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David Naude Bouldering Echo Valley Buoyancy Of Citrus 8A – Echo Valley
By Justin Lawson on May 29, 2017 | No Comments

David Naude sends Buoyancy Of Citrus (8A) at Echo Valley.

Adventure Film Challenge Cape Union Mart opens entries for the 2017 Adventure Film Challenge
By Justin Lawson on May 26, 2017 | No Comments

Four years ago Cape Union Mart introduced the Adventure Film Challenge to encourage local adventurers, sports persons and …

Climb for K9 logo SANParks Honorary Rangers KwaZulu Natal Region supports the Climb for K9
By Justin Lawson on May 25, 2017 | 3 Comments

Three seasoned hikers will attempt the 230 km Drakensberg Grand Traverse in support of the SANParks K9 Units.

Mount Poi, Kenya Mount Poi – Of Choss and Lions
By Justin Lawson on May 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Two of America’s boldest rock climbers and self-proclaimed fashionistas, Alex Honnold & Cedar Wright, travel to Kenya’s Mt. …

American Alpine Club exchange South Africa 2017 The AAC/MCSA Trad Climbing Exchange 14 to 27 March 2017
By Snort on May 23, 2017 | No Comments

Two South African trad climbing exchange meets have taken place with the UK to date. The first exchange …

tonquani kloof Tonquani – Into the Kloof
By Ruan Kotze on May 18, 2017 | 7 Comments

Into the Kloof With soaring cliffs, cascading waterfalls, crystal clear pools and majestic old trees through which the …

Rocklands Highline Meet 2017 Rocklands Highline Meet 2017 – Up there, out there
By Charmaine Kritzinger on May 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Packing gear began three weeks prior to the Rocklands highline meeting, with rigging a good day and half …

ueli steck annapurna solo Ueli Steck, Dies Near Everest at 40
By Justin Lawson on May 1, 2017 | 3 Comments

Yesterday, Ueli Steck, the Swiss climber commonly regarded as one of the most formidable alpinists to ever live, …

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Everest climbers worried about oxygen bottle theft
May 26, 2017 | No Comments

Foreign climbers and Sherpas on Mount Everest are concerned about the increasing theft of oxygen bottles from high camps.

Everest bid abandoned by Johannesburg’s Saray Khumalo
May 26, 2017 | No Comments

It was third time unlikely for Saray Khumalo‚ who had hoped to plant the South African flag on Mount Everest to become the first black African woman to summit the …

Mystery surrounds ‘discovery of four bodies’ in tent on Mount Everest
May 26, 2017 | No Comments

Nepalese officials cast doubt on Thursday on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest, saying no climbers have been reported missing.

Man falls off cliff while taking dangerous pictures and survives
May 24, 2017 | No Comments

A Chinese man does some dangerous poses on a rock and falls off the cliff but survives with a few bumps and scrapes. Could have ended much much worse.

Ueli Steck Tribute screening
May 24, 2017 | 12 Comments

In memory of this influential climber, CityROCK Cape Town will be screening a tribute to Ueli Steck on Friday 26 May from 6-8pm. A collection of videos from throughout his …

Rocklands by Marcel Dippon 2017
May 23, 2017 | No Comments

A short video of my trip to the Rocklands in April 2017. Enjoy!

Mount Everest, no permit =’s Big Fine
May 18, 2017 | 3 Comments

A South African who attempted to climb Mount Everest without permission has been arrested in Nepal, where he faces a $22,000 fine — double the cost of the permit he …

South African Highline Meeting 2017
Apr 4, 2017 | No Comments

The 4th edition of the South African Highline Meeting will be hosted at De Pakhuys in Rocklands over the Easter weekend, 14-17 April 2017.

Table Mountain National Park implements sport climbing and bouldering moratorium
Apr 1, 2017 | 35 Comments

Table Mountain National Park (TMNP), SANParks hereby announces a temporary ban on sport climbing and bouldering in the entire Park.

National Bouldering Series Championships
Mar 29, 2017 | No Comments

CityROCK Cape Town will be hosting the National Bouldering Series Championships this weekend.