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Description:

Originally opened as an aid route, it was freed to produce one of Monteseel’s most popular routes. Starts from a large block on a wide ledge above the path.

Climb up to a rail below a small roof. Stretch through the roof on a hand jam to an inset jug on the left. Continue up the steep face above. Move left to a large flake and exit easily to the top.

Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: Dave Cheesemond or Mike Roberts, 1975

  • First Ascent: Sherman Ripley and Jim Thomson, 1960

Location:  

Located in Near Eastern Buttress approx:
Long/Lat: 30.681986,-29.734850

Route Grade Citations

20 Principal
20 * The Mountain Club of South Africa, KwaZulu / Natal Section (Gavin Peckham)

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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