Site navigation

Information needed

This crag does not have a description. Can you share a summary introduction to this crag?

If you can help provide a better quality resource for the climbing community then please click 'edit this crag' button near the top of the page.

Access issues

Permission is for MCSA members and one guest per member only. The owner requires to be notified by Tuesday before the weekend one wants to visit. Contact MCSA JBH to organize access.

Access is restricted to Cavern Kloof only, 1of the 3 kloof of Trident complex.

For more information on routes, access and permits please see the following websites:

Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) http://www.mcsa.org.za/ Look at “Who we are” for the different sections of the MCSA

Mountain Club of South Africa – Johannesburg Section website https://mcsajohannesburg.org/ Click on “Access and Properties” for more information https://mcsajohannesburg.org/climbing-and-hiking-venues/nw/trident-magaliesberg/ Click on “Contact” to get in touch with the MCSA for more information.

ClimbZA website http://www.climbing.co.za/wiki/South_African_Climbing_Wiki Welcome to the largest & most comprehensive online database of Southern African climbing information.

http://www.climbing.co.za/forum/ A forum site to find climbing partners or to find out more about different climbing areas and climbs.

Approach

Trident is an easy, short and pleasant walk in, taking about 35 minutes. Travelling from the northern suburbs of Johannesburg is approximately 1 hour. Access is from the northern side of the range only. It is some 20 kilometres west of Hartbeespoort Dam.

Where to stay

Camping is not permitted. No fire allowed as per “No Fires in Magaliesberg Policy”.

Ethic

The majority of routes are trad with only a very few bolts having been placed. There is currently a moratorium on bolting in Magaliesberg.

Activity

Check out what is happening in Trident Kloof.