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Access issues inherited from Tafelberg

A permit is required:

Ethic inherited from Tafelberg

Tafelberg is a pure trad area. No bolting is allowed at all.

There is an existing bolt and chain at the top of the ascent/descent gulley and (to my knowledge) only one old route (Oscillation) that has an ancient, hand drilled, small bolt. This in no way means that any more bolts may be placed. There are also a few old pitons scattered around but even this is seldom necessary. Modern removable gear allows virtually all climbable parts of Tafelberg to be adequately protected.



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FA: A. B. Berrisford & A. J. Singer, 1930

FA: A. B. Berrisford & A. J. Singer, 1930

1 13 30m
2 11 15m
3 11 15m

FA: H. F. Snijders & E. Lotz, 1960

FA: F. Berrisford, 1924

FA: A. B. Berrisford & A. J. Singer, 1930

A steep and pumpy route on great holds. From the Cave, walk toward the Solitare wall, and you will find the route on your right after ~200m, just left of Tinkerbell. Scramble up a knobbly groove to the base.

Starting just left of a hollow, use a break to gain a rail ~3m up. Pull through a narrow roof to the steep face above with pockets. Straight up to the roof, then follow the right tending crack out of the roof to a narrow ledge at the top.

Descent: walk left to join the standard Spout descent route.

FA: R. Halsey & J. Möhle, Dec 2012

1 16 25m
2 12 15m

FA: C. Walker & A. Killick, 1967

FA: A. B. Berrisford & A. J. Singer, 1930

FA: M. Versfeld, H. Wood, R. Johnston & Dr. K. Barnard, 1930


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