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Summary

Multipitch trad climbing on a feature nestled at the foot of Sneeuwberg, the highest peak in the Cederberg (2027m). The Pup stands at 1730m above sea-level.

Description

All climbs are on the North-East face, making this an ideal sunny venue for winter climbing (or shoulder seasons). All routes described from right to left.

Access issues

A permit is required (available from the Dwarsrivier Reception).

Approach

The most direct approach is from Dwarsrivier Farm. It takes approximately 1hr of hiking to reach the vlakte at the foot of The Pup. Another 20mins or so up the slope to reach the start of the climbs.

Ethic

Trad venue. No bolting permitted. Pack out what you pack in.

History

History timeline chart

The Pup was first climbed in 1959, and only really saw further development in 1990.

Routes

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Grade Route
1 18 18m
2 15 20m

FA: P. M. Setterfield & C. Setterfield, 1990

1 15 25m
2 13 15m
3 15 15m
4 13 15m

FA: D. McCrindle & A. Aitcheson, 1990

1 16 23m
2 18 32m

FA: P. Setterfield & D. McCrindle, 1990

1 14 30m
2 18 25m

FA: D. McCrindle & G. Morton, 1990

1 17 15m
2 18 25m

FA: P. Setterfield & G. Aitcheson, 1990

1 14 30m
2 19 15m
3 11 15m

FA: D. McCrindle & G. Morton, 1990

1 19 17m
2 20 20m
3 17 23m
4 16 15m

FA: P. Setterfield & D. McCrindle, 1990

1 20 40m
2 20 25m
3 21 25m

FA: G. Morton & D. McCrindle, 1990

1 16 15m
2 12 22m
3 12 30m
4 10 10m
5 10 10m
6 20m

FA: E. Lotz, A. Hom, N. Watson & J. Baxter, 1959

1 13 15m
2 15 22m
3 11 30m
4 10 18m
5 14 15m

FA: P. Setterfield & G. Aitcheson, 1990

1 18 28m
2 20 20m
3 14 27m
4 15 32m
5 13 40m

FA: P. Setterfield & D. McCrindle, 1990

FA: E. Lotz & J. Baxter, 1959

1 19 26m
2 14 10m
3 11 23m

FA: D. McCrindle, P. Setterfield & G. Aitcheson, 1990

1 10 18m
2 19 5m
3 18 20m
4 14 23m
5 16 22m
6 25m

FA: P. Setterfield, D. McCrindle, G. Aitcheson & C. Setterfield, 1990

1 16 20m
2 14 5m
3 12 10m

FA: A. Liebenberg & R. Feldtman, 31 Mar 2018

1 16 25m
2 11 25m

FA: D. McCrindle, P. Satterfield & P. Setterfield, 1990

FA: D. McCrindle & P. Setterfield, 1990

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