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A direct line through Death Wish. Start as for Death Wish to the rail and continue straight up the open-book until level with the ledge. Move diagonally left and then back right to finish directly above.

Ethic: inherited from Monteseel

Climbing is allowed as long as no plants are damaged. No bolting is allowed. Most pegs have been cut. No damaging the rock in anyway. There are people living below so no throwing things off the cliff. There are also people living above the cliff so be respectful.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Steve Bradshaw & Andrew Ashford-Jack, 1984


Located in Western Buttress approx:
Long/Lat: 30.673751,-29.735371

Route Grade Citations

21 Community registered grade
21 ** The Mountain Club of South Africa, KwaZulu / Natal Section (Gavin Peckham)

Route quality

Route quality

Lead Styles

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