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Rock Climbing in Bronkhorstspruit, Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa

Grade:
11-27
Difficulty:
Moderate
Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa, yet its economic power house. It is located in the heart of South Africa's Highveld Region and is highly urbanized and densely populated. Gauteng offers to its visitors an option to explore the hustle and bustle of its urban life or the natural attractions outside its main cities, Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Bronkies in Bronkhorstspruit area, is the most popular crag is the Gauteng region and offers superb rock climbing adventure. The spot used to be a trad climbing spot, but currently it has number of bolted routes as well. Located at the banks of the Bronkhorstspruit River, it has more than 50 routes with grading ranging between 11-27. Level of difficulty here is moderate and suitable for children as well.

It stands at an altitude of 1450 m/4757 ft with bolting sport climbing. The routes here mostly range between 15-25 m/49-82 ft long, although there are some 30 m/98 ft pitch available as well. The rock is mostly granite with vertical and slab profile and holds are mainly side pulls, crimps, cracks and slopers.

Some of the classics here include “If Women Were Gods”(20), “Blue Suede Shoes”(21), Hello Clarice(22) and “Memoirs of a Belay Bunny”.

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