Climbs 123
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 523m a.s.l
Faces all

Sands of Time © joolskilly

Crag features

There are some excellent single- and multi-pitch sport routes at Paarl Rocks. The climbing is on large granite domes.

Good topo here:

http://www.climbing.co.za/wiki/Paarl

Approach notes

The Paarl Rocks are about 60 km north of Cape Town. From Cape Town drive north along the N1, and turn off at Paarl. Look carefully for the sign to the Paarl Rocks Mountain Reserve (it is easy to miss).

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Illearth Boulder 
2Slap and Tickle
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19  
3The Illearth Stone
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19 *** 
4Eyes of a Stranger
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16  
5Revelstones
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18 * 
 Euro Wall 
7Foot Sack
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14 * 
8Eurotech
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22 **1
9Eurovision
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25 ** 
10Vietnam
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17 * 
11Absence of Compassion
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17 * 
 Cannonfodder Wall 
13The Friction of Distance18 * 
14Turmoil of the Skin
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22 ** 
15Cadeau
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21 * 
16Cannonfodder
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20 ** 
17Austrian Culinarium
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19 * 
18via Barbara
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19 **2
19Via Michaela
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19 ** 
20Via Daniela
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18 * 
21Skywalk
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15 * 
22Skywalk Variation
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13 * 
 Britannia Rock 
 Weasel Wall 
25Stairway to Heaven
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19 ** 
26Josef's Birthday Party
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19 * 
27Rastus
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16 * 
28Weasel
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14 * 
29Climb Don't Walk
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19 * 
30Smear Don't Climb
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16 * 
31Walk Don't Run
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12 * 
32Carl's Route
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15  
 Wonderland Wall 
34Boschendal22 * 
35Chicken Run
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27  
36Little Dutch Boy
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20 ***1
37Hexed
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16 * 
38Wonderland
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22 ** 
39Your Grannie's Tackie16 *** 
 Cobalt Blue Wall 
41Strong Loops and Wild Horses
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24 ** 
42Coming up for Air
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27 ** 
43Cobalt Blue
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25 ** 
44Shadowland
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22 * 
45Orange Crush20 * 
 Parklife Wall 
47Pretty Girls Make Graves20 * 
48Park Life27 ***1
49Childern of the Corn25 ***1
50In Two Minds
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25 ** 
51Memory Laps
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22 *** 
52Childern of a Lesser God20 ***1
 Hidden by Day Wall (Lower) 
54Purple Puppy Civil Rights Movement
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19 * 
55Not You Again
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22 * 
56Dream of Whiite Horses
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23 * 
 Hidden by Day Wall (Upper) 
 Arbor Cave 
59Strange Attractor
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27 ** 
60Phase Space
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26 ** 
 Gordon's rock 
 Belly Button Slab 
63Oscotarach
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12 * 
64Troll16 * 
65Gecko
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15 *1
66Dyke
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15 *1
67Follow My Leader
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15 *2
68Belly Button Brigade
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15 ***2
69Friction Addiction16 * 
70Tarzan's Tussle
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16 * 
71Kangaroo
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12 * 
72Enjoy It
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20 ** 
73Mickey Mouse
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11 * 
74Mica
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12 * 
75Quartz
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10 * 
76Fade
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8 * 
 Splinter Area 
78Ruby in the Dust26 ** 
79Crack-a-Jack
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21 * 
80The Evidence of Things Not Seen
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28  
81The Inspector
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24 * 
82Bolts are for Babies
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23 ** 
83Bouncing Babies
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22 ** 
84Umkhonto we Sizwe
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22 ** 
85A Splinter of the Mind's Eye
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19 *** 
86Pedestrian Crossing
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20 * 
 Crank Prank Section 
88Crank Prank
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24 * 
89Hidden Gem18  
90Unknown18  
91Lily's line16  
92Let it Bee17  
 Blue Diamonds Wall 
94Squirm Germ
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18 * 
95Crack of an Uncertain Adventure #1
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19  
96Crack of an Uncertain Adventure #2
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19  
97Blue Diamonds and White Ice
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28 *** 
98Stem Gem - the Baptism of Fire
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22 *** 
 Nante's Dam Boulder 
100Run Like Hell - Nantes Boulder
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20 **1
 North Wall 
102Ugly Duckling
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19 *** 
103Galloping Tapeworm
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11 * 
104Chinese Footbinding
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17 * 
 Wastelands Wall 
106Just Do It21 * 
107The Relativity Puzzle
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24 *** 
108Casualties of War
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23 *** 
109Avalanche
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10  
110Private Pyle
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12 * 
111Lock 'n Load19 ** 
112The Crystal Chronicles
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24 ** 
113Prelude to the Wastelands
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24 ** 
114Sunset Warrior21 ** 
115Sunset Warrior Direct22 ** 
 Sands of Time Wall 
117Long Walk To Freedom
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17 * 
118Crossing the Rubicon
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17 * 
119Black Power
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17 * 
120Stopykes Revenge
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20 * 
121Chemicals in the Grass
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20 * 
122The Vanguard
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22 ** 
123The Scorched Earth22 *** 
124Lichen or Not
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17 * 
125Jovian Thunderbolts
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6c *1
126Jovian Thunderbolts Direct
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22 *** 
127The Ring Route23 *** 
128Unknown Name 423 **1
129Sands of Time19 ***12
130We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful
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20 * 
 Granite Graffiti Wall 
132Eddie and Co. Go Climbing
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18 * 
133Boys and Their Toys
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24 ** 
 Two Cents Slab 
135Silent Lucidity
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17 * 
136Fat Luck
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12 * 
137Lightning Bolt Crack12  
138A Good Day for a Mantle Shelf
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23  
139Hand Jam Entrance Exam
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22  
 Gladde Rock 
141Fun for Children
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14 * 
 Top Parking 
143Not of long duration
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19  
144The vertical dimension of extension
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19  
 Gritstyle Boulder 
146Gritstyle25  
147Mental Brutality
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27  
 Unknown Location 
149Unknown Name 323 ** 

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