|Brief summary of venue||A multi-pitch trad climbing area with 20 climbs between grades 14 and 22 in Entabeni, a big 5 game reserve. The area is typically accessed from the Hanglip North camp site.|
|Permit/ permission info||Written permission from Entabeni Game Reserve is required.|
|Approximate travelling time from Johannesburg||3 ½ hours to gate and ½ hour from gate to drop off.|
|Parking information||Park at Entabeni Game Reserve entrance. Climbers will be driven by Entabeni staff to the start of the climb and collected again in the afternoon. No fees charged.|
|Info on walk in||The walk from the drop-off to climbs is half to one hour for most climbs.|
|Accommodation||No camping possible at present. Accommodation in the Entabeni Game Reserve is an expensive option.|
|Availability of water for drinking||All water for the day to be brought in.|
|Climbing route guide||RD available from MCSA Jhb Administrator, otherwise contact Ulrike Kiefer for a scanned copy.|
|Climbing information||There are 20 recorded multi-pitch trad climbs at Hanglip South between grades 14 to 22 and 200 to 300 metres in length. Climbs are mostly in the sun, though some are in shade. Descend by walking off via various gullies.|
|Child friendly||Not suitable for children, as there’s no camping and hiking is a problem.|
|Other attractions||Pristine bushveld and big 5 game park. Game can be viewed during the drive to the crags.|
|Contacts||Access should be arranged via the MCSA Jhb Section; private parties will not be allowed, Tel: 011 067 0326 (15h00-18h00 weekdays), Fax: 011 067 0326, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org ·For copies of the RD, contact Ulrike Kiefer, Email:email@example.com|
Message from our Chairman:
To all Mountain club members in Gauteng - please note that due to some attempted access to our properties during lockdown we would like to reiterate that access is suspended until relevant lockdown regulations deem it legal. Currently, we suspect that this will only be in level 2 or 1 as both inter-provincial travels is required (Magaliesberg is largely in the North-West) and, more critically, hiking and climbing are not considered essential activities.
Your understanding is greatly appreciated.
2 May 2020