Hot Rock in Africa - South Africa

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The Restaurant Crags

This is a fantastic sports climbing area with lots of short routes all within a few minutes walk from the campsite. The nearest town is Waterval Boven.


The first campsite of the trip

One of the none climbing cliffs

Abbey climbing in Sports Valley

Beth climbing in Sports Valley

Claire climbing in Sports Valley

Claire climbing in Sports Valley

Claire climbing in Sports Valley

George climbing in Sports Valley

George climbing in The Gorge

A view of The Gorge from the campsite

Mt. Everest Game Reserve

This small game reserve has lots of established sports climbing and potential for much more. The most notable feature is Eagle's head mountain


The main cliff

Eagle's Head Mountain

A distant escarpment at dusk

A distant escarpment at sunset

A distant escarpment at sunset

Sunset over the plains

Me on a very steep F6b sport route

Blythe River Canyon

We spent a day visting Blythe River Canyon and the area around it.


View from the top of Blythe River Canyon

View from the top of Blythe River Canyon

Some of the group

Mike

Bourke Luck Potholes - Bridge

Bourke Luck Potholes - Log Bridge

Bourke Luck Potholes - Waterfall

Bourke Luck Potholes - River

The Cederberg

We visited the Cederberg Mountains, North of Cape Town, where there is huge amounts of both trad and sport climbing.


Tim climbing sport route (19) in Rockland

Dan about to start up the starting layback of Energy Crisis (20), Wolfberg

The huge buttress of Energy Crisis

Other

I also have a few photos from other parts of South Africa.


Some nice clouds!

The mountains at Montagu

Cape Town from Table Mountain