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Rattler Buttress

  • Grade context: SA
  • Ascents: 43

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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 crack to the left of Lang Arm. The start is tricky and although there is good gear there is potential for a ground fall. At the top move right to use Lang Arm anchors.

FA: Richard Halsey, 2019

Bouldery start

Set: Paddy McCann

FA: A. McCann, 2006

FA: J. Terblanche, 2006

Could be harder if you're short

FA: M. Wiswedel, 2018

The route immediately left of Forked Tongue, shares anchors with this route.

FA: J. Samson, 2006

A must do classic!

FA: Paddy McCann, 2006

Further right along the wall from Forked Tongue, in the deep gully.

FA: Paul Schlotfeldt, 1996

FA: T. Skinner, 1996

FA: M. Scott, 2002

FA: M. Scott, 1998

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Author(s): Tony Lourens

Date: 2023

ISBN: 9780796123541

A definitive guidebook covering all the sport climbing found throughout the whole of the Cederberg mountain range, describing 436 sport routes across a wide range of grades from F4b to F9a.

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