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By Justin Lawson on May 23, 2018 | No Comments

Our goal at DreamHigher is to bring rock climbing to the vulnerable youth of Cape Town, building confidence, …

cleaning top anchors how 2018 Cleaning the top anchors
By Justin Lawson on May 22, 2018 | No Comments

Learn the safest ways to clean and lower off a top rope anchor.

Ultimate strength testing of the gear you’ve always wondered about!
By CityROCK on May 21, 2018 | No Comments

We’ll break some gear and talk about it without getting into too much detail.

Hogsback failed bolt Bad Bolt Warning for Hogsback Area
By Justin Lawson on May 18, 2018 | 4 Comments

An accident recently took place at Hogsback where a climber was injured after a bolt failed.

An example of how the quickdraw was incorrectly assembled Climbing Instructor Sentenced in Tito Traversa’s Death
By Justin Lawson on May 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

In Italy, a judge has convicted the unofficial climbing instructor (Nicola Galizia, 36), of manslaughter in the death …

Montagu Maintenance Montagu Crag Maintenance
By Tony Lourens on May 17, 2018 | No Comments

Montagu is one of the sport climbing meccas in South Africa. Recently a devastating fire swept through the …

Alex Megos alex megos perfecto mundo Alex Megos Sends Sharma Project – Perfecto Mundo
By Justin Lawson on May 15, 2018 | No Comments

On May 9, Alex Megos climbed Perfecto Mundo, becoming the first climber other than Adam Ondra to make …

Rocklands cleanup Feedback from the Rocklands 2018 clean-up
By RAD HearTheLand on May 8, 2018 | 4 Comments

A group of more than 20 volunteers managed a huge clean-up day at Rocklands.

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Messner and Habeler’s 1978 First Ascent of Everest Without Supplementary Oxygen
May 22, 2018 | No Comments

The 8th of May marked the 40th anniversary of the Italian Reinhold Messner and the Austrian Peter Habeler’s first ascent of Everest without the aid of supplementary oxygen.

Your Guide to Using Electrolytes Properly
May 22, 2018 | No Comments

Electrolytes are in your gels, chews, and drinks, but do you really need them?

Trailer: Mountain
May 15, 2018 | No Comments

A breathtaking cinematic voyage of mountains.

Woman dead in Table Mountain rockfall
May 15, 2018 | No Comments

A woman in her 40s has been killed and another man injured, when they were trapped under a rockfall on Table Mountain.

Ultra running – Ultra Man
May 14, 2018 | No Comments

Ultra running is one of those sports that takes everything.

Australian climbs Everest, sets fastest seven summit record
May 14, 2018 | No Comments

Australian Steve Plain became the fastest climber to scale the highest peaks in seven continents, taking 117 days for a feat popularly called the “Seven Summits”

Khumbu Icefall Ladder Collapse
May 14, 2018 | No Comments

Two Sherpas nearly fell into a crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall when a ladder collapsed.

Eagles at Bronkies
May 14, 2018 | No Comments

Please note that there are eagles nesting at Bronkies

Clinton Martinengo sends Chongololo 8c/34
May 8, 2018 | No Comments

Clinton Martinengo recently sent Chongololo 8c/34 in Bad Kloof, Montagu.

JJ OBrien sends Space Oddity
May 3, 2018 | No Comments

The Mayor of Coolum, JJOBrien, hauls himself up the blocky brilliance of Space Oddity.