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Table of contents

1. Fountain Ledge 20 routes in Area

Summary:
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seasonality
All Trad

Long/Lat: 18.402470, -33.957614

Ethic: inherited from Table Mountain

Strictly trad area, bolting is illegal.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Black Patch F2Trad 50m
2 ** Fountain Corner 15Trad 70m
3 ** Fountain Edge 17Trad 70m
4 *** Last laugh 18Trad 70m
5 *** Don't squeeze, I'll laugh 20Trad 70m
6 *** Finale 17Trad 70m
7 *** Elevator 17Trad 80m
8 Cool Cat Trad
9 Boltergeist

FA: M Scott + H Graafland, A McKirdy, G Young

G2Trad 98m
10 *** Escalator 17Trad 70m
11 ** Staircase E3Trad 100m
12 *** Roulette

FA: A Barley, R Barley, D Hartley, M Scott

21Trad 120m
13 ** Captain Hook

FA: P Andersen and J Knight

F2 M2Trad 120m
14 ** Myrrh 16Trad 90m
15 Fountain Crack

FA: G F Travers-Jackson

E2Trad
16 *** Jacob's Ladder

Starts level with pitch 1 of "Staircase" in a scruffy recess above a cave.

  1. 12m (12): Ascend the recess

  2. Walk left along the ledge to the right to the right of "Fountain Crack"

  3. 19m (12): Climb up the face on good, hard white rock.

  4. 19m (15): Climb an overhanging crack with an awkward take-off. At the top, traverse left onto a bushy ledge.

  5. 28m (16): Climb up on the corner and traverse across the face to the right past the top of pitch 4, and then up and to the right to a point above the corner of the large overhang, where there is a small resting place. From here climb straight up to a very small stance. The awkward move is near the top.

  6. 9m (14): Starting slightly to the left of the top of the last pitch, a delicate movement up left leads to a grassy recess which is followed to the top.

FA: C.C Butler, H. Davis, J.E. Henry, M.P. Mamacos and G.W. Rose

16Trad 90m
17 *** Cobblestone Crag E2Trad 80m
18 ** The Dream

FA: D Davies, D Kelfkins, G Lacey

G3Trad 70m
19 *** Magnetic Wall

FA: D Hartley, T Hughes, J Levy, M Scott

G1Trad 94m
20 *** Cableway Crag 16Trad 110m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
E2 *** Cobblestone Crag Trad 80m
Fountain Crack Trad
E3 ** Staircase Trad 100m
F2 M2 ** Captain Hook Trad 120m
F2 Black Patch Trad 50m
15 ** Fountain Corner Trad 70m
16 *** Cableway Crag Trad 110m
*** Jacob's Ladder Trad 90m
** Myrrh Trad 90m
17 *** Elevator Trad 80m
*** Escalator Trad 70m
*** Finale Trad 70m
** Fountain Edge Trad 70m
G1 *** Magnetic Wall Trad 94m
18 *** Last laugh Trad 70m
G2 Boltergeist Trad 98m
20 *** Don't squeeze, I'll laugh Trad 70m
G3 ** The Dream Trad 70m
21 *** Roulette Trad 120m
? Cool Cat Trad