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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 | 3 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 | 19 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 | 3 Comments

On the 1st February 2017, the construction team moved in and started work on what is set to become the biggest Indoor Climbing Gym in the Southern Hemisphere. CityROCK Cape Town …

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.