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In the southern suburbs of Johannesburg. There are two subareas, the Dassie Krans being visible from the Ormonde Drive robots being in a little nature reserve and the Reservoir being Rand Water Board property in the suburb of Meredale.The rock is red basalt which has a tendency to be sharp & glassy. There are a few short 14-19 grade natural routes with a bit more potential for new routes. Most routes can be toproped

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For more information on routes, access and permits please see the following websites:

Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) Look at “Who we are” for the different sections of the MCSA

Mountain Club of South Africa – Johannesburg Section website Click on “Access and Properties” for more information Click on “Contact” to get in touch with the MCSA for more information.

ClimbZA website Welcome to the largest & most comprehensive online database of Southern African climbing information. A forum site to find climbing partners or to find out more about different climbing areas and climbs.


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