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Namibia

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2022-08-09 - 2022-08-19 All day

Date: 30 July – 9 August 2022
Venue: Spitzkoppe / Omandumba / Swakopmund
Meet Type: Trad climbing / Sport Climbing / Hiking / Exploring/ Relaxing
Meet Leader: Paul Carstensten
Contact: paulc@law.co.za

Have you climbed the Matterhorn of Africa? Now is your opportunity to climb and explore this group of bold pink night peaks or inselbergs, located between Windhoek and Swakopmund in the Namib desert.

There are variety of grades and routes including a scrambling route to the summit of Groot Spitzkop, multi-pitch, trad routes with grades 16 to 24, hard sport routes on the main peak and many trad and sports routes on the adjacent breaks including Pontoks, Boulder Valley, Rhino Horn, Sugar Loaf and Felsenteich.

After 3 to 4 days we will then move to Omandumba for great sport climbing at Schattenwand, one day a hike through fantastic granite formations and other activities for another 3 to 4 days, and, then there is the possibility of a beach holiday a Swakopmund.

See also https://www.mcnam.org/