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Alex Bester opens the Hardest trad line in the Magaliesberg
Congratulations to Alex Bester for opening his project in Mhlabatini.
The second Rumble will be held on the 26th March. This year we will once again have 6 Rumbles – that means one awesome competition to look forward to every 2 months.
The Exclusive Everything – A Private Universe
Evolution came to the party and though millions of changing, breathing critters, left three humans named Hilton, David and Matthew to establish a route called A Private Universe (22 A1).
SanParks TMNP Management Plan Revision
The National Environment Management: Protected Areas Act No. 57 of 2003 (NEM: PAA) requires that South African National Parks (SANParks) produces management plans for all national parks in consultations with stakeholders.
Matt Bush Free Solo Video
Free solo allows complete freedom of movement: climbing freely on the rock without the technical constraints of ropes and gear.
Fun and games on The Squid and the Whale at Table Mountain
Fun and Games on an ultra awesome route put up by the local Mohawk Jimbo Smith, goes at a whopper 8A+. Most fun you can have with your harness on
2015 National Bouldering Series Championships
On behalf of the SANCF, Western Cape Climbing welcomes all other provinces to the annual SANCF National Bouldering Series Championships.
Monkey Business Inc, Bouldering in Rocklands
A combination of Rocklands, beautiful places, people, rocks and climbing!
Mountain muggers caught, given 8 years prison sentence (suspended for 2 years)
25 Feb 2015: South Africa | 10 Comments
Rangers established a broad manhunt across the mountain last September after an incident occurred on Signal Hill, resulting in the arrest of both suspects, SANParks announced in a statement.
Western Cape Climbing Provincial Open Lead Climbing Competition
Western Cape Climbing welcomes all Western Cape climbers to the Provincial Lead Competitions. The main aim of these competitions is to provide our National Selectors to choose the very best competitors to represent South Africa in competing in future International/World Events.
Mountain Mugging Report from the Saturday Argus
16 Feb 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
Another cyclist has been attacked by knife-wielding robbers along a Tokai mountain trail, the third mugging in the vicinity in three weeks.
Update: Another Constantiaberg Mugging
There appears to have been another mugging above Tokai along the Constantiaberg MTB Trail, the incident occurred around 9am this morning.
Table Mountain Rangers launch manhunt after more hikers are threatened with a panga
Following a second mugging on Saturday 8 January 2015 in approximately the same vicinity of a previous mugging three weeks ago, Table Mountain National Park rangers have launched a massive manhunt for the perpetrators.
Bouldering In Swaziland? Nalle Hukkataival And Jimmy Webb’s African Adventure
12 Feb 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
South Africa is renowned the world over for its incredible sandstone bouldering and while the country’s popularity amongst climbers has increased rapidly over the last decade, its neighbour Swaziland has remained untouched by the bouldering boom.
Paul Robinson: Red Rockin
Paul Robinson: Red Rockin – After visiting Red Rocks so many times, I cannot believe that there is still so much potential for new boulders to be climbed.
World Wingsuit League – Flight Line Ep 1&2
The World Wingsuit League (WWL) was formed to meet the demand of “proximity flyers” for competitions that tested their skills not just against the mountains but against each other. It administers invitational wingsuit flying competition events worldwide.