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The big rambling dark red brown cliffs on the right side of the road a few kms past Boven on the N4. Call Louw Pretorius, the owner of Luilekker Guest House on +2713 257 7056. These crags have great potential and the land owner is keen to get more routes developed. Be friendly to him and report to reception before climbing here.

Access issues inherited from Waterval Boven

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Take the N4 highway in the direction of Nelspruit. Look for the well sign posted Luilekker Guest House, 2.5km after the tunnel on the right. [ GPS: S25 38 51.9 E30 21 49.7 1270 m]. The big rambling dark red brown cliffs on the right side of the road


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The bowl-like feature faces north and bakes throughout the year. This crag could be slightly warmer than those in Waterval Boven due to the drop in altitude as one drives down. Best go on a cloudy cold day or in the evening.



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This route, the first on the crag, follows a line up the middle of the main face. Pitch 1. 17 * 35m. Start on the face 10m left of the obvious, shallow lunch cave. Climb up tending right into a recess till a large ledge below an overhanging face. Pitch 2. 23 20m. Start at back left corner of ledge. Climbs strenuous corner crack for 6m the traverse right for 3m on good holds and exposure. Fire 112 straight up to a ledge from where one can belay and walk off.

FA: Alard Hüfner & Gustav Janse van Rensburg, 2001


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