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Table of contents

1. Batwa Valley 54 routes in Field

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: 29.936553, -26.276613

Description:

This crag can only be accessed by permission so please make sure you get permission to climb here so the place wont get banned.

Contact Franz

franz.fuls@gmail.com

Some photos at https://plus.google.com/photos/104731246486753333606/albums/5757886123199859937

1.1. Chocolate Factory 20 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Cruchy

An interesting beginners boulder with a pretty kneebar.

FA: Franz Fuls, 2011

Boulder
2 Tex

FA: Nicolaas Prinsloo, 2012

Boulder
3 Pa se Mint Crisp

FA: Charmaine Etchell, 2011

Boulder
4 Komkommer

Sit start in the mini grotto, move left to the sloper on the face and then up.

FA: Ruan Els, 2012

Boulder
5 Turkish Delight

Vertical with a small roof on the right. Watch out for the Turksvy!

FA: Franz Fuls, 2011

Boulder
6 Baklava

FA: Franx Fuls, 2011

Boulder
7 Porcupine

FA: Jaco ?, 2012

Boulder
8 Fizzers

Not complicated at all

FA: Franz Fuls, 2011

Boulder
9 Bar One

Sitstart on the side pull to the right..

FA: D Leeburn, 2012

Boulder
10 Needles on Bar One

Start with right foot high on lip, right hand on side pull, left alslo on side pull. Straight up for a sloper and top out.

FA: Ruan Els, 2012

Boulder
11 River Plank

Sit start. Bottom ledge below pockets excluded. Move up to pockets on face & top out slightly left on face.

FA: R. Hartmann, 2012

Boulder
12 Wilson se Toffie

Mantel Move

FA: Thomas Prinsloo, 2011

Boulder
13 Bokdrol

FA: Ilse Labuschagne, 2012

Boulder
14 Old Bigmouth

FA: Frankie Franken, 2012

Boulder
15 Look ma no hands!

Feet only traverse

FA: Roman Hartmann, 2012

Boulder
16 Glucose Intolerant Skinhead

FA: Frankie Franken, 2012

Boulder
17 Charlie

FA: Ilse Labuschagne, 2012

Boulder
18 Energy Bar

FA: Clinton Muller, 2012

Boulder
19 Crunchy Bar

FA: Roux Muller, 2012

Boulder
20 Oompah Lumpah

FA: Frankie Franken, 2012

Boulder

1.2. Solitare 8 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Mind yer Head

Very low roof problem with a mantel ending.

FA: Ilse Labuschagne, 2012

Boulder
2 Just Do It

Sit start with both hands on the bottom rail. Traverse to tip of overhang and top out.

FA: Ruan Els, 2012

Boulder
3 King of Harts

FA: Thomas Prinsloo, 2012

Boulder
4 Mummy’s Little Gargoyle

Bottom ledge excluded. Start ½ metre left of king of hearts. Traverse diagonally left upwards and top out left of the gargoyle.

FA: R. Hartmann, 2012

Boulder
5 Solitary Confinement

FA: Ilse Labuschagne, 2011

Boulder
6 You Hippy You

Traverse left towards solitary confinement using the middle layer of the boulder for hands until topping out.

FA: Ilse Labuschagne, 2012

Boulder
7 Attack of the socialist monk

Traverse, extension of You hippy you.

FA: Frankie Franken, 2012

Boulder
8 I wanna go home

FA: Ilse Labushagne, 2012

Boulder

1.3. Tweeling 3 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

FA: Wikus Prinsloo, 2011

Boulder
2 Fat Papa

Climb the arete for the first half, then take the right hand side face.

FA: F Fuls, 2011

Boulder
3 Tjoklit Krunchies

FA: Thomas Prinsloo, 2011

Boulder

1.4. Zombieland 4 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Snake Breath

FA: J Botes, 2011

Boulder
2 Stairway to Heaven

FA: F Fuls, 2011

Boulder
3 Doen die Rinkhals

FA: J.Botes, 2011

Boulder
4 Rule Number One

Start on the left bottom, and traverse diagonally left and up. Top out at the end of the boulder. Good for cardio.

FA: S. O’Connell, 2012

Boulder

1.5. Platanna 2 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 XOXO

Long, easy problem. Soft rock, nasty falls.

FA: Ben Abbot

Boulder
2 Bushman’s Tears

FA: Surita Pretorius

Boulder

1.6. Shroom Section 7 routes in Boulder

Summary:
Description:

The home of Mushroom Rock. Please note: NO CLIMBING ON MUSHROM ROCK. THE LANDOWNER IS TRYING TO REGISTER THIS AS NATIONAL HERITAGE.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Surita’s Revenge

Left of the gulley, more like a scramble.

