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Lady's Slipper | Rock Climbing | Port Elizabeth

Lady’s Slipper | Rock Climbing

People have been rock climbing on the Lady's Slipper since about 1954. Situated 35km out of Port Elizabeth, the climbing routes are a pleasant walk up a hill. The boulders are scattered, but most are at the base of the Slipper. Rock is quartzite. There are 52 sport routes, 333 short trad routes & about 106 boulder problems. There is some potential for new routes & boulder problems. 5 open sport projects are begging to be openned.

 

Access

Entrance to Mountain Club members is free. Non-members are required to pay R20 per person for a permit from the Adventure Centre at Falcon Rock.

Falcon Rock is your best bet for accomodation in the area. http://www.falconrock.co.za/ 

Access to the climbing at Falcon Rock, there is a Day Visitor fee of R20pp. All members of Eastern Cape Rock Climbing and Valley Crag members will be exempt from payment.

All climbers, including members of the said groups, will need to complete an indemnity at the Adventure Centre before proceeding.  In case of nobody being present to assist, during odd hours etc, Gary's contact number is presented on the board at the office where he will be available to assist telephonically. 

Please understand that due to public liability reasons and the presence of a shooting range, guests not signing in will be considered trespassing.

Every 2nd Saturday the Black Powder Club hold a shoot from 2pm to 4:30pm.

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