This is a huge continent with every type of climbing imagineable.
Fly via Europe. East and South Africa have the biggest climbing commnunities.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Africa:
Southeast Face of Nelion (17,021') 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, Alpine, 20 pitches, 1200' Kenya : Mt Kenya
Em's Cleft 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 230' Jebel el Kest and Jebel Tas... : Ida Ougnidif Area
Firesword 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 4 pitches, 600' Jebel el Kest and Jebel Tas... : Samazar Valley
Family Ross . 5.10c 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 400' Morocco : Anti -Atlas. Tafroute and J...
Cracked Wheat 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 180' Ethiopia : Armora Gedel (Addis Ababa)
The Mighty Logan 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 3 pitches, 250' Jebel el Kest and Jebel Tas... : Ida Ougnidif Area
Tewlihe ("The Sharp One") 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Sport, 3 pitches, 375' Ethiopia : Gheralta Range Koraro Spire...
Featured Route For Africa
Oysters Nuts 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a International : Africa : ... : Armora Gedel (Addis Ababa)
Armora Gedel's most populat climb. Climbers need a full rack for Oyster Nuts. The climb starts 2 meters left of Cracked Wheat and angles diagonal left through a series of vertical crack systems. Though the foto shows a lot of plants, there really aren't any plans on the climbing line itself. It has been cleaned by the people who put up the line.After a small bulge, nearly 20m from the ground, the climber pulls over the last bulge to two bolts and quicklinks on the upper headwall. It may seem lik...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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