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Grade Route Gear style Popularity Crag
18 Snakeskin Safari Suit

Every beginner should aspire to climb this classic 18. Climb up the right facing corner, left of the M & M face.

FA: Greg Devine, Darryl Margetts, N. McKenzie & Dave Chesney, 2000

Sport 15m, 10 Waterval Boven
16 Angel of Mercy

A classic 16 requiring some crack and laybacking skills. Start on the obvious flake.

FA: Ken Thrash & Darryl Margetts, 1998

Sport 8 Waterval Boven
17 Lucy

Clip first 3-4 bolts of Sarel Seemonster then move right and up, finishing below the big bushy tree.

FA: Daryl Margetts, E Margetts & A Margetts, 2010

Sport 25m, 12 Waterval Boven
16 Fifth Element

FA: J Terblanche, 1998

Sport 12m, 6 Overberg
16 Little Bonsai

Just left to the recess where Chimneying Tammy is. A wonderful route for its grade.

FA: Gareth Frost & D Margetts, 2003

Sport 20m, 12 Waterval Boven
18 Chocolate Speedway
Sport 18m, 6 Cape Winelands
18 Green Machine

Very popular and long climb. Mostly good holds. Crux just before the chains.

FA: D. Margetts & Gareth Frost, 2003

Sport 20m, 14 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
15 The Fallen Boot

Climbs the right hand side of the scoop, following a crack system all the way to the top of the crag. Cool line with some nice exposure at the top.

FA: D. Margetts. & Gareth Frost, 2003

Sport 19m, 12 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
17 Spits or Swallows Sport 12m, 5 Overberg
18 The Gospel Express

Long route, climbs the obvious zig-zag finger crack.

The classic line at the cliff.

One permadraw at the top

FA: Roger Nattrass, 1997

Sport 10 Cape Winelands
16 Grizzly Behr

Climb the cool looking crack for a good distance to main ledge.

FA: Mike Behr & Christopher Dabrowski, 2006

Sport 9 Waterval Boven
17 Kate's Moss

Climb a short corner system. There is some green rock just right of this climb. Easy if you have good footwork, really hard if you don’t!

FA: guenther bargon, 2004

Sport 12m, 8 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
15 Gravy Train

Climb the blobby featured face around the corner of CAPTAIN HOOK. Take care with your rope as there is quite a bit of rope wear when lowering.

FA: Darryl Margetts, Gareth Frost & N McKenzie, 2000

Sport 8 Waterval Boven
16 Jacob's Ladder
1 16 25m
2 16 25m
3 16 20m

After scrambling up to the staircase ledge (grade 10 scramble), walk left all the way to the end of the ledge to a grey face. Climb up to a standing up exposed, but easy, traverse to the left and around the corner to a half tree (it used to be a big tree but someone cut it and left only the tree trunk). Start climbing from there.

  1. Climb straight up the flaky wall to a ledge. Go up to the start of a flaky crack system (the start is awkward) and follow this system, that goes slightly diagonaly left, to the end of it. Step right to the face and up till able to reach a wide horizontal crack (there are two small horizontal cracks just above it). Build a hang belay here.

  2. Climb the stunning traverse until forced to move up. Climb straight up to a flaky steep crack system to a small ledge with a big hole on it. Belay from this ledge.

  3. Start at the far left of the small ledge climbing straight up on good holds the steep wall to a bulge face. Move slightly right and up into a wide but short crack to a huge ledge. Build your anchor here. Scrambling leads to the top.

FA: C.C Butler, H. Davis, J.E. Henry, M.P. Mamacos & G.W. Rose, 1953

Trad 70m, 3 Table Mountain
20 If Women Were Gods

A Bronkies classic! Long and sustained! Start up a thin face below the overlap. Turn overlap on the right and head up to the ledge. Steep moves lead up the face to a rest before the break through the overhangs above. These overhangs will normally see some impressive ‘styling’ over a weekend.

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts, 2003

Sport 14 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
16 Squeaker

Grade updated. Can be 17 if you climb the face on the left of the corner below the chains.

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts, 2003

Sport 12 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
18 JENGA

Shares a start with TOOLBOX, tending left at the third bolt. A true pump-fest at the grade. Use the lonely fixed biner out right to make cleaning this route easier, or back-clean it.

FA: Gustav Janse Van Rensburg, 2014

Sport 25m, 12 Waterval Boven
18 Talking to the trees

A spectacular climb for the grade.

