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JFMAMJJASONDseasonalityUnknown, Sport and Trad
Long/Lat: 18.942579, -33.744088
There are some excellent single- and multi-pitch sport routes at Paarl Rocks. The climbing is on large granite domes.
The rock seems to dry quicker than the sandstone crags around Cape Town, so Paarl Rocks may be a good destination if it has been raining recently.
- Access Issues:
The Paarl Rocks are about 60 km north of Cape Town. From Cape Town drive north along the N1, and turn off at Paarl. Look carefully for the sign to the Paarl Rocks Mountain Reserve (it is easy to miss).
|1||Sands of Time / The Dyke Route||18||4, 22120m|
|2||East German Route (3 Pitch)||24||90m|
|3||Jovian Thunderbolts (4 Pitch)||21||110m|
|4||Ground Zero (5 Pitch)||22||130m|
|5||Little Dutch Boy (3 Pitch)||20||90m|
|6||Wonderland (3 Pitch, P2&3 still being re-bolted)||21||35m|
|8||Children of the Corn||25|
|9||In Two Minds||25|
|11||Children of the Lesser God||22|
Belly Button Brigade (2 Pitch)
FA: J. Terblanche
|15||Blue Diamonds and White Ice||28|
|16||Stem Gem (Trad)||22|
|17||Turmoil of the Skin||22||15m|
|18||Austrian Culinariam (6 Pitch)||19||110m|
Stairway to Heaven (6 pitch)
FA: J Mayer
|20||Josef's Birthday Party||19|
Crossing the Rubicon
FFA: Ed February, T. Versveld, Jeremy Sampson, 1992
Sport, Trad and Unknown
Around to the right of Belly button slab are rocks that look like Jelly Beans.
Bolt are for Babies
Double rings at top
FFA: E February, T Versfeild, 1987
FFA: A de Klerk, T Versfeld, E February, J Colenso, 1987
|3||Umkhonto We Sizwe||22|
|4||Splinter of the Mind's Eye||19||2|