Gamkaberg climbing access

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Gamkaberg climbing access

Post by johannlanz » Tue Mar 17, 2015 3:11 pm

Gamkaberg is a very cool trad climbing venue in the Little Karoo near Calitzdorp. Access issues came to a head a while ago with Cape Nature eventually putting up a sign that forbids any climbing there. Ed February, Tony Lourens and I had a positive meeting with Cape Nature at the reserve recently and an agreement which will allow climbing is in the making.

Please note that until the agreement is in place, it would be an extremely unwise action for anyone to disrespect the current prohibition on climbing there. This would not only endanger future climbing access to Gamkaberg Reserve, but to all venues managed by Cape Nature. That is not something the climbing community would appreciate!

I will post all the new information on access arrangements as soon as the agreement is in place.

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Re: Gamkaberg climbing access

Post by Justin » Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:28 pm

Thanks for the effort Johann (Ed and Tony).

Gamkaberg is an awesome place - looking forward to checking it out sometime soon.
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Re: Gamkaberg climbing access

Post by DamageINC » Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:41 pm

Thanx, did some climbing there and is a real unspoiled spot. :thumright
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