The Mountain Club of SA has bolted a 150m rock climb on a granite rock face on Thaba Phaswa (difficulty 17-26).
There are single and multi-pitch sport climbing routes at the sanctuary. NO EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED - A standard sport rack will get you up and down all routes. A few easier climbs and abseiling are also available. It is advisable to start early and carry plenty of water in the summer months.
Kanniedood (From left to right)
My Big Toe **** 19, 20m
Friday 13th *** 20, 24m
Dead Ant *** 21, 19m
Yoga on the Rocks **** 23, 23m
Boned **** 21, 23m
Tu-lips *** 16, 36m
Pitch 1: 16, 16m
Pitch 2: 15, 20m
Whistling in the wind *** 19, 7m
Pitch 1: ** 23, 22m Starts to the left of the elephant's trunk. On balance, small holds on a relatively smooth surface. Crux 1/3 of the way up, then straight forward to the top
Pitch 2: ** 19, 23m Start right to avoid loose slab, then left under the boulder, continue left over dassie shit - worst section on this climb
Pitch 3: *** 18, 23m Starts from a small cave through which on can see under the elephant to the other side of the rock face. Route moves over to the left past the elephant's ear.
Pitch 4: *** 17, 22m Route moves directly up to just short of the top.
Pitch 5: ** 15, 10m Short easy finish.
Find the climbing info of Thabaphaswa on the the Climb SA wiki.