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Protea’s competing IFSC World Youth Championship – Noumea, New Caledonia (FRA) 19 – 23 Sep
The Protea’s Youth Climbing Team are competing in Noumea, New Caledonia this weekend – the climbing is being streamed live, so you can watch it live over the weekend.
Eastern Buttress Route – How We Spent a Night on the Mountain
Search and Rescue checked in on us – it was getting cold and they advised us to try and find shelter from the wind without taking any risks.
The 2014 Boven Mountain Festival
The Boven Mountain Festival will take place from 3-5 October 2014 at Tranquilitas Adventure Farm. The event includes an adventure night run and a rock climbing competition.
Chief Scout Summits Kilimanjaro in Support of Girls in Poor Communities
The Chief of the South African Scouting Movement summited the highest peak on the African continent in a bid to raise funds for ‘Track 4 Mandela’ an initiative of the Imbumba Foundation.
The New Waterval Boven Guide
The New Waterval Boven Guide has been released and is available for download.
Clinton Martinengo sends the ‘Hustler Project’ at the Penthouse
Clinton Martinengo sent the ‘Hustler project’ at the Penthouse on his first try of the day, yesterday!
BASE Dreams 2 Trailer
BASE Dreams 2 – The awesome new base jump series with Chris “Douggs” McDougall:
Sand Land – The Climber’s Evolution
A story about finding, returning, admiration and humbleness towards everything that earth has been creating for millions of years.
Gauteng Locals goto Rocklands
17 Sep 2014: South Africa | 2 Comments
Showcasing some of the problems myself and friends did on a trip down to rocklands this year.
CityROCK Boulder competition 20 September
17 Sep 2014: South Africa | 1 Comment
CityROCK Boulder competition on the 20th of September. Come dressed up as your favourite Super hero to win best dressed, tackle the monkey swing, crate stacking and table bouldering (table manners not required) and much more
SA Ascent of North face of the Croz Spur (Grande Jorasse)
16 Sep 2014: South Africa | 8 Comments
South Africans Jeremy Colenso & Rob Powell with Brit Paul Maine have recently completed the probably first South African ascent of the Croz Spur on the Grande Jorasse.
Ueli Steck: The Future of Climbing
12 Sep 2014: South Africa | 2 Comments
Ueli Steck pushes the limits in every style of climbing. His resume has everything from 5.13 solos, speed records, and 8,000 meter peaks.
Tom Randall Talks us Through his Free Solo of Soloing Zone
Tom Randall gives a running commentary of his free solo of London Wall (E5 6a / 26)
adidas Rockstars 2014
The invitational contest for the world’s best bouldering athletes with a 20,000 EUR prize purse takes place in the modern Porsche Arena in Stuttgart.
Adam Ondra Talks about Future of Climbing Grades
Adam Ondra talks about pushing the standards of climbing grades, he has already bolted 9c projects and can do all the moves on a few them. Adam reckons that with better scientific training and the natural progression of the sport, the limits of the sport will be pushed.
Awakening | New Zealand Time Lapse
A timelapse series through the always changing landscapes of New Zealand. Shot over 4 month, travelling through amazing landscapes, sleeping under the stars, hiking on mountains and exploring remote roads.