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In July 2013, Sasha DiGiulian traveled to South Africa to climb existing routes and establish new lines, including Miss-Behaving (5.14a, below). Here’s a photo essay summing up her trip (click the photos to enlarge):
Guidebook: There’s no comprehensive guide to the country, but climbing.co.za is a great resource.
Get There: Fly to Johannesburg or Cape Town and rent a car.
Gear: The sport climbing is truly amazing, but you can find world-class trad routes and bouldering, too. Pick your poison!
Season: The U.S. winter is their summer and vice versa. Head down during the States’ hottest months for crisp temps in South Africa.
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