Climbs 191
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)
Altitude 1700m a.s.l
Faces W

The impressive sixth pitch of Tafelberg Frontal - only Hard Severe! © phantom whistler

Crag features

Multi-pitch trad crag, most routes between 100 and 200m, on an impressive high plateau. Descent route down opposite side of plateau starts with a chain handline, then down obvious narrow gorge.

Approach notes

Permit required from park office. No bolting. 3 hour walk in.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Main Wall 
 Thread the Needle Sector 
3The Strainer16 * 
4North-West Pillar
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11 * 
5Thimble15 * 
6Needle Naadle Noo
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15 * 
7Pedestal Corner
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13 * 
8Sew and Sew
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11 * 
9Thread the Needle
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10 * 
 Rooibosch Sector 
11Percolator22 *** 
12Teapot Wall15 ** 
13Rooibosch18 *** 
14Earl Grey19 *** 
15Tea Bag15 ** 
16SA Alpine Club Route
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18 * 
17Welbedacht Crack
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12  
 Maiden's Sector 
19Ice Tea20 *** 
20Lemon14 ** 
21Amarula23 *** 
22Cape Velvet25 *** 
23Mothers18 ** 
24Make Tea Not War20 ** 
25Cosy Corner17 ** 
26Cosy Corner Direct21 ** 
27Maiden Voyage
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16 * 
28Graaff's Variation to Tafelberg Frontal
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12 * 
29Maiden's Prayer16 *** 
30Baboon Speak21 *** 
31Maiden's Dare19 *** 
32In Search of the Lost Chord21 ** 
33Danger Shrew24 *** 
 Frontal Sector 
35Life in the Freezer25 *** 
36Bat21 *** 
37Dithering Heights25 *** 
38The Swan24 *** 
39The Crow24 *** 
40Gotham City23 *** 
41Stargate20 *** 
42Crouching Tiger Hidden Giraffe24 *** 
43Grappler19 *** 
44The Occidental Express23 ** 
45Iridium Flash26 *** 
46The Jedi Fish20 *** 
47Tafelberg Frontal13 ** 
48Saucerer19 * 
49Boomerang16 * 
50Boomerang Direct19 ** 
51Central Direct20 ** 
52Digereedoo18 *** 
53Vuvuzela23 *** 
54Freedom Feather21 *** 
55Boombox24 ** 
56Whistling Woozle22 *** 
 Right Sector 
58Nambarrie23 *** 
59Snake in the Grass23 *** 
60Route X18 ** 
 South Wall 
 Blue Planet Sector 
63Buckshee19 * 
64Peg Leg18 * 
65Neptune
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25 *** 
66Poseidon
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25 *** 
67Before the Flood
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28 *** 
68Poseidon Adventure
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29 *** 
69Blue Planet25 *** 
70Blue Planet Direct25 *** 
71Fight To the Death28 * 
72White Noise
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25 *** 
73Ghost Rider
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24 ** 
74Lord Foul's Bane22 *** 
75Drool Rockworm21 * 
76Pure Mania22 *** 
77Spice Dice
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22 *** 
 Black Ice Sector 
79Diced Ice22 *** 
80Black Ice19 *** 
81Two Blind Mice21 *** 
82Kif22 *** 
83White and Sweaty22 ** 
84Back in Black23 ** 
85Footsteps in the Corridor
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21 ** 
86Cutback18 ** 
87Trans-Atlantic Railroad
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22 ** 
88Oceans of Air23 *** 
89Sneak20 ** 
90A Chain of Voices21 ** 
91Mirrors of Time23 ** 
92The Realist
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19 ** 
93Optimist Prime
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26 *** 
94The Optimist21 * 
 Big Groove Sector 
96Big Groove20 *** 
97Big Groove Direct20 *** 
98Groove Amandla26 *** 
99The Gully Buttress
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8 * 
100Night Cap
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17 * 
 East Wall 
 Short 'n Sweet Sector 
103Short 'n Sweet19 ** 
104The Bitter End21 ** 
105Bitter Sweet21 ** 
 Brooding Sector 
107Threshold of a Dream14 * 
108Dark and Brooding15 * 
 Motopsychosis Sector 
110Into the Haze19 * 
111Into the Haze Direct19 * 
112Motopsychosis16 *** 
113Settler's Way14 * 
114Berrisford's Route
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10  
115And Now For Something Completely Different15 * 
116It's a Hose Man15 * 
117Deep Throat16 * 
 The Vague Sector 
119Burrel's Route
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8  
120Watson's Route
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8  
121Illusion
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17  
 Descent Gully 
123The Crack
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16 * 
124The Salesman
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15 * 
125Tradesman's Entrance
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15 * 
126Shy Zebra
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23 ** 
 Comes a Time Wall 
128Field of Opportunity
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21 *** 
129Wild Innocence
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25 *** 
130Four Strong Winds
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25 *** 
131Echoes and Shadows
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25 *** 
132Out of the Blue
