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Access issues inherited from Bronkhorstspruit
The crag and parking etc. is private property and the owners right of admission is reserved. The Mountain Club of South Africa has come to an agreement for access to this area for its members. Any individual making use of this access arrangement agrees to the conditions stated below. Contact the Magaliesberg (Pretoria) or Johannesburg sections of the Mountain Club of South Africa in case of any query or doubt.
Entrance fees are as follows:
R20 for adults R10 for school going children above 12 years old R5 for children 12 years of age and below
Please pay the entrance fee and sign the visitors book upon entrance. Someone will come out with the visitors book, otherwise the book can be found at the main house.
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 and / or the Mountain Club of South Africa 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 ensure continued access please keep to the following: Visitors must sign the access book and pay the entrance fee before entering (the access book has the MCSA logo on the cover) Do not drive off the established roads and park only at the upper or lower parking areas Stay on established paths. Walk in single file on existing paths and avoid creating new paths Visitors may only go the climbing area and the paths leading to it other areas remain private No fishing is allowed – climbing only (you may lunch picnic at the river though) NO FIRES are allowed Reduce disturbance to animals specifically the Black Eagles and other nesting birds. Specifically no climbing and or bolting may take place near the Black Eagle nesting site (no bolting area details below) NO OVERNIGHT CAMPING - Climbers are only permitted during daylight hours Carry out all waste. This is a high use area, treat peels etc. as non-disposable rubbish. We request that you inspect the area for rubbish before leaving, do not ignore other people’s litter, pick it up and carry it out Take extreme caution when smoking. PACK OUT CIGARETTE ENDS Consider fellow climbers when relieving yourself and keep at least 50m away from the river, paths and climbing routes. Burry / carefully burn toilet paper Respect other visitors Do not throw or roll rocks off cliffs No guns allowed In case of any accident / emergency call MCSA Mountain Search and Rescue on 074 125 1385 or alternatively 074 163 3952 Where applicable, assist and encourage others to adhere to the above