White Rock

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White Rock

White Rock Adventure Lodge is situated 840m above sea level. It is near the base of a massive granite outcrop called Witkop Mountain.The mountain forms part of the crocodile gorge mountain range. This is in the sub tropical area of Lowveld Mpumalanga. It is part of the Croc River Mountain Conservancy. The Conservancy offers lush indigenous vegetation. This includes Amazing bird Sightings and Wildlife on your doorstep! And so much more.

Getting there

From Nelspruit take the N4 heading towards Malalane for 14km until you reach the turn of marked Uitkyk towards your right. Follow this gravel Road for 9km, then take left at stand number 28. Follow the drive way up until you reach the marked climbers parking on your left. Park here.

Accommodation

You can arrange great accommodation at the lodge follow this link for online bookings and enquiries http://www.whiterocklodge.co.za/ or contact 071 376 7285

Access rules and Arrangments

The crag and parking etc. is private property and the owners right of admission is reserved. Any individual making use of this access arrangement agrees to the conditions stated below.

Entrance fee is R30, this gets you access the the crag and pool for a swim after your climb.

Please pay the entrance fee and sign the visitors book upon entrance.

Please note:

Individuals enter this area at their own risk. Climbing is consider a high risk activity and can result in serious injury or even death. The owners take no responsibility for any harm or death that results from individuals accessing and using this property, and fixed climbing protection including damage or loss to private property due to theft, fire or any other cause whatsoever You are responsible and accountable for your own safety and must not endanger those around you. Report any sign of danger or unusual wear on bolts to the owners at the lodge. No dogs are allowed at the crag.

Walk-in

From the parking walk towards the pool area, walk past the pool towards the water tanks in the general direction of the crag. Here you will find a path heading left. Follow this path towards the right of the base and tree line. Once you reach the base of the crag you have reached the furthest right section of the crag and the first route you see will be two dodgy bolts. Towards your right is the access gully to reach the top section of the crag.

Climbing Routes

Routes are described from left to right

1) Bles Bridges 19***** B21 35m

  Follow the base of the crag all the way left and around 
  the corner aprox 50m past WL. Super fun sustained climbing it gets flakey at the top. FA: Raymond Gates 2021

2) Leviathan 19*** B26 47m

Line goes up the open book crack line to the right of Bles Bridges. 47m route with midway chains and loweroffs best to climb in a single pitch to get the full experience. FA: Sean Cue 2021

3) Behemoth 19**** B31 47m

Line climbed the offwidth crack that starts aprox 25m up the route, route can be climbed in two pitches or you can make it back to the ground with a 80m rope make sure to tie in to the other end. If you climb it in one go don't clip into the loweroffs as this creates a lot of rope drag. FA: Rachel Gates 2021

4) Wussy Ladder 19* B12

Short route to the left of iron ambition. Best to clean the rout on abseil. There is alot of rope abrasion so best not to top rope this route. Bolted on lead. FA: Raymond Gates 2021

5) Iron Ambition 20*** B11

Crack line to the left of mocking wasp, currently still a 
closed project

6) How to kill a mocking Wasp 21**** B12

Open book route leading to the top arete under small tree, route is 30m to the left of Wet in that hole.

7) Wet in that hole 23 ** B15 35m

This route is in the middle section of the crag aprox 50m to the left of *Dusty hole FA: Raymond Gates 2019

8) Whiterock Rock Rocks 15**** B8 15m

The route is used as access route to upper level climbing pure good fun. FA: Sean Cue 2021

9) Fumble Funnel 22**** B11 30m

Climb WRR to gain access to the start of this route (It is also possible to link both pitches and climb as one route, climb in the channel to top out next to Wet in that hole. 

10) Dusty hole 19*** B16 30m

Follows the line through the small roof. Route is long tie a knot. FA: Raymond Gates 2019

11) Cool Runnings 18** B17 30m

To the right of DH starts on the lower section of the base.  Route is long tie a knot. FA: Devin Nyschens 2019

12) Dodgy Veriation 17** B 30m

Follow the first 5 bolts of TDB then head up straight over the bulge to share chains with TDB. FA: Jan-Harm Pieterson 2021

13) Two Dodgy Bolts 18** 35m

Right most route of the crag after the 5th bolt go right to traverse for 4 bolts the head back left over bulge towards chains FA: Duncan Potgieter 2019