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Latest climb pic.

Postby klimkop » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:16 am

The setting of the latest pic is spectacular! WOW!
Since I started climbing I developed a big crack addiction.

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Justin » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:36 am

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Agreed :thumleft:
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby BradCT » Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:42 am

Hear hear!
Unreal!

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby pierre.joubert » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:15 am

Boven rocks :thumright

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby klimkop » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:20 am

How many pitches and what grade?
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby peanut » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:22 am

1 pitch 22... rap in from the top... if I recall?

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby klimkop » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:44 am

thanks :)
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Gustav » Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:30 pm

20m of climbing, below that it gets too wet.

Grade 23.

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Justin » Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:48 am

Another great pic on the home page :thumleft:

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby klimkop » Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:13 am

Is that a mixed route? Good pick. :thumleft: Im quite keen to see a spectacular crack. Any crack addicts out there who know of a place to score good crack.
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby MargheritaIntrona » Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:43 am

Fantastic new photograph up :thumright

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby shorti » Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:54 am

klimkop wrote:Is that a mixed route?
1 very old (30 years?) bolt

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Justin » Wed Oct 27, 2010 10:30 am

I just updated the Wiki with the routes from SACIN - some classic names there in the kloof!
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby henkg » Wed Oct 27, 2010 3:23 pm

klimkop wrote:Im quite keen to see a spectacular crack. Any crack addicts out there who know of a place to score good crack.
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby klimkop » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:04 pm

not bad crack at all! :thumleft:
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby DAcaveman » Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:20 pm

Hey Steve o

How about a tan...hiehiehie

Awe

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Justin » Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:29 pm

Angie (that's Mrs Bradshaw) did mention the amount of glare in the shots. Steve is working on the tan...
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Below: Steve powering through through the crux of Firestarter
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Turtle » Sun Oct 31, 2010 9:48 pm

Hectic, wow, what a great pic on the over now!

Well done Mike Fitzgerald and co!

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby peanut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:47 pm

With reference to the latest pic of Andrew somewhere in the freestate, that area looks really cool!!
Looks similar to Harrismith...possibly a new crag at Eagle mtn?
Would love a little info on the place... any ideas?

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby ScottS » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:48 pm

The "undisclosed location" looks remarkably similar to the cliffs above the location of the early National boulder league finals. So closer to Swinburne than Eagle Mtn, but I'm just guessing, so whatever..
At the chaaaaains boet!!

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby andrew p » Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:44 pm

Another pic of the ''Wow Prow''. Found by Hector Pringle (he always finds amazing crags). Its in the Freestate, 3.5 hrs from JHB. Access in progress but should be fine. A selection of 6-7 VERY high quality routes likely.
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby Justin » Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:48 pm

Those pockets look suspiciously shallow... awesome looking crag!!
Nice one guys :P
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby andrew p » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:04 pm

They are shallow and some have funny 'balls' (calcareous nodules) in them, some of which were loose and come out! Others I had to crack like nuts then pull the bits out, some are solid and you can only crimp the edges of the pockets. Below is a pic of the half-height shake, check out those weird balls! Rad. Dirk also bolted a v cool looking 27/28 and Hectors Fist or Fly, 23 is an instant classc. Andrew
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby pierre.joubert » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:03 pm

Wow, that looks absolutely amazing, like sandstone Ceuse.

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby mullet » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:04 pm

It all looks rediculously awesome!
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby peanut » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:11 pm

Orsum!! time to get them tendons strong..
Nice one, keep us posted!

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby fivesix » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:17 pm

GOOD GOD! Im buying a ticket today, see you there in 3 days!!!! :shock:

If only....



But seriously, that wall looks like the most amazing maze of pockets and edges, that could seriously be a "go to" destination even if there are only a few routes, the quality looks to be 11outof10!

But please dont make any "suspiciously shallow" pockets! :cry: that would be an unjust thing to do to such a spectacular wall. Not that you were thinking of it :wink:

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby andrew p » Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:33 pm

Another pic. It IS just like a sandstone Ceuse. Shame its only a few routes, but yes they are all going to be 5 star. The pockets are all real! Andrew
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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby fivesix » Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:12 pm

Sorry I wasnt trying to insinuate anything, just reading Justin's post between the lines.

What are your ideas for bolting? I see both aretes, maybe 3or4 through the middle and one line traversing left to right connecting the 3 or 4?

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Re: Latest climb pic.

Postby fivesix » Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:57 pm

Judging by where the photo is taken from, there must be a similar rock near by???


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