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Saturday, 14 April 2018

Montagu Rock Rally 2018

Montagu Events - Montagu Rock Rally 2018
Rock Climb, Party, Eat, Be Outdoors !

The yearly gathering of rock climbers is once again going to ROCK the usually tranquil town of Montagu!

Whether you're the seasoned climber with hands of leather, the top gun, or the beginner who doesn't know which way to put on a harness, the Montagu Rock Rally weekend is about climbing! The rally supports the climbing community with proceeds going to the Anchor Replacement Fund and sponsoring climbers who wouldn't otherwise get the oppurtunity to share the experiance of Montagu.

As always there will be great prizes - eg for the best dressed team. So come along, bring your family, your friends for a fun day of climbing followed by a prize giving, banquet dinner and party.

Planning Information
Climbers will all arrive in Montagu on Friday afternoon (13th of April) or early Saturday morning (14th of April). The Rock Rally competition officially starts 8.30am on Saturday and goes till about 7pm or just after dark.

Monster Munch will have their food truck at De Bos on Saturday morning from 6am. They will have breakfast rolls & toasties for sale.

The Prizegiving & After Party will start around 7.30pm with a cash bar opening up and banquet dinner being served by local Montagu food legends later in the evening. The evening hosts a prize giving with tons of give away prizes and music taking us into the night.

What to Bring?
- Climbing gear!! We won't have for you to rent.
– Helmets are advised and encouraged
- Pen or pencil for filling your score card
– 60m rope is advisable
– Permits for Bosch Kloof if you intend climbing there.
– Fancy Dress (if you want to enter the fancy dress competition)
– Hat
– Suncreen
– Camera
– Warm Clothing

What if I don’t have or I’ve forgotten something?
You can get everything in Montagu. The SPAR is open till 8pm everyday. The Spar Tops bottle store is open Mon-Fri till 8pm and Saturday till 5pm. The Montagu Climbing gear shop will be open from Friday till Sunday and you can also rent gear.

Where to stay?
De Bos is offering camping for Rock Rally registrants at a discounted rate of R80pp (normally R90). De Bos also has a backpackers barn, rooms and bungalows. For those who do not wish to camp, there are many accommodation options within walking distance to De Bos.

Other great places to check out are:

http://rosecottagemontagu.co.za/
http://rainbowglen.co.za/
http://kogmanandkeisie.co.za/

Can I bring my kids and friends/family who don’t climb?
Yes! Climbing is a great spectators sport. There are also many fun activities to do in and around Montagu whilst the climbers climb.

We will be offering all-day babysitting services at De Bos at R30 per child per hour. There will be safe & fun activities for the kids to do (e.g. Pony Rides & Arts/Crafts & even a climbing wall). So this leaves no excuses.

What does it Cost?
Montagu Rock Rally Entrance Fee = R 100 (first 90 entrants get a free T-shirt)

Optional Extras:
Camping @ De Bos = R80 pppn ( http://debos.co.za/ )
Saturday Night Banquet Dinner = R120

Please register before the 6th of April so that we can print the T-shirts and cater for you at the after-party banquet.

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