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Cathederal peak drakensberg Column Ascent – Ben Louw and Jason van Straten
By Justin Lawson on Aug 15, 2018 | 2 Comments

On 11 July, Ben Louw (18) and Jason Van Straaten (17) summited The Column in the Drakensberg together, …

Free Solo Movie Free Solo – Trailer – Alex Honnold
By Justin Lawson on Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold.

Local is Lekker
By CityROCK on Aug 7, 2018 | No Comments

Enter our Local is Lekker short film competition and you could see yourself R5000 richer!

Faye Brouard Climb Like a Girl
By Justin Lawson on Aug 7, 2018 | No Comments

Climb ‘like a girl’ would like to create a community of women climbers within South Africa.

Something Fierce She is Something Fierce
By Justin Lawson on Jul 31, 2018 | No Comments

She is Something Fierce is a short film that celebrates the strength, tenacity and boldness of female climber …

Alex Bester Black Diamond Tradathon 2018
By Deidre Pieters on Jul 26, 2018 | 9 Comments

September 2018 sees the 6th Annual Black Diamond Tradathon – hosted this year at Waterval Boven !

maori bay bos 400 trail Hike #24: Maori Bay and the Bos 400
By Alison Westwood on Jul 25, 2018 | No Comments

Opting to stay away from Orange kloof and weather, we remembered Maori Bay and the Bos 400 trail.

Nikwax Win With Nikwax – Winner Announced
By Justin Lawson on Jul 25, 2018 | No Comments

Nikwax – stand a chance of winning an awesome Black Diamond Fineline Strech Rain Shell.

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Hotel’s unhappy about bungee
Aug 15, 2018 | No Comments

Last week the City of Cape Town approved a 50m bungee jumping tower at the V&A Waterfront despite objections from the nearby hotels.

To Be the Best Rock Climber Is to Earn As Much As an Orthodontist
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

Alex Honnold, arguably the world’s greatest climber, tells his story, from dropping out of the engineering program at Cal to finally moving out of his van.

Mooiste Meisie – 8b/V13
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

A short edit of South African climber David Naude climbing Mooiste Meisie – 8b in Rocklands, South Africa.

Home Away from Home: a Rocklands Bouldering Edit
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

Bouldering in one of the most beautiful and highly concentrated areas in the world, Rocklands.

Alexander Gukov rescued on Latok I
Jul 31, 2018 | No Comments

Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped for over 6 days on Latok I, has been rescued by the Pakistani military helicopters.

The Climbing Topos of the Future? 3D Climbing Maps with Climb Assist
Jul 31, 2018 | No Comments

Climber Brian Uyeno is taking climbing topos to the next level with his project, Climb Assist.

Comfort Zone
Jul 31, 2018 | No Comments

Before Alex Honnold’s “Nose” speed record, and before Jonathan Siegrist sent “Jumbo Love,” the pair teamed up this spring for some training time — each working projects outside of their …

Adam Ondra and the Road to the First-Ever 9a+ Flash
Jul 30, 2018 | No Comments

With an onsight or a flash, one slip of the foot or botched sequence and it’s over. You have to climb with confidence.

Rockstock 2018: more than just a party
Jul 25, 2018 | No Comments

Rockstock – The annual open-air party at De Pakhuys campsite kicks off at 5pm on Saturday, July 28.

Woman injured after falling on Table Mountain hiking route
Jul 15, 2018 | No Comments

A young woman has been admitted to hospital with a suspected head injury after falling on a hiking trail on Table Mountain in Cape Town late on Saturday afternoon, paramedics …