Day trips from Port Elizabeth?

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spider_Monkey
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Day trips from Port Elizabeth?

Post by spider_Monkey » Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:15 pm

Hi, quick request for help, info, and anything else going...

Scottish climber thats about to relocate to Port Elizabeth for 5months-ish for work. Probably only get one day off for most of the project, so does anyone have tips for day trips out of PE? Good local trad / sports routes? Local Gyms etc?

Preferably easier grades, trad to HVS/E1, Sport to 6a+/6b, bouldering to V4 / Font 6c.

All comments welcome.

Thanks in advance.

Eric de Beer
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Post by Eric de Beer » Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:57 pm

Try Dricus on 0834469819, his the man. Lots to keep you crancking

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Post by DBez » Wed Mar 15, 2006 7:43 am

Yeah , you're welcome to contact me . We're a small bunch in PE , but pretty active . There's no gym however , but enough trad , sport and bouldering to keep you more than busy for the period .

Hey Eric , ...will you guys have space for climbers in the Cape ?

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Post by The Jimmy » Wed Mar 15, 2006 7:44 am

We're a small group of climbers in PE, but we go climbing pretty much every weekend, you're more than welcome to join!.There's plenty of trad and sport routes close to PE which you can do in day trips easily. Give Dricus Bezuidenhoud a call on the nr Eric de Beer posted. 8)

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Post by spider_Monkey » Wed Mar 15, 2006 2:49 pm

Thanks Guys, my ETA will be late april / May, so i'll give you shout closer to the time.

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Post by Marshall » Wed Mar 15, 2006 2:55 pm

There is quite alot happening in PE. I'm climbing partner free at the moment....so always keen. Also stuck to day trips only, at the moment.

Give me a shout marshall@reworkafrica.co.za

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Post by Hawkman » Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:00 pm

Loads of stuff out G'town way. At least from what I remember from my student daze...
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Post by Marshall » Thu Mar 16, 2006 4:08 pm

The Eastern Cape has lots to offer. The Cockscoomb gorges... climbing is endless. Thats why I moved to PE. My climbing partner is also moving here.

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