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patagonia Patagonia launches in South Africa
By Justin Lawson on Aug 17, 2017 | No Comments

Gone is proud to announce the introduction of the Patagonia brand to South Africa.

vietnamese coffee Vietnamese Coffee
By Justin Lawson on Aug 17, 2017 | No Comments

Vietnam produces some of the best coffee in the world and now I can buy it here in …

Rockstock festival Rockstock for a Cause
By JP Du Plessis on Aug 14, 2017 | No Comments

Rockstock – Local and international climbers have helped raise nearly R30 000 for two Rocklands charities by eating …

Rocklands Bouldering DREAMLAND – The World’s Best Bouldering in Rocklands, South Africa
By Justin Lawson on Aug 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

Jorg Verhoeven, Katha Saurwein, and Jon Glassberg live the bouldering dream in Rocklands, South Africa.

Climbing Wall Design Competition – R10 000 prize!
By CityROCK on Aug 8, 2017 | 10 Comments

Our new Paarden Eiland gym construction is coming along very nicely. All the climbing structures are built, most …

Rocklands Bouldering Rocklands – Bouldering on Orange Sandstone | South Africa 2017
By Justin Lawson on Aug 8, 2017 | No Comments

This video features some of the best boulder problems in Rocklands (grades between 6C and 8A).

Carabiner load testing How the shape of a carabiner influences its breaking load
By Justin Lawson on Aug 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

Slacktivity has conducted breaking load tests with pear-shaped and oval-shaped steel-carabiners…

Zodiac girls BD Athletes Babsi and Jacopo Send Zodiac (31/32) on El Capitan
By Justin Lawson on Aug 4, 2017 | No Comments

This past November, BD Athletes Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher went to battle on one of El Capitan …

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Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?
Aug 18, 2017 | No Comments

Coke has started to sponsor pro climbers. Should the climbing community embrace support from big drinks brands or fight back against their sugary fingers? Hazel Findlay takes a look at …

Daniel Woods VS Jimmy Webb – Climbing Comparison | The Nest V15
Aug 17, 2017 | No Comments

Another awesome rock climbing comparison of Daniel Woods and Jimmy Webb on V15 boulder “The Nest”.

Rockstock 2017
Aug 4, 2017 | No Comments

The 2017 Rockstock Talent and Air Guitar Competition.

Surfing The Dock
Aug 2, 2017 | No Comments

The Dock. Perhaps the Sport Climbing equivalent to surfing? 🙂

The Dolomites
Jul 31, 2017 | No Comments

Video of the Italian Dolomites.

Sandscapes: Rocklands
Jul 20, 2017 | No Comments

Here’s a ton of footage of Keenan Takahashi and Liam Vance smashing through some classic Rocklands boulders.

Charles Albert Sends Monkey Wedding 8C Barefoot at Rocklands
Jul 20, 2017 | No Comments

French climber Charles Albert sent Fred Nicole’s Monkey Wedding (8C/V15) barefoot at Rocklands.

Chris Sharma finds another arch Deep Water Soloing Teaser
Jul 19, 2017 | No Comments

In June, Chris Sharma made the first ascent of a new deep water solo on Pont d’Arc in Ardèche, France.

Lakeside Pinnacle Day Out
Jul 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

Fabulous Rock Climbing Outing with friends at Lakeside Pinnacle.

GRIGRI 2 Review – Assisted braking belay device
Jul 6, 2017 | 12 Comments

The new Grigri 2 is lighter, safer, smaller and works like the old one (just like an old friend but now with benefits)