Table Mountain new route - Mumbai Express

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Hilton
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Table Mountain new route - Mumbai Express

Post by Hilton » Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:59 pm

A new route on Venster Buttress, Lower Buttresses, Table Mountain.

Start two or three metres to the right of Delhi Belly. Ascend a series of small roofs to get to a smooth white wall. Go up the wall angling slightly right to the next series of overhangs. Head up to the left of the double-pronged, molar-root-shaped overhang then rail right on the molar into an overhanging corner. Go up the corner then out left and up a few metres to stance. Head up to the right then up the red wall with the vertical crack in the centre of it. Go up the crack then out left a metre or so then up rightwards to the skyline. Head slightly around to the right then all the way up to the top to stance on top of the pillar. Go the the Bombay abseil station to get off. Pitches go at 23 and 22.

First ascent: Guy Paterson-Jones and Hilton Davies, 1 December 2016
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