6b/20||(7B,C)||FA: J. Fisher. 1992|
|2.||Never Say Goodbybe||7b+/26||(6B,C)||FA: J. Fisher. 1992|
|3.||Latin Lessons||6b+/21||(10B,C)||FA: J. Fisher. 1992|
|4.||Partners in Crime||6c+/24||(7B,C)||FA: S. Maasch. 1992|
|5.||Me or My Girl||6b+/21||(9B,C)||FA: S. Maasch. 1992|
|6.||Master of Puppets||6a+/19||(10B,C)||FA: S. Maasch. 1992|
|7.||Beg, Borrow Or Steal Aka"Puppets On A Staaldraad"||6b+/22||(19B, C)||FA: S. Brown. Dec. 2003||35m ! The route starts to the right of "Master Of Puppets" and crosses over at the fourth bolt and then carries on to the top of the crag. Lower to chains of "Me Or My Girl"|
|8.||Something Nowhere||6b+/22||(6B,C)||FA: J. Fisher. 1992|
|9.||Sanatorium||6a+/19||(8B,C)||FA: S. Maasch. 1992|
|10.||Trille In Die Bos||20/6a+||(9B,C)||FA: A. Davies. Dec. 2003||The route starts to the right of "Sanatorium", bouldery start, named after Rudolfs boys.|
|11.||Clashing Ego's||20||(N,C)||FA: J. Fisher. 1992|
|12.||Nice Boys Don't Play Rock And Roll||7a+/24||(6B,C)||FA: J. Fisher, retro Bolted A. Davies. Dec. 2003|
Ramset Routes - If you carry on past Legoland, turn right up to the kloof +-30 meters before the house. The first crag on the left as you walk up the kloof - it's opposite Bosch Crag.
1. Better Than Raw 6b+/21 (6B,C) FA: D Marshal 2003 2. Pink Bubbles Go Ape 6c/22 (10B,C) FA: D Marshal 2001 3. Masters of Rings 6b+/21 (14B,C) FA: D Marshal 2001 4. Time of Oath 6b/20 (10B,C) FA: D Marshal 2001 5. Keeper of the Seven Rings 6a+/19 (8B,C) FA: D Marshal 2001 6. Beating Around the Bush P1: 16/5a (10B,C); P2 16/5a (10B,C) FA: S Brown 2003 7. Shot Down in Flames 5b/17 (10B,C) FA: S Brown 2003 8. Return of the War Lord 4b/13 (9B,C) FA: C Bester 2002 9. Second Wind P1:4c/12 (9B,C); P2: 15/5a (10B,C) FA: S Brown 2002 10. Pass Wind 5c/17 (8B,C) FA: S Brown 2002 11. Forever and One 6a/18 (11B,C) FA: D Marshal 2002 12. Hannah's Wine Tour 6a+/20 (9B,C) FA: M Rehm 2002 13. "Mad Dogs In A Meat Shop" 7a/24+ (10B,C) S. Brown. Dec. 2003. 14. Your Turn to Break Free 6a/19 (7B,C) FA: D Marshal 2002 15. Future World 6a+/20 (7B,C) FA: D Marshal 2002 16. Mission Motherland 6b+/22 (8B,C) FA: D Marshal 2002 17. Steel Tormentor 6a+/20 (8B,C) FA: D Marshal 2002 18. Kings will be Kings 6a/19 (9B,C) FA: D Marshal 2003
1. The Fertilizer King 21 2. Rockerfella 23 3. Rastas 21 4. Finger Fantasy 24 5. Wonderlust 26 6. Drill Thrill 25/26 Jamie Smith 2008
The Panel Crags
>> Back to Montagu page