Plumbago Nature Reserve Bouldering

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Plumbago Nature Reserve Bouldering

Getting There

From the N1 north take the atterbury road turn off.Turn right towards Menlyn mall.Go through 3 robots then turn left at the 4th robot into General louis Botha road.Go through 1 robot and then 100m after the robot look for the Plumbago Nature Reserve turn off.

Sign in at the table and turn left where you will walk on a cement bridge over a river.Take the cement path all the way up the mountain.once at the top look for the cement bench and look for the path that leeds downhill for 10m.Turn left and pass some small boulders till you reach the main bouldering wall.


Bouldering Guide

Main Area

The routes are from left to right when facing the wall.

Fools Gold V2/5 *** Stand start left of eagle Owl.Start with a big jug and climb the small overhang and onto the face with a rail and top out. FA:Shaun cottrell

Low Rider traverse V5/6c+ Stand start on the very left hand side of the crag.Without using the roof traverse well below it staying low.top out in the open book on the far end of the crag just before jonnie cash. FA:Wesley Black

Eagle Owl V6/7a *** Stand start.Climb the arete of the main overhang by hugging it all the way up then top out. FA:Wesley black

Eagle Owl Sit start V7/7a+ *** Sit start version of Eagle owl FA:Wesley Black

Sketchy V3/6b ** Climb the face 1m right of Eagle Owl without using the crack or the opposite wall.This face faces upstream of the river.Top Out. FA:Wesley Black

Out Of Time V7/7a+ *** Stand start on the face that faces the main road.The crack and the opposite face is off route.Easier if you are tall.Top out. FA:Wesley Black

Out Of Time Sit Start V8/7b *** Sit start version of out of time. Do not use the protruding rock.Start on a sloper moving up onto the face.Top out. FA:Wesley Black

Juicy Lucy V2/5 ** Climb the second overhang to the right of sketchy.Top Out. FA:Keegan Black

Juicy Lucy Sit start V3/6a+ ** Sit start of Juicy Lucy FA:Shaun Cottrell

Johnnie Cash V5/6C+. *** To the far right, the last face before the path heads up again, between two small bushes / trees. Sit start on low crimp/rail for both hands (bad feet), move up to big side-pull and end with a big dyno to a slopy edge to the far right. May not use the obvious rail on top. Move to the right of the buldge on the top rail. FA: Heinrich Kahl