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Revision as of 15:26, 21 January 2009

There is awesome climbing on cliffs above the lower Dwarves Dawdle trail at the Umgeni Valley reserve in Howick, KZN. Full details will be available in Roger Nattrass' pending "Mega KZN climbing guide". Until then, this should get you started.

Routes

from left to right if you're facing the rock, Howick Falls upstream [incomplete only fully bolted routes included]:

The Gypsy Buttress

The Hairy Hat Man 22
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Gypsy Queen 27
Faye Brouard, 2008

The Doubting Game 31/2 (sandbag)
Paul Brouard, 2008

Stone Haven 30
Roger Nattrass, 2008

The Heroes Wall

So Ill!! 27
Scott Sinclair, 2008

The Blue Horizon - Project 33
Roger Nattrass

Nothing Heals like Cold Steel 27
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Caterpillar Conquest 25
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

The Plot Sickens 22
Trad crack FA, G. Raubenheimer

Crack Addiction 20
Trad crack FA, ?

When Heroes Stumble 25
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Sucking Diesel 24
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

Age of Paranoia 23
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Glamorous Fool 18
Roger Nattrass, 2008

The Tower of Power Buttress

Exactly, Cheesehead, Exactly 25
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

Perfect Ground ***** 22
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Agnes The Skinhead 26
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Thunderstrike 27
Roger Nattrass, 2009

Smackdown 28
Roger Nattrass, 2008

The Tower of POWER!!! 29
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Akward Turtle 24
Andrew Scott, 2008

Manic Mechanic 25
Roger Nattrass, 2008

Trad corner

War On Gaza 24
Dave Drummond, 2009

?? 19
Trad Route up face, ending at chains before top. FA ??

?? ??
Trad Route up corner, ending at chains before top. FA ??


Baby Bees Don't Sting 21
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

With Added What-what 22
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

Immaculate wall

Zulu Lulu 17
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

Woza Xhoza 19
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

Stoned Immaculate 26
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2008

Look Out Below That Things Gonna Go! 25
Faye Brouard, 2008

The Corticoid Factor 27
Stefan Zwanepoel, 2009