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Rocklands - The Pass (The Fortress)

bouldering and single pitch routes rock climbing area
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Aspect(s) : All     Altitude : 1050 m
Approach steep up hill
Rock : sandstone.    Characteristic(s) : overhang Surplomb, steep wall Dévers.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, slopers.

Informations :

Bouldering
Interesting bouldering area for problems from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (Fontainebleau grades).
Between 25 and 50 problems, from 6c to 8b.
Max Height : 7 m.
Kids friendly ? area around the boulders reasonable for young kids.
Landing quality : flat ground (1 crash pad needed) or uneven or steep ground (1 crash pad and 1 spotter needed).
Single pitch routes
Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 7a to 7c (french grades).
Less than 10 routes, from 24 to 28.    Bolting : big run out climbing, sport climbing.
Max Height : 20 m.
Kids friendly ? foot of the crag reasonable for young kids.
Legendary problem(s) :
  • Fragile Steps 8a+/8b 1st 8a+/8b's female boulder by Dorothea Karalus on 16 MOIS_09 2010. 2nd 8a+/8b's female boulder sent by Ashima Shiraishi on 28 MOIS_08 2012. Others outstandings sends : Brooke Raboutou (2014), Angela Eiter (2014), Katharina Saurwein (2015), Katrin Lehmann (2015), Karoline Sinnhuber (2016), Oriane Bertone (2017), Marine Thévenet (2017), Liting Xu Xu (2017), Anna Liina Laitinen (2018), Alizée Dufraisse (2018), Irina Kuzmenko (2019).
  • The Vice 8b sent by Anna Stöhr on 7 MOIS_08 2013.
  • The Escapist 8b sent by Isabelle Faus on 18 MOIS_08 2016
  • Locations :

    Area : afrique-du-sud, Western Cape, West Coast, Cape Town, Clanwilliam.
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