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= Eastern Cape Climbing Areas=
==Alicedale== Small bouldering area near Grahamstown, access still being negotiated. <gallery> File:Clm0161b.jpg|Bouldering at Alicedale </gallery> ==[[Bobbejaankop & African Rennaissance]]== ==[[Buffalo River]]== Close to East London with short routes on dolorite, set in thick bush, 7 sport routes and over 100 trad routes. Good potential for more routes here. Contact Allen Luck 083 756-4290 for access. ==[[Cape St Francis]]== ==Cockscombe== A series of walls & kloofs (gorges) about an hour from Port Elizabeth. Mostly trad routes are found here. Check with the MCSA for access conditions. <gallery> File:Lsc0041b.jpg|Cockscombe, Gorge 21 File:Clm0075b.jpg|Gorge 20, Cockscombe File:Lsc0040b.jpg|Cockscombe, Gorge 9 File:Clm0074b.jpg|Gorge 12, Cockscombe </gallery> ==Coffee Bay== Seacliffs, excellent short trad routes. Contact the Coffeeshack backpacker's lodge. ==Compassberg== Multi-pitch trad routes near Nieu Bethesda. Contact the MCSA for details. ==Coombs== Short sport routes near Grahamstown, access permanently closed due to climbers not following access requirements. Please check access carefully at crags before just rocking ==Crag-X Grahamstown== Small crag with a bit of bouldering not too far from Grahamstown. <gallery> File:Clm0090b. jpg|'The Celestial Omnibus', Crag-X, Grahamstown </gallery> ==[[Fort Fordyce]]== A few sport routes can be found here visit Climbing the Amatoles for more information . ==Graaf Reinet== Sport routes near the caravan park under construction. Contact Herman van Rensburg. ==Grootrivierpoort== At the start of Baviaanskloof, a.k.a "Grips". Sport and trad routes. Contact Steven Reed from the MCSA. ==Hellspoort== Crag near Grahamstown closed due to climbers littering! ==[[Hogsback]]== Sport & trad routes near the beautiful town of Hogsback. Hogsback in the Amatola Region, Eastern Cape. <gallery> File: Clm0167b.jpg|Steven Reed on 'Starstruck', Hogsback, EC </ gallery> ==[[Howissen's Poort/ Scoops]]== Short sport routes close to Grahamstown. ==Joubertina== Sport & Trad climbing in the Kouga mountains. Contact Steven Reed from the MCSA. ==Keinrivier== ==Lady Slipper== Some quartzite bouldering on a few boulders and about 90 trad lines up on the mountain. It is about 40km from Port Elizabeth. <gallery> File:Clm0164b. jpg|Eric de Beer on After Dinner Mint Boulder at Lady Slipper, Eastern Cape File:Clm0091b. jpg|Brett Ribbink on 'The Lady's Slipper' File:Clm0163b. jpg|Eric de Beer on Corner Cafe at Lady Slipper, Eastern Cape </ gallery> ==Lalapanzi== A dolorite crag some 80km from East London (on the way to Morgan Bay). Only 7 trad routes have been openned so far. ==[[Morgan Bay]]== Seacliffs, brilliant short trad routes with a few good sport routes on a mix of dolerite, sedimentary & granite. Route book at the Morgan Bay Hotel, or contact Derek Marshall on 083 681-8713 in East London. 315 routes here so far. ==[[NSA, East London]]== In East London, some sandtone with 12 sport routes ranging from 17-26 and an open project with a few trad routes too. ==[[Pinnacle Gorge]]== Morne v/d Mescht on 'The Pinnacle' Pinnacle Gorge, EC <gallery> File:Clm0166b.jpg|Morne v/d Mescht on 'The Pinnacle' Pinnacle Gorge, EC File:Clm0165b.jpg|Morne v/d Mescht on 'Spider route', Pinnacle Gorge, EC File:Clm0159b. jpg|Morne v/d Mescht on Chasing the Sun, Pinnacle Gorge </gallery> ==Pompies Pillar== A short dolerite crag in East London with 1 sport route and a couple of trad lines, limited potential. ==The Grots== Tiny bouldering area near Grahamstown. ==[[The Shire]]== ==Van Staden's Gorge==
About 10 sport routes close to Lady's Slipper. Contact Steven Reed from the MCSA.
File:Clm0160b.jpg|Hydrophilic, The Beach
Windmill Hole]]==In East London with some sport routes on sandstone ranging from 14-25 as well as 10 trad routes.
Yellow Sands== About 25km from East London, an amazing short dolorite crag. Access is sensitive please first contact Derek Marshall on 083 681-8713. There are 3 bolted lines graded 20-24 and a few trad lines with some development potential.