Waterval Boven

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Waterval Boven is one of South Africa's premier spots for sport climbing. There are hundreds of excellent quality sport routes on orange sandstone.

The Waterval Boven Guide

This guide covers everything.

ONLINE GUIDE TO SPORT AND TRAD CLIMBING AT WATERVAL BOVEN, SOUTH AFRICA - Updated April 2011.

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Baboon Buttress

Diablo 27 *** (7D) Climb the bouldery face 5 meters right of afterthought. Intense start with a interesting finish. FA: Evan Margetts, July 2011

RAPTOPHILIA 32 **** (7D,A) It's not rape if you yell surprise. Start with your hands on the lowest holds and feet on the lowest boulders, no cheating. Fight your way to the chains using pure determination as your guide. Enjoy the intricate footwork and desperate stabbing for holds. Ensure that you clip the first draw from the ground to avoid injury. FA: Brian Weaver, April 2011

Hallucinogen Wall

Iron Lotus 21 ** (8D) Climb the thin face just right of rocky, staying on the face(Going left makes it easier). FA: Darryl Margetts and Evan Margetts 2010

Superbowl

Coach 26 *** (12?D) Dedicated to Heiko Tillwick - Rest in Peace, Coach. Between Frazzle and Doug in the Yellow House. Not sure about the grade - opinion on this is welcome. FA: Marc 'Flex' Efune 2011. Bolted by Tim Dunnett and Dirk Smith.