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Table of contents

1. The Campground Area 51 routes in Area

Summary:
JFMAMJJASOND
seasonality
Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: 19.001407, -32.137000

Access Issues: inherited from Rocklands

NOTE: 2013

Delaney Carpenter (Chairperson of the MCSA Rock Climbing Committee, Cape Town Section) recently stood up at this year’s Rock Stock to inform all climbers of the current deteriorating relationship between climbers and the Rocklands’ landowners and has urged all climbers to adhere to the below rules when climbing in Rocklands:

  1. Bury your faeces and carry out your toilet paper. If the ground is too hard to bury your faeces, please carry it out with you and dispose of it in the campsite bins. Poop bags are available for free at De Pakhys. (A special note about this: Tea Garden has been closed primarily due to this problem. Animals such as baboons may eat human faeces and could contract diseases such as Tuberculosis and hepatitis, which could prove detrimental to the population)

  2. Do not litter – carry everything you bring in with you back out with you and dispose of your litter in the bins at the campsite.

  3. Stick to the allocated paths marked by cairns and as illustrated in the guidebook. Diverting from these paths causes far more erosion than is necessary and may cause the extinction of certain sensitive plants in the area.

  4. No graffiti on rock surfaces. (Black Shadow boulder has been closed to climbing due to graffiti)

  5. No pof is allowed in Rocklands. The resin damages the rock surfaces and this damage is irreversible.

[...]

The complete disrespect of boulderers for the land on which they climb is a very serious and has become a very real threat to bouldering in Rocklands.

Rocklands bouldering is in peril.

Rocklands does not belong to the climbers.

Our access is not a right, it’s a privilege and our treatment of the land is the difference between us being allowed to climb in Rocklands and us being banned from climbing in Rocklands altogether.

Irresponsible boulderers have caused this problem and boulderers are the only ones who can fix it.

Please respect the land you climb on in South Africa and adhere to the above mentioned rules. Your privilege to climb in Rocklands depends on it.

Notice from Delaney Carpenter, Chairperson of the Mountain Club of South Africa Rock Climbing Committee, Cape Town Section.

(Source: http://www.climbing.co.za/2013/07/rocklands-bouldering-crisis/)

1.1. Boulder A 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 No Name 1 V3 6B Boulder
2 No Name 2 V3 6B Boulder
3 No Name 3 V3 6B Boulder

1.2. Boulder B 3 routes in Area

Summary:
Unknown and Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * No Name 1 V6 7A Boulder
2 Project 1 - Unknown
3 Project 2 - Unknown

1.3. Boulder C 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * No Name 1 V5 6C+ Boulder
2 * No Name 2 V4 6C Boulder
3 No Name 3 V5 Boulder

1.4. Boulder D 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 No Name V3 6B Boulder

1.5. Boulder E 13 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Good for the grade {FB} 4 Boulder
2 Cap gone {FB} 4 Boulder
3 What a knob! {FB} 6A Boulder
4 Durka, durka wild beast {FB} 7A Boulder
5 The revenge of the short people {FB} 6A Boulder
6 Raquel {FB} 6B Boulder
7 Arb arete {FB} 5A Boulder
8 Jungle gym {FB} 6B Boulder
9 If only {FB} 5A Boulder
10 Horny bastard {FB} 5A Boulder
11 No Name 1 V4 Boulder
12 No Name 2 V5 6C+ Boulder
13 No Name 3 V4 6C Boulder

1.6. Boulder F 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * No Name V5 Boulder

1.7. Boulder G 9 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 No Name 1 V5 Boulder
2 No Name 2 V4 6C Boulder
3 Give me a break {FB} 6C Boulder
4 Pull my finger {FB} 6B+ Boulder
5 In the middle of the ass {FB} 8A Boulder
6 Not not ninot {FB} 6A+ Boulder
7 Bouldering for beginners {FB} 5C Boulder
8 Alone time {FB} 6C+ Boulder
9 Give me a moment {FB} 6B Boulder

1.8. The Tea Pot 13 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Teapot traverse {FB} 6B+ Boulder
2 Up the spout {FB} 6A Boulder
3 Teatime direct {FB} 7B+ Boulder
4 Teapot {FB} 6C+ Boulder
5 Teatime {FB} 7C Boulder
6 A tea with Elmarie {FB} 8A+ Boulder
7 Teapot diagonal {FB} 5A Boulder
8 Teapot face {FB} 3 Boulder
9 Earl grey {FB} 6A+ Boulder
10 *** Up the Spout F {FR} V0 6A Boulder
11 * Teapot F

FA: Fred Nicole

{FR} V4 6C+ Boulder
12 * Tea Time F V10 7C+ Boulder
13 No Name 2 F V3 6B Boulder

1.9. The Soggy Teabag 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 No Name V7 7A+ Boulder
2 Project V10 7C+ Boulder

1.10. Homeless Problems 3 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Tarzan Meets the Advocat V10 7C+ Boulder
2 Lord Greystoke V9 7C Boulder
3 In the Middle of the Ass V12 8A+ Boulder

1.11. Boulder K 0 routes in Area

1.12. Boulder L 0 routes in Area

1.13. Boulder M 0 routes in Area

1.14. Boulder N 0 routes in Area

1.15. Boulder O 0 routes in Area

1.16. Boulder P 0 routes in Area

1.17. Boulder R 0 routes in Area

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
3 Teapot face Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
4 Cap gone Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
Good for the grade Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
5A Arb arete Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
Horny bastard Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
If only Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
Teapot diagonal Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
5C Bouldering for beginners Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
6a V0 *** Up the Spout F Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
6A The revenge of the short people Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
What a knob! Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
Up the spout Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
6A+ Not not ninot Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
Earl grey Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
6b V3 No Name 1 Boulder 1.1. Boulder A
No Name 2 Boulder 1.1. Boulder A
No Name 3 Boulder 1.1. Boulder A
No Name Boulder 1.4. Boulder D
No Name 2 F Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
6B Jungle gym Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
Raquel Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
Give me a moment Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
V4 No Name 1 Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
6B+ Pull my finger Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
Teapot traverse Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
6c V4 * No Name 2 Boulder 1.3. Boulder C
No Name 3 Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
No Name 2 Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
6C Give me a break Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
V5 No Name 3 Boulder 1.3. Boulder C
* No Name Boulder 1.6. Boulder F
No Name 1 Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
6c+ V4 * Teapot F Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
6c+ V5 * No Name 1 Boulder 1.3. Boulder C
No Name 2 Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
6C+ Alone time Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
Teapot Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
7a V6 * No Name 1 Boulder 1.2. Boulder B
7A Durka, durka wild beast Boulder 1.5. Boulder E
7a+ V7 No Name Boulder 1.9. The Soggy Teabag
7B+ Teatime direct Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
7c V9 Lord Greystoke Boulder 1.10. Homeless Problems
7C Teatime Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
7c+ V10 * Tea Time F Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
Project Boulder 1.9. The Soggy Teabag
Tarzan Meets the Advocat Boulder 1.10. Homeless Problems
8A In the middle of the ass Boulder 1.7. Boulder G
8A+ A tea with Elmarie Boulder 1.8. The Tea Pot
8a+ V12 In the Middle of the Ass Boulder 1.10. Homeless Problems
- Project 1 Unknown 1.2. Boulder B
Project 2 Unknown 1.2. Boulder B