Rope length for waterval boven crags

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Rope length for waterval boven crags

Post by Anonymous » Fri Dec 01, 2006 12:17 pm

Hello I m french, I will be travelling in South Africa in April and would like to climb in Waterval Boven (I have seen pictures, it s really attractive!) What are the length of the routes (grade 5sup untill 6c)? I need to take a rope in my backpack and would like to save volume and weight.
Thanks in advance

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Post by Justin » Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:45 pm

60 meter rope should be fine for the grades you're talking about.

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Post by MarkM » Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:47 pm

Hey Michael

There are a handful of routes that need a 60m rope, but the majority of the routes at Boven can be safely climbed on a 50m line.

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