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Climbing Cape Town Africa Amphitheatre – An Historic Big Wall on Table Mountain
By Hilton Davies on Sep 19, 2018 | 3 Comments

Africa Amphitheatre is that big wall on Table Mountain overlooking the city centre of Cape Town, a few …

Tradathon Boven Black Diamond Boven Tradathon 2018
By Justin Lawson on Sep 18, 2018 | No Comments

Join Black Diamond for a Festival of trad & sport climbing

KingsKloof – Climb When Ready!
By Ultrarunner on Sep 13, 2018 | No Comments

Preview of the NW Crag called the River Face / Crag. This is located at KingsKloof in the …

Montagu climbing The Italian Job 8c/8c+ at Waterworld, Montagu
By Justin Lawson on Sep 3, 2018 | 2 Comments

A recent first ascent by Clinton Martinengo at Waterworld Crag, Montagu, South Africa

Mountain Mugger Table Mountain’s easy targets: On the trail with a Hout Bay mugger
By Justin Lawson on Aug 21, 2018 | 6 Comments

By his reckoning, mugged more than forty hikers and mountain cyclists in the last eight years.

By CityROCK on Aug 17, 2018 | No Comments

CityROCK Johannesburg turns 3 on the 13th October 2018 and to celebrate we will be hosting SA’ first …

slanghoek ampitheatre climbing A World Above – A Private Universe at Slanghoek Amphitheater
By Justin Lawson on Aug 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

On June 15th and 16th Ines Papert, Joseph Pfnür, Luka Lindič and Paul McSorley, established Ruby Supernova on …

Cathederal peak drakensberg Column Ascent – Ben Louw and Jason van Straten
By Justin Lawson on Aug 15, 2018 | 7 Comments

On 11 July, Ben Louw (18) and Jason Van Straaten (17) summited The Column in the Drakensberg together, …

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South African National Parks Week 10-15 September
Sep 4, 2018 | No Comments

South African National Parks (SANParks) will be hosting its 13th annual SA National Parks Week from 10 to 14 September 2018.

Hotel’s unhappy about bungee
Aug 15, 2018 | No Comments

Last week the City of Cape Town approved a 50m bungee jumping tower at the V&A Waterfront despite objections from the nearby hotels.

To Be the Best Rock Climber Is to Earn As Much As an Orthodontist
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

Alex Honnold, arguably the world’s greatest climber, tells his story, from dropping out of the engineering program at Cal to finally moving out of his van.

Mooiste Meisie – 8b/V13
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

A short edit of South African climber David Naude climbing Mooiste Meisie – 8b in Rocklands, South Africa.

Home Away from Home: a Rocklands Bouldering Edit
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

Bouldering in one of the most beautiful and highly concentrated areas in the world, Rocklands.

Local is Lekker
Aug 7, 2018 | No Comments

Enter our Local is Lekker short film competition and you could see yourself R5000 richer!

Climb Like a Girl
Aug 7, 2018 | No Comments

Climb ‘like a girl’ would like to create a community of women climbers within South Africa.

Alexander Gukov rescued on Latok I
Jul 31, 2018 | No Comments

Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped for over 6 days on Latok I, has been rescued by the Pakistani military helicopters.

The Climbing Topos of the Future? 3D Climbing Maps with Climb Assist
Jul 31, 2018 | No Comments

Climber Brian Uyeno is taking climbing topos to the next level with his project, Climb Assist.

She is Something Fierce
Jul 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

She is Something Fierce is a short film that celebrates the strength, tenacity and boldness of female climber Zoe Duby.