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Access issues inherited from Gold Rush

It is essential to notify both farmers in advance of any intended visit.

Contact Neil Margetts at 083 669 3028 or Gustav Janse van Rensburg at +27 (0) 13 257 0363 or 082 753 3695 for these details and the current padlock combination.

Ethic inherited from Gold Rush

In order to make sure we always have access to Gold Rush, the following rules must be adhered to when visiting the area.

  • No dangerous or reckless activities permitted.
  • Take home all litter and refuse, (including fruit peels and cigarette butts).
  • There must be no unnecessary destroying of any vegetation, except by prior arrangement.
  • No interference with any animal life to be allowed.
  • No fires allowed at all, except at the campsite under very controlled conditions.
  • No soap or any other detergents or chemicals allowed in or near the river.
  • No drunken or explicit promiscuous behaviour allowed.
  • No playing of loud music/radios.
  • No Graffiti or any defacing of the rocks other than normal climbing use.
  • Toilet activities must be more than 80m from any permanent water and no trace must be visible after the activity.
  • Be polite, and courteous to all staff and management of the land owners.
  • The area is to be used for climbing and the following other activities are not permitted: fishing, quad or any other motorised biking, hunting, and any other activity which does not comply with the law of the country.
  • Do not arrive before dawn or leave after sunset.
  • At least one MCSA member per party.


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