Trip to the berg

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danglingdingle
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Trip to the berg

Postby danglingdingle » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:15 am

Hi all,

I'm taking a trip to this place http://www.drakensbergretreat.co.za/

This weekend.

I was looking for a climb that i could do with in a reasonable distance, Any thoughts?

Kevin
(resent addition to Johannesburg)

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Ghaznavid
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Re: Trip to the berg

Postby Ghaznavid » Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:00 pm

Your choice of Swinburne and the millions of routes on the Sentinel...
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Re: Trip to the berg

Postby danglingdingle » Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:49 am

Thanks Jonathan,

Think i'll take a trip to Swinburne.

I downloaded the topo.

If i had a day to climb, which Multi-pitch routes would you do??

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Re: Trip to the berg

Postby Ghaznavid » Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:53 am

I haven't climbed at Swinburne before, but I hear Long Bolt to Freedom is a really good route.
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Re: Trip to the berg

Postby danglingdingle » Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:09 pm

That was the one i had my eye on.

Thanks

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Re: Trip to the berg

Postby Baldrick » Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:34 pm

Long Bolt would be the one to do, epic climbing on good rock

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Re: Trip to the berg

Postby dirktalma » Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:14 pm

Time to climb is also an excellent route!


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