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Summary

Surrounded by African game

Description

Less than an hour from Windhoek. A tiny crag with short, but sustained and technical routes. Panoramic views over the African Savanna.

Access issues

This crag is on a private game reserve. Climbers have access at a price of N$60 (Euro 4) per day. Lodging is available at reception. Exclusive camping can be arranged with local climbing outfit Urban Friction. Call beforehand

Approach

5min walk from parking area. Parking area strictly accessible with permission from reception.

Where to stay

Auas Safari Lodge - Journeys Namibia (Lodging) Urban Friction (Camping) +264813312916 ufriction@gmail.com

Ethic

No climbing when Rock Kestrels are breeding (info available from Urban Friction). Bolting with written permission only. No bolting of trad lines.

History

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Richard Ford started developing routes here in 2017 whilst working at the Lodge. More prospective lines are still up for grabs.

Routes

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Sustained

FA: Richard Ford & Manfred Burth, 3 Feb

Scrumptious

FA: Corinna Burth & Richard Ford, Oct 2016

FA: Richard Ford

FFA: Sep 2016

FA: Richard Ford, Feb 2016

mental right of the bolts

FA: Richard Ford, Sep 2016

FFA: Richard Ford & Manfred Burth, Nov 2017

More fun if you keep left

FFA: Richard Ford, 2017

FA: Richard Ford, Feb 2017

Friction Slab

FFA: Richard Ford, 2016

Activity

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