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

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