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Alistair Stubbs hard sends and impressive onsighting
14 year old Alistair Stubbs has been a busy boy with some hard sends and impressive onsighting.
Escape Town – Topside Bouldering
Some throwback footage from 2014 of Steve Bradshaw bouldering around Topside, Cape Town.
Mountain Rescue Central Drakensberg
A joint operation involving a mountain rescue team from the MCSA KZN Section, SAAF, KZN Wildlife and the Provincial Health Department took place today in the Monk’s Cowl area of the Drakensberg.
Calitz scores lucky legs eleven at K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge
K-Way athlete AJ Calitz is again the champion of the annual K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge after he summited Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge 11 times between sunrise and sunset on Saturday.
The 2016 National Boulder Series Championships
Each province was allowed up to 5 competitors per each of the 12 categories. The format of the event included semi-final rounds on the Saturday 16th April 2016 and the final rounds on Sunday 17th April 2016.
Drakensberg Safety – recent attack
On the 24th of April at +- 1am, a group of three South African hikers who were camping on a path junction in the valley leading up to Fangs Pass, were attacked by three Basutho males with dogs.
Cape Union Mart team, head-to-toe in K-Way gear on Kilimanjaro
The path of bringing a new product to market is rife with obstacles.
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.
Descending De Waal Drive
19 Apr 2016: South Africa | 6 Comments
A bunch of local downhill skateboarders descending into the Cape Town City Bowl via one of its most renowned roads, De Waal Drive.
Jimbo Smith – Lesser Known Topside Sends
13 Apr 2016: South Africa | 1 Comment
Jimbo Smith on some of the Lesser Known Topside Sends.
How Hiking in Nature Changes the Brain
A Hiking in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health.