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Alert level 2 will be in place from 31 May 2021. Alert level 2 was in place from 18 August to 20 September 2020. Adjustments to the regulations will be updated as soon as possible after it is published.

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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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Takes the steep crack through the bulge left of Snake Charmer.

Scramble up to the platform. Straight up the face to the roof. Pull through the roof (micro cams for pro) to the short, fierce crack. Continue up the featured recess then step 1.5m left and straight to the top.

Consensus grading required. Height, finger size and faith in small gear might affect how hard it feels.

FA: Richard Halsey & S. Nightingale, Jul 2018

FA: T. Skinner, 1996

FA: T. Skinner, 1996

I've head it's soft, hence 26

FA: J. Samson, 1996

FA: Malcolm Gowans & J. Terblanche, 2021

FA: Malcolm Gowans & Johno Gordon, 2017

FA: Malcolm Gowans, 2018

FA: M. Scott, 1996

FA: J. Samson, 1996

FA: J. Samson, 1996

Takes a central line up the buttress to right the King Cobra Prow as view from the road. An intimidating and improbable roof problem on great holds with stonking gear. Do it!

Follow the right tending break to the ledge. Launch out through a pumpy horizontal puzzle to glory jugs up the face.

FA: Richard Halsey, Aug 2018

This route is on the wall that forms the gulley on the first buttress to the right of the King Cobra Prow.

Start up the break on the left of the wall and at the ledge pull onto the second half of the wall just to the left of the corner of the roof.

FA: T. Versfeld & R. Halsey, Mar 2018

This route is on the wall that forms the gulley on the first buttress to the right of the King Cobra Prow. Start up the middle break with a tricky start. At the ledge step right to use a lower section of the roof to pull through and then step left and straight up the face to the top. Start will be harder for shorter folks.

FA: R. Halsey & T. Versfled, Mar 2018

This route is on the small face in front of the second buttress to the right of King Cobra Prow.

Head up the face to an overlap. Pull right to layback and up to the narrow roof. Crank through using the finger crack and easily to the ledge. Walk off right.

FA: R. Halsey & T. Versfeld, Mar 2018

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