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Kasteels Buttress

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Kasteel's Buttress 'B'

Location: A bushed up track starts off the Kasteelspoort path where it crosses Valken Ravine stream bed. (In dry weather the stream bed can be used)
Overview: The most difficult section is high up in Kasteels Gully, and here some parties prefer the 'Cups and Saucers' variation face which is around to the left of the gully.

Key Statistics
Grade:  4 **** Easy and popular scramble
Height gain:  310m: from 430m where KP path crosses Valken ravine to 740m at top of Buttress
Time: 2-3 hrs up, 2 down depending on route

Route Description: see slideshow.