FA: J. Roff, 1987

Sport 4 Peer's Cave
17 Penny Royal Tee

A super climb, trending up and left up the slabby face

FA: Darryl Margetts, Mark Philipps & Andrew Lynch, 1996

Sport 14 Waterval Boven
19 The day of the Triffids

Since being bolted this route has become very popular and must be a contender for one of the best easy climbs in Boven. After the 3rd bolt, move left then up and up; sustained. A 60 m rope is needed.

FFA: Stewart Middlemiss & I Schwartz, 1998

Sport 25m, 14 Waterval Boven
19 Doom

Starts in the middle of the face about 2 metres left of CC. Trend leftwards to the arete and then follow break rightwards to the top.

FA: Ken Thrash & Darryl Margetts, 1999

Sport 10 Waterval Boven
21 Precision Feather

A super climb! One of the better 21‟s in Boven. The right most climb on this section of wall. Up then across a bushy face and more climbing above.

FA: Voytek Modrzewski, 1998

Sport 12 Waterval Boven
14 Flakes

FA: S. Larsen, 1999

Sport 18m, 6 Silvermine
16 Gunning for Crows

Starts up the left hand side of a shallow scoop. Delicate climbing past the second bolt takes you through a small overlap and onto a short, blank face. Climb this, pull the overlap above and continue up the corner system above to reach the top of the crag.

FA: D. Margetts. & Gareth Frost, 2003

Sport 20m, 12 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
18 Endless Blowjob

The well marked climb left of LITTLE BONSAI.

FA: Gareth Frost & D Margetts

Sport 20m, 12 Waterval Boven
19 Zucchini

FA: Clinton Martinengo, 1997

Sport 6 Overberg
15 Austin's Mojo

Climbs the left facing corner with 1m roof high up. Not as hard as it looks.

FA: Gareth Frost & Adam Lightly, 2000

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts., 2003

Sport 20m, 9 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
16 Easy Does It
Sport 16m, 5 Cape Winelands
17 Mini Me

Some fun moves near the top as the route breaks left through the roof.

FA: D. Margetts. & Gareth Frost, 2003

Sport 18m, 10 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
17 Dead Wing Starling

FA: J. Orton, 1997

Sport 12m, 7 Silvermine
24 Eddie of Bovidence

Short bouldery route, with fantastic compression moves up a slightly overhanging face. This route has a permanent draw at the anchors.

Sport 12m, 4 Cape Winelands
15 Wild Apricot

Interesting start, eases up after 2nd bolt.

FA: Gareth Frost & Adam Lightly, 2000

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts, 2003

Sport 17m, 11 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
19 Undercling

Fantastic and varied climbing.

Sport 15m, 8 Lakeside Pinnacle
17 New Jersey Turnpike

Probably led by various of the Margetts clan in the 80’s. Start 2m right of the root on the nose, following the double crack system to the base of the smaller groove at the top. Climb up this to lower-offs.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 4 Strubens Valley
19 Ex Girlfriend's Crack

For the trad kings and queens. This route is sure to test your technique!

FA: Gareth Frost & Adam Lightly, 2000

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts, 2003

Sport 19m, 11 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
16 Cenotaph Corner

Starts in the obvious corner.

FA: Darryl Margetts & Ken Thrash, 1999

Sport 9 Waterval Boven
18 Mandela Magic

FA: N. Matthews & G. Hattingh

Sport 6 Table Mountain
17 Nebulous Pathway

FA: N. Matthews & G. Hattingh

Sport 7 Table Mountain
18 Obideah

FA: S. Larsen, 1997

Sport 8 Silvermine
15 No More Freeloaders

Starts up some steep jug hauling before moving diagonally left up a break towards the chains.

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts., 2003

Sport 9 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
17 Alex's Mousse au Chocolat

Starts in the back of a little gulley, behind a free standing pillar, left of ROC RALLY.

FA: Alard Hüfner, 2006

Sport 13 Waterval Boven
17 Aussie Rules

Just right of CLAREGATE.

FA: Nicholas McKensie & Darryl Margetts, 1999

Sport 10 Waterval Boven
21 Toolbox

Starts 15m left of God No Wall's Rodan in a break through the foliage. Unbelievable that this line has been overlooked. Great line with varied climbing the whole way.

Tie a knot in the end of your rope!

FA: Philippe Gaboriaud & Gustav Janse van Rensburg, 2014

Sport 31m, 15 Waterval Boven
18 Sarel Seemonster

Just right of Groenie die Drakie. Again, climb 4 bolts then move left and up.

