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Alone in Space

Alone in Space


Page Type: Route

Location: Western Cape, South Africa, Africa

Lat/Lon: 32.45°S / 19.27000°E

Object Title: Alone in Space

Route Type: Technical Rock

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: 22

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Page By: Smalltimeclimber

Created/Edited: Mar 15, 2004 / Mar 15, 2004

Object ID: 160370

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Alone in Space (22) 200m
The route follows the curved yellow crack system on the right-hand side of the south-east face and finishes on the magnificently exposed orange walls above.
Start in the vertical crack line directly below the huge detached yellow pedestal at the bottom of the curved crack.

Start: At the base of the obvious huge yellow crack system which splits the SE face.

Route Description

P1: 50m 15 Climb the crack past a yellow pedestal to belay on the ledge below the 'Guillotine Flake' wedged in the crack.
P2: 20m 22 Climb up to a chockstone runner then descend and cross the roof crack. Continue up the crack to belay below the chimney.
P3: 15m 15 Step left and climb a smooth chimney to a sandy ledge.
P4: 33m 19 Climb up inside the attic, go through the window then follow the crack system straight up to a ledge.
P5: 40m 20 Walk left until able to climb onto the orange wall. Climb diagonally rightwards to the right edge of the face until able to pull over an exposed overhang above the arĂȘte to a stance.
P6: 5m Scramble up jugs to the top.

FA: D. Davies and R. Barley 1978
FFA: M. Roberts and R. Smithers 1978.

Essential Gear

Standard trad rack

Miscellaneous Info

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