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Old Timer's Disease

Old Timer's Disease


Page Type: Route

Location: Western Cape, South Africa, Africa

Lat/Lon: 32.45°S / 19.27000°E

Object Title: Old Timer's Disease

Route Type: Technical Rock Climb

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: 21

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Page By: Smalltimeclimber

Created/Edited: Oct 31, 2004 / Oct 31, 2004

Object ID: 162700

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The route starts on a ledge at the base of the wall around the corner right of Energy Crisis

Route Description

P1: 35m 19 Climb to a ledge then follow hollow flakes rightwards to honeycomb-like pockets. Rail left to a ledge.
P2: 20m 19 Climb up rightwards on a blunt arête to belay at a cave.
P3: 40m 19 Traverse left past some flakes and a smooth wall to a blunt arête. Move up this to a massive ledge.
P4: 15m 21 Climb the exposed arête past 2 pitons to the top.

Essential Gear

Standard trad rack of friends and nuts

Miscellaneous Info

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