FA: Ken Thrash, 2009

Sport 28m, 12 Waterval Boven
18 The Harder You Push, the Harder it Gets

Right side of the leaning pillar. Use the pillar and the face to get to the top of the pillar. Reach for the base of the shallow recess to the top.

FA: Gustav Janse van Rensburg, 2001

Sport 8 Waterval Boven
18 Cool Hand Luke

FA: P McCann, 1995

Sport 24m, 9 Silvermine
19 Drop Zone

FA: J. Orton, 1997

Sport 12m, 6 Silvermine
16 The Living Daylights

FA: C. Vickers, 1987

Sport 3 Peer's Cave
14 Life and Times of Mike Hunt
Sport 5 Cape Winelands
17 Raven's Claw

FA: Ronald Magg, 2002

Sport 9 Chosspile
24 Freak On

Mega classic! Crimps to the ledge then move right then take the rightwards slanting weakness and much pump. The route remains dry during heavy rain but may seep a little.

FA: Andrew Pedley, 2008

Sport 12 Waterval Boven
21 Buongiorno Bambina
Sport 27m, 11 Cape Winelands
22 Sterling Silver

The benchmark 21. Opened at the grade as the consensus grade.

FA: John Alexander, 1994

Sport 25m, 9 Silvermine
{FB} 6B+ Girl on our mind
Boulder West Coast
18 A Delicate One

Go up the orange face, without making use of the major edge to the right.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 4 Strubens Valley
18 Fragile Ego

Tricky move past the second bolt. Aim for the big black block/roof above

FA: D. Margetts & Gareth Frost, 2003

Sport 11m, 7 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
21 Dead Ant

This climb starts around the corner & to the right of PLEASE DONT TOUCH, and moves out left over the V-shaped roof at about 2m. Using the arete gain the crack system which trends up right to the chains at the top.

FA: Ken Thrash & Darryl Margetts, 1999

Sport 10 Waterval Boven
20 Bonar

Fine moves up the steep left arete on positive holds. Long and pumpy.

FA: arryl Margetts & Bernie Schumacher, 1993

Sport 14 Waterval Boven
17 Jedediah

FA: S. Larsen, 1994

Sport 18m, 8 Silvermine
15 Hard As It Gets

FA: M. de Villiers & D. Basich, 2002

Sport 7 Silvermine
18 Gang Warfare

Climb the crack on the right of the bulge and 1.5m right of the nose. Move up, then right and up on layback holds.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 3 Strubens Valley
21 Streetfighter

Climb up the well defined crack with hand-jam to cubby hole. Pull out left onto the smooth buttress at the roof. Watch the rope on sharp edges when lowering-off. Reachy. Originally graded 22.

FA: Kevin Smith & Neil Margetts, 1984

Set by Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 6 Strubens Valley
24 Rude Bushmen

This route starts 3m left of Lotters Desire starting with a little overlap then heads rightwards into a niche, then up and left through a small roof. Low in grade, probably 6c+.

FA: Alard Hüfner, 1998

Sport 15 Waterval Boven
18 Cosmic Politician

Takes the smooth bulging orange face with two key horizontal cracks above this bulge.go left T the second rail. Slightly reach dependant, but a good line all the same.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 4 Strubens Valley
21 Another Nefarious Crack

FA: N. Matthews & G. Hattingh

Sport 7 Table Mountain
15 Rough Rider

FA: M. de Villiers & D. Basich, 2002

Sport 6 Silvermine
18 Who Knows

Slab with one small roof. Don't detour to left of roof, climb straight up and over.

FA: Charles Howell, 2006

Sport 12m, 6 Lakeside Pinnacle
19 Ward's Walk Up

FA: W. Walkup, 1986

Sport 3 Peer's Cave
15 Hairless Mexican

FA: J. Orton, 1997

Sport 12m, 6 Silvermine
18 Madiba Magic

Starts 10 right from the base of the normal descent gully. In character with the rest of the awesomeness of this crag.

Set by Gustav Janse van Rensburg, Dec 2013

FA: Gustav Janse van Rensburg, Dec 2013

Sport 35m, 17 Waterval Boven
{FB} 6A Up the spout

Sit-start with good holds, climb out on the rail and finish up the spout.

FA: Alan Cameron, 1996

Boulder West Coast
16 Rock Flower

Grade adjusted from 17

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts, 2003

Sport 17m, 10 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
21 Naked Orange

A very thin start followed by some easier moves above the ledge. Tricky move to reach the chains.

