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Budget Speech 2017: Tax hikes for top earners, more sin taxes, but currency relief for climbing gear shoppers!
By CityROCK on Feb 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered his Budget Speech on Wednesday.

RAM Mountaineering RAM Mountain Warehouse Sale 4 March
By Justin Lawson on Feb 22, 2017 | No Comments

Ram Mountaineering are having their annual Warehouse Clearance Sale on Saturday the 4 March 2017.

My rope appears damaged, but is it a “core shot”?
By emile on Feb 10, 2017 | 6 Comments

A friend recently noted that my rope has “soft spots” near the end of the rope which by …

Western Cape Provincial Youth Bouldering Comp 4th March 2017
By Western Cape Boulder League on Feb 9, 2017 | No Comments

Registration is now open for the WCC Provincial Youth Bouldering Competition.

Andy de Klerk Interview
By Hilton Davies on Feb 8, 2017 | 20 Comments

An interview with South African climbing legend Andy de Klerk

Black Diamond Tradathon 2017 entry Black Diamond Tradathon 2017 – Magaliesberg
By Justin Lawson on Feb 8, 2017 | No Comments

This years Black Diamond Tradathon will be held in the Magaliesberg mountains.

Western Cape Boulder League 2017
By Western Cape Boulder League on Feb 7, 2017 | No Comments

Western Cape Provincial Boulder League 2017 schedule: Round 1 (NBL Qualifier): Tuesday 7 Feb Round 2 (NBL Qualifier): …

**Update 16 Feb: Joining in the American Alpine Club Exchange
By Johann Lanz on Feb 7, 2017 | No Comments

The upcoming American climbing exchange, like the British one of last year, is organised to hype the psych …

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Construction has started at the new CityROCK Cape Town
Feb 21, 2017 | 4 Comments

CityROCK Cape Town will move from their current premises in Observatory to the new facility in Paarden Island on 1 December 2017

Removable Anchor from Petzl
Feb 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

The COEUR PULSE is a 12 mm removable anchor made of stainless steel

**Update 16 Feb: Joining in the American Alpine Club Exchange
Feb 7, 2017 | No Comments

The upcoming American climbing exchange, like the British one of last year, is organised to hype the psych of our local trad scene.

Lost continent Mauritius
Feb 1, 2017 | No Comments

A small piece of a “lost continent” burried underneath the lava on Mauritius.

Stefano Ghisolfi Sends Sharma’s ‘First Round, First Minute (9b)
Feb 1, 2017 | No Comments

Stefano Ghisolfi made the fourth-known ascent of Chris Sharma’s First Round, First Minute (38/9b/5.15b) in Margalef, Spain yesterday.

Can a Drone Cut a Climbing Rope?
Jan 30, 2017 | 3 Comments

Could a drone blade cut a rope under tension and cause a climber to fall?

Adam Ondra First Ascent Of The Brutal 9b Robin Ud
Jan 23, 2017 | No Comments

An old Slovakian project from Maros Skvarka, Adam Ondra spends three days working 9b Robin Ud, the first potential 9b in the country.

Lesser Known Topside Sends Part 3
Jan 19, 2017 | No Comments

Lesser Known Topside Sends Part 3

Gravity Bowl boulder comp
Jan 19, 2017 | No Comments

It’s been just over a week since the Gravity Bowl boulder competition at Bloc11. My tardiness certainly has nothing to do with a lack of excitement only my distraction with …

Teenager falls 10m at Lakeside Pinnacle
Jan 17, 2017 | No Comments

A teenager fell 10m from the Lakeside Pinnacle in Muizenberg on Monday injuring his leg and face, Wilderness Search and Rescue said.