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Let Go – BASE Swing and Space Line
Great video of a few guys and girls having fun on the Sentinal at Hout Bay!! The video features a BASE Swing and Space Line.
Nepal avalanche – Death Toll up to 29
Nepal army rescuers in helicopters spotted eight more bodies of trekkers along a mountain trail that was buried in avalanches and blizzards, raising the death toll to 29, while five more climbers were missing on another mountain, officials said Thursday.
8 days in Yosemite
Yosemite is truly one of those places where Mother Nature has outdone herself, and from the view of a climber there is no other place like it on earth. Driving out of the valley I had just one thought in my mind, “I will be back”…
The 2014 National Lead Climbing Competition
For the first time in many, many years, the Western Cape became host to the biggest indoor climbing competition in South Africa: the 2014 National Lead Climbing Competition.
Banff Mountain Film Festival South Africa
The Banff Mountain Film Festival South Africa brings the best of adventure and outdoor lifestyle documentaries to local shores. South Africa is one of 35 countries and 390 communities globally participating in the World Tour.
Yellowwood – Lekker Time 16+++
So we decided to climb Lekker Time last week. It’s a 220m climb in Yellowwood. It ended up taking a lot longer than we thought due to wet rock and schlauky conditions.
2015 Cape Epic Route
Local and international mountain biking enthusiasts wil take on the demanding eight day mountain bike race of 739km with 16 000m of climbing from the University of Cape Town to Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville.
Jimmy Webb Euro Trip part III
Jimmy Webb on his 3rd and final Euro Trip edit. It includes some of the tougher problems I was able to complete in Switzerland.. as well as some rad problems from Fontainebleau, France with Arjan De Kock.
Pete Whittaker Flashes Freerider
British climber Pete Whittaker has claimed the first one-push flash of a free-route on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. Whittaker climbed the 32-pitch Freerider (5.12d / 24+) over three days, sending every pitch first try.
2014 Portland Boulder Rally
Four years in the making. New 19,000 square foot gym + 410 competitors + 142 boulder problems + 21 pro athletes + $10,000 cash purse + 6,000 square foot outdoor festival.
Alex Honnold Free Solo of Heaven (Climber’s Cut)
21 Oct 2014: South Africa | 1 Comment
Check out this new video of Honnold repeating his solo of Heaven for the lens of Jimmy Chin.
Aerial Cape Town, South Africa
A short aerial film showing the beauty of Cape Town and its surrounding area, including Lion’s Head, Table Mountain, Cape Point, Hout Bay, Simon’s Town, and Seal Island.
Wilder Kaiser Extreme MTB
Extreme MTB – Johannes Pistrol rides the Steinerne Rinne from Goinger Halt, July 2014.
Campus board is extremely beneficial, but can be dangerous if not tailored for your ability level.
Rocklands – John Denver – Episode 2
Josh McKinnon showing us how to keep our cool when bouldering gets hard in Rocklands.
Who is The Fastest Wingsuit Base Jumper? | Countdown To WWL
17 Oct 2014: South Africa | 4 Comments
Countdown to WWL introduces the awesome characters of China Grand Prix 2014.