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts., 2003

Sport 12 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
12 Tickled Pink

An easy route 4m right of Ranger's Delight, up a broken pillar.

FA: Gareth Frost & Cindy Frost, 2007

Sport 10m, 8 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
20 Red Herring

fine climb up the middle of the face.

FA: Darryl Margetts & Martin Seegers, 1991

Sport 25m, 9 Waterval Boven
20 Quasimodo

Permadraws at the anchor

FA: E February, 1997

Sport 24m, 9 Cape Winelands
17 Bombay Duck
1 16 20m
2 16 20m
3 17 20m

FA: D. McLachlan & R. Smithers, 1974

Trad 60m, 3 Table Mountain
19 The Unforgiven

Permadraws at the anchor

FA: T Lourens, 1997

Sport 11 Cape Winelands
16 Argent

FA: R. Behne, 1995

Sport 22m, 8 Silvermine
17 Highway Man

Start about 3m right of the nose. Climb steeply up a spidery crack system to easier ground finishing in the larger groove/recess.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 4 Strubens Valley
19 Who's Your Daddy?

A nice long warm-up!? One of best 19‟s in Boven.

FA: Alex Janse van Rensburg, 1999

Sport 32m, 12 Waterval Boven
14 Ranger's Delight

Start left of the arête in the scoop. Intense start followed by easy climbing to the chains.

Variation (12): Start around the corner to avoid the crux and join the rest of the route from the 2nd bolt.

FA: Gareth Frost & D. Margetts, 2002

Sport 9 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
16 Obelix

FA: Charles Howell, 2006

Sport 18m, 7 Lakeside Pinnacle
14 Mnokonunkey

Pretty innocuous route with the hardest move right at the start.

FA: Tony Seebregts & Peter Speed, Nov 2014

Sport 16m, 12 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
18 Rastus

One move wonder through the roof.

FA: D. Margetts & Dave Taylor, 2003

Sport 20m, 9 Bronkhorstspruit Crag
18 Sidewalk Vendetta

Climb the shallow recess about 6-7m right of the nose. If it feels a bit hard, try a little technique. Continue up the crack above to lower-offs on a small buttress.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 5 Strubens Valley
21 Goodwill van die Zoeloes

Just right of Brolloks, great, bit cruxier than Brollocks. Climb up to the ledge then move left after 4th bolt, and up bolts up to your left. Can also use the Brollocks start.

FA: Ian Manson & G Shepston, 1992

Set by Ken Thrash, 1999

Sport 28m, 13 Waterval Boven
14 Serendipidy

FA: B. Harvey, 2002

Sport 6 Silvermine
14 Africa Anything

FA: G. Holwill, 1987

Sport 3 Peer's Cave
17 Getafix

FA: Charles Howell, 2006

Sport 18m, 7 Lakeside Pinnacle
14 Adam

An excellent layback crack climb with good protection. Start in the big corner, on top of the blocks to the right of Cain. Follow the crack in the corner to the top.

FA: Des Watkins, 1960

Trad 18m Monteseel
17 Consistency is Fashion

Start on the broken looking corner with an hourglass feature halfway up the arete.

FA: Gustav Janse van Rensburg, 2007

Sport 15m, 10 Waterval Boven
22 Sickle Moon

FA: Malcolm Gowans, 1994

Sport 15m, 6 The Mine
20 Pistolero

FA: P McCann, 1995

Sport 22m, 11 Silvermine
16 The Gift

FA: E. van Heerden, 2002

Sport 7 Silvermine
14 Chocolate Eclairs

The climb follows the obvious chimney/corner to the left of the overhanging buttress.

FA: Derek Pienaar, 2002

Set by Derek Pienaar, 2002

Sport 9 Melville Koppies
11 Arrow Final
1 10 10m
2 11 30m
3 10 45m
4 9 6m

FA: T. Chignall (solo), 1893

Trad 91m, 4 Table Mountain
16 Urban Unrest

The climb starts next to a bushy gully on the left, some 3m left of a whitish nose. There is a crack line through the bulge. Climb the small bulge on large jugs.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 3 Strubens Valley
15 Mild Thing

This route has a permanent draw at the anchors.

Sport 5 Cape Winelands
16 Thuggery

Use the break to the right of the orange face to gain the summit, using the same lower-offs as A DELICATE ONE.

FA: Clive Curson, 1994

Sport 4 Strubens Valley

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