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Free Solo Filming What if He Falls? The Terrifying Reality Behind Filming “Free Solo” | Op-Docs
By Justin Lawson on Nov 15, 2018 | No Comments

Filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin take us inside the process of documenting Honnold’s quest for climbing glory

Film Fest & Local is Lekker winners
By CityROCK on Nov 12, 2018 | 4 Comments

The CityROCK Climbing Film Festival was a huge success. We had 14 shows, 11 of them sold out, …

From Dream to Real
By Joshua Butcher on Nov 8, 2018 | 7 Comments

I looked down to see my ropes in space some 2-3m from the Dream ledge.

The Dawn Wall This Weekend – CityROCK Climbing Film Festival
By Justin Lawson on Nov 8, 2018 | No Comments

If you don’t have your tickets for the CityROCK Climbing Film Festival, we suggest you buy them NOW!!

2018 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2018
By Justin Lawson on Nov 2, 2018 | No Comments

the 2018 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Presented by Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch Gardens on Wednesday …

Peers Cave Peers Cave Safe Hike and Safe Climb Event
By Justin Lawson on Nov 2, 2018 | No Comments

SAFESOUTHHIKES has the priivilege of teaming up with Climbing leaders from the MCSA (Mountain Club of SA), who …

Alex Honnold TED Talk Alex Honnold Ted Talk – How I Free Climbed a 3000 Foot Vertical Cliff Without Ropes
By Justin Lawson on Nov 2, 2018 | No Comments

Alex Honnold tells the story of how he summited Yosemite’s El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous …

Climbing helmet save Why you should wear a helmet (whilst sport climbing)
By Gustav Van Rensburg on Oct 22, 2018 | 6 Comments

This one goes out to everyone that’s tired of us preaching about the value of wearing a helmet.

Latest News

Lions Head to close for Trail Maintenance
Nov 16, 2018 | No Comments

SANParks wishes to inform all Table Mountain National Parks visitors of the pending trail maintenance on Lions Head from 7 January 2019 to 15 February 2019.

Dichotomy – A Climber’s Journey
Nov 15, 2018 | No Comments

Dichotomy is a short film about finding the balance between training and the love for the outdoors. Climber Rachelle de Charmoy takes us on her journey through this balancing act.

New Destinations: Bouldering in the Cederberg Mountains
Nov 15, 2018 | No Comments

A group of young South African climbers exploring a new area in the Southern Cederberg mountains.

Action Directe 9a – Stefano Carnati
Nov 13, 2018 | No Comments

20 year old Italian climber Stefano Carnati sends the classic 9a ‘Action Directe’ in Frankenjura. The route was first climbed by Wolfgang Gullich in 1991.

Ballie League at Bloc11
Nov 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

A new bouldering league featuring a handicap point system which ensures that Ballies (people who are comprised by age and family commitments) have a head-start:

El Capitan Kirk – Official Trailer
Nov 2, 2018 | No Comments

Captain Kirk’s latest mission: to ascend free solo — without safety ropes — up the 3,000-foot cliff of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park.

JAM: The Journey
Oct 30, 2018 | 1 Comment

JAM infuses a story of obsession and meticulous plot confusion into a rarely told saga of overcoming success and obstacles.

Casting: Female climber for film shoot
Oct 25, 2018 | No Comments

I am looking for a female climber for a film shoot. Requirements: – Must be person of colour (i.e. Black, Coloured, other – not Caucasian) – Age between 25 & …

Banff Film Festival Starts on Friday
Oct 23, 2018 | No Comments

Be sure to book your seats for the eagerly anticipated annual Banff International Mountain Film Festival, taking place between 26 October to 4 November.

More than 250 people worldwide have died taking selfies, study finds
Oct 4, 2018 | No Comments

More than 250 people worldwide have died while taking selfies in the last six years, according to a new study.