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A new route in Du Toit’s Kloof – Righteous Condemnation
We couldn’t believe that we were stuck in a traffic jam in Cape Town while we were headed out to Du Toit’s Kloof on a climbing mission.
PR & Marketing volunteer sought by MCSA
Are you a PR and marketing-savvy Cape Town-based MCSA member looking for a way to give back to your club?
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.
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.
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.
Mountain Rescue Episode 1 & 2
With the help of AMS (Air Mercy Services), Metro rescue, Cape Town Mountain Rescue, ER24, Netcare 911, Fire brigade and a number of fellow hikers, the rescue was a true team effort.
Cape Town Fire update
SanParks spokesperson Merle Collins says the fire is still burning fiercely but there teams on the ground and in the air for the rescue operations.
Cape Town Fire spreads to Chapmans Peak Toll Gate
A fire that broke out in Muizenberg was heading to the Chapman’s Peak toll gate on Monday, Cape Town Disaster Risk Management said.
Cape Mountain Fire, Muizenberg Time-lapse
Time-Lapse of the Cape Mountain Fire above Muizenberg – approximately 2 hours long.
Cape fire – Muizenberg, Hout Bay and Noordhoek
Cape Fire: Around 100 firefighters are still on the scene of multiple blazes in Muizenberg which have now moved to Hout Bay and Noordhoek.
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.