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Lady's Slipper | Rock Climbing | Gqeberha (PE)

Lady’s Slipper | Rock Climbing

People have been rock climbing on the Lady's Slipper since about 1949. Situated 35km out of Gqeberha (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 32 sport routes, 201 short trad routes & about 100 boulder problems. There is potential for squeesing in a few new routes & boulder problems. One open sport project is begging to be opened & there are 8 boulder projects still to be sent.

 

Access

The portion of the Lady's Slipper owned by the Mountain Club is only accessable by club members or people accompanied by a member. They say Private Property ...indeed a sad state of affairs!

 

Falcon Rock has their own path to the summit. They have their own boulders & small sport crag. See the Falcon Rock climbing & boulder guide for more information. There is a small entrance fee.

 

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

 

 

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