FA: Ben Abbot

Boulder
2 Joe’s Garage

Just left of Surita’s revenge, around the arete you will find a prominent hold to match on. That’s your start. Bump to the crimp on your right, and then go diagonally left to top out.

Boulder
3 Pap & Sous

Long reach to the pockets, top out just left of the massive overhang.

Boulder
4 Just think orange!

Start by the hole on foot level. Follow the orange lichen end before you hit the face. Descent to left. Slabby.

FA: R. Hartmann, 2012

Boulder
5 What have I done!

Start at the beginning of the orange patch and move diagonally right until you sit on the ledge.

FA: Sheena O’Connell, 2012

Boulder
6 Dixie Crack

Not quite a crack, but wedge cut out of the wall. Mainly for kids, climbs like a real dog for adults

FA: Franz Fuls, 2011

Boulder
7 Boogie Man

From Mushroom Rock, follow the roof crack into the cave. The problem starts where the crack changes from horizontal to vertical. Top out in the MASSIVE chimney. Footwork is key.

FA: Franz Fuls, 2011

Boulder

1.7. Afrikana 0 routes in Boulder

Description:

No problems opened as yet. Much of the rock is soft, an where not, bad falls are prominent. May be a place to set up a top rope for fall protection or maybe bolt? A huge white owl was seen nesting in a hole the rock face on one of the soft sections in 2011. Please be considerate when exploring here.

1.8. West Wing 6 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 The President’s Chambers

FA: F Fuls, 2011

Boulder
2 Chauffeur’s Lunch Break

FA: J Botes, 2011

Boulder
3 Masochistic Aide

FA: J Botes, 2011

Boulder
4 Scandalous Affair

Start in the corner where the open book and the roof comes together. Traverse left until you top out at the arete.

FA: F Fuls, 2011

Boulder
5 The Mistress

Straight up.

FA: Surita Pretorius, 2011

Boulder
6 Watertight Alibi

Sit start in jug central. Move to the three finger pocket and top out.

FA: F Fuls, 2011

Boulder

1.9. Helde akker 4 routes in Boulder

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Die ou op die perd

FA: Frankie Franken, 2012

Boulder
2 Koos’s Heyday

FA: Ilse Labuschagne, 2012

Boulder
3 The Unknown Soldier

FA: Thomas Prinsloo, 2012

Boulder
4 Rageltjie

FA: Willem Joubert, 2012

Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
? Baklava Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Bar One Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Bokdrol Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Charlie Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Cruchy Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Crunchy Bar Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Energy Bar Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Fizzers Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Glucose Intolerant Skinhead Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Komkommer Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Look ma no hands! Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Needles on Bar One Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Old Bigmouth Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Oompah Lumpah Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Pa se Mint Crisp Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Porcupine Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
River Plank Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Tex Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Turkish Delight Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Wilson se Toffie Boulder 1.1. Chocolate Factory
Attack of the socialist monk Boulder 1.2. Solitare
I wanna go home Boulder 1.2. Solitare
Just Do It Boulder 1.2. Solitare
King of Harts Boulder 1.2. Solitare
Mind yer Head Boulder 1.2. Solitare
Mummy’s Little Gargoyle Boulder 1.2. Solitare
Solitary Confinement Boulder 1.2. Solitare
You Hippy You Boulder 1.2. Solitare
Fat Papa Boulder 1.3. Tweeling
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Boulder 1.3. Tweeling
Tjoklit Krunchies Boulder 1.3. Tweeling
Doen die Rinkhals Boulder 1.4. Zombieland
Rule Number One Boulder 1.4. Zombieland
Snake Breath Boulder 1.4. Zombieland
Stairway to Heaven Boulder 1.4. Zombieland
Bushman’s Tears Boulder 1.5. Platanna
XOXO Boulder 1.5. Platanna
Boogie Man Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
Dixie Crack Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
Joe’s Garage Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
Just think orange! Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
Pap & Sous Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
Surita’s Revenge Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
What have I done! Boulder 1.6. Shroom Section
Chauffeur’s Lunch Break Boulder 1.8. West Wing
Masochistic Aide Boulder 1.8. West Wing
Scandalous Affair Boulder 1.8. West Wing
The Mistress Boulder 1.8. West Wing
The President’s Chambers Boulder 1.8. West Wing
Watertight Alibi Boulder 1.8. West Wing
Die ou op die perd Boulder 1.9. Helde akker
Koos’s Heyday Boulder 1.9. Helde akker
Rageltjie Boulder 1.9. Helde akker
The Unknown Soldier Boulder 1.9. Helde akker