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25 *** 
133Comes a Time
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20 *** 
134Harvest of Seasons
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20 ** 
135Human Highway
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22 *** 
136Nerves of Steel
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23 *** 
137The Arbitrator
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15 * 
 The Boulder 
139Dave's Route
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25 ** 
140Lekkarete
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18 *** 
141Dunno What it's Called
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17 ** 
142Tenesmus
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23 ** 
143Carte Blanche
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21 ** 
 Apathy Wall 
145One Brown Mouse
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19 ** 
146Gusto
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22 ** 
147Mucho Gusto
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23 ** 
148Shack Shake
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21 ** 
149Hackaroo
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20 ** 
150Zest
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20 ** 
151Sympathy
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19 ** 
152Apathy
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15 ** 
153Scout Power
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19 ** 
154Tuna Fingers
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21 ** 
155Energy
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17 ** 
156Short on Joy
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20 ** 
157Arete Route
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18 ** 
158Hourglass
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17 * 
159Sundial
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15 * 
 Pillar Box 
161Original Route
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17 *** 
162Time Stone
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19 *** 
163Painted Desert
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26 *** 
164Woodro
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18 *** 
165The Postman
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19 ** 
166Deliverance
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21 ** 
167Red Letter Word
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24 ** 
168The Edge of Time
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25 *** 
169The Amber Phantom
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24 ** 
170Serenity, Tranquility, Peace
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25 ** 
171Merelda
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21 ** 
 The Spout 
 East Face 
174The South East Corner
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10 * 
175The Great Crack Route
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10 * 
176The Rock Basin Route
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11 * 
177Flaming Woozel
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25 *** 
178Thumbelina
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16 * 
 Solitaire Wall 
180Eastern Bit
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20 * 
181New Dawn Fades
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23 * 
182The Inventor
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21 ** 
183The Cynic
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18 ** 
184Flying High
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24 *** 
185Go Go Gadget
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23 *** 
186Any Takers?
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16 ** 
187Pinstripe Sweet
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23 ** 
188Solitaire
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19 * 
189Green Eggs and Ham
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18 ** 
 North Face 
191The Pulpit Rock Route
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12 * 
192The Central Route
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11 * 
193Encore Crag13 * 
194Original Route
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10 * 
195The Descent Route
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6 * 
196The Traverse Route
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11 * 
197Tinkerbell16 * 
198Pocket Aces
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21 *** 
199The Nose and Flake Route
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10 * 
200The North-West Corner
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10 * 
 West Face 
202Candle Man23 ** 
203Baldrick's Finale
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15 ** 
204Danger Mouse23 *** 
205Patchwork14 * 
206Titbit16 * 
207Dogmatix20 ** 
208Vital Statistix22 *** 
209Bazooka Radeo25 *** 
 South Face 
211The Spout '64 Route22 ** 
212Oscillation21 *** 
213Where Eagles Dare24 ** 
214It Takes 2 to Tango25 *** 
21549 South Face Route16 * 
216By Thunder
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13 * 
217Thunder Crag17 * 

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