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About Umpukane:

This privately owned farm is extensive and is situated just outsite the small Eastern Free State town of Clocolan on the Van Rooyen family farm in the Clocolan district. The Current owner is Mr. Piet van Rooyen.
Activities include fly-fishing, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching and climbing.
The farm has numerous single and multi Pitch Sport routes, all of which are easily accessible. Multi Pitch sport crags include Bokant Boeks se Huis and Ronnie se koppie. Single Pitch sport crags include Campsite, Kloof and Ronnie se koppie. Boulder spots are present at Fairies Playground and the Campsite.

Nearest town or city: Clocolan
Directions: The farm is situated on the Clocolan Marquard road, 10 km outside Clocolan. From Bloemfontein follow the Thaba Nchu road past Ladybrand. The farm is located approx. 180 km from Bloemfontein. For the office turn off at the white Umpukane sign on left if coming from Clocolan. Do not turn off at this sign if going to the campsite or lodge. Keep going on the Clocolan Marquard road and turn left at the Willow tree (No Sign). Keep going on this road and turn right just before the half built house. From here on keep left for the campsite and keep going up the mountain for the lodge. All visits to the farm should be booked well in advance. Please contact Nico Scholtz on +27 (51) 401-2414 (office hours) or 082 381 9322 (all hours).

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Camping: Yes
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Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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Forum Discussions (1 posts)

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No Replies New Routes at Umpukhane. kartaphilos 0 Feb 07 2003, 1:44 PM