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Access issues inherited from Truitjieskraal

You need a permit to climb at Truitjies Kraal, permits are obtainable from the Kromrivier office. Wildcard cardholders can get the permits for free.

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FA: M. Scott, 2001

On the front of the buttress climb a series of vertical cracks (some slightly suspect rock near the top of this section). Continue up to the bulge, and climb up the steep crack splitting the bulge. Continue easily to the top.

FA: Richard Halsey & F. Walters, Dec 2017

Start about 3m right of Twin Peaks. Climb a short ramp to a shallow corner, Continue up and right to an excellent finger crack in a vague corner. Head diagonally right and then up the face above (slightly run out) and finish up the steep top section.

FA: Richard Halsey & F. Walters, Dec 2017

Head straight up the red face to the left of the cleft between the columns. There is enough gear but be careful. After a series of rails, continue up to the right-hand side of the column (slightly run out). Finish up the steep, blunt arête and pull over the top where the columns kiss each other.

FA: Richard Halsey, Dec 2017

A great feature that basically climbs the centre of the right column. However, large sections of the narrow roof near the top and disconcertingly disconnected from the column. If you do climb this hide your belayer in the little cave between the columns so they are out of the fall zone, climb gently, and think light thoughts.

FA: Richard Halsey & F. Walters, Dec 2017

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