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Jeb Corliss the Crash and the Recovery
Jeb Corliss, suffered a life threatening crash while proximity flying during a routine BASE jump on Table Mountain. This is the story of his long road to recovery.
Cederberg Cleanup – Litter in Pristine Places
It may feel unfair to have to clean-up after them, but consider it as an act of service to nature.
MCSA – BMC Trad Exchange: UK Leg (29th April – 10th May)
After the Brits survived the SA leg of the exchange in Feb-March, they organised a tour-de-force of awesome and famous routes in The Peak District, north Wales and Pembroke.
Hermann Rabe, Niel Mostert and Kathi Wohl bouldering in Albarracin, Spain Dec 2015
Bouldering Snippets from Albarracin, Spain December 2015.
Montagu Rock Rally Report 2016
Just short of 100 climbers took part in this year’s event. Well done to everyone who pulled in from far and wide.
** No. 2. Update: Ampitheatre Closure on Hold – Drakensberg Safety – recent attack
From the 20th of May 2016, the Amphitheatre region will be closed to all persons.
Haywire – First Ascent of the Great Cross Pillar, Baffin Island
Cheyne Lempe provides a gripping story of risk, success, and failure, featuring incredible visuals that capture the raw beauty and power of this rarely-seen Baffin Island alpine wilderness.
Project360 Conquers Mount Everest
Four Sherpa’s documented the whole South route to the summit of Mount Everest with a 360° camera rig.
SA Born Women dies on Everest
23 May 2016: South Africa | 2 Comments
A 34-year-old Australian woman, who was born in South Africa, has died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest
Muggers apprehended after Sandy Bay Mugging
19 May 2016: South Africa | 1 Comment
On the afternoon of the 17th of May 3 hikers were mugged at knife point in the Sandy Bay area.
New Study Shows Rock Climbers Spend $3.6 Million a Year in Red River Gorge
The study indicates climbers are a substantial economic force in the Red River Gorge, contributing $3.6 million annually.
Alex Lowe and David Bridges’ bodies found after 16 years
The bodies of two American climbers have been found in a glacier in the Himalayas, 16 years after they were killed by a huge avalanche.
Heuningnes Kloof: First descent film
A short film documenting our first descent down the Heuningnes kloof close to Villiersdorp.
Trail Blaze MTB in the Helderberg
A few of the boys got together and filmed something different and fun!
Mariah Carey demands Table Mountain changes colour
26 Apr 2016: South Africa | 3 Comments
Mariah, who arrived in the Mother City on Monday afternoon, is reportedly demanding that Table Mountain changes colour.
A timelapse movie of South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountain range. Backing song, ‘uKuthula’, by the Cape Town Youth Choir.
Possible cracks on ASAP LOCK
During routine equipment inspections one customer detected cracks on the stainless steel arms on three ASAP LOCK.