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SANParks Crime Sign SANParks plan to make Cape Town hiking trails safer
By Justin Lawson on Jan 16, 2018 | 5 Comments

SANParks is planning to deploy core people to try and make the mountain safe again for hiking

Mount Kenya Festival 2018 Mount Kenya Festival 2018
By Justin Lawson on Jan 15, 2018 | No Comments

The Mount Kenya Festival runs from the 1st to the 10th of March 2018 in Nanyuki.

Ian Slatem Ian Slatem – Arrow Final Accident Report
By Jeff Ayliffe on Jan 11, 2018 | 1 Comment

After ongoing speculation (in many cases incorrect) regarding the recent accident on Arrow final, resulting in the deaths …

oudtshoorn climbing Sending Fever at Oudtshoorn 10 – 18 December 2017
By Mathew Stubbs on Jan 11, 2018 | 3 Comments

Helped by an unusually cold spell, the squad embarked on an 8 day onslaught of the beautiful Dolomite …

Climbing Podium From Sitting in a Wheelchair to Standing on the Podium
By David Naude on Dec 20, 2017 | No Comments

Exactly six weeks ago, my life was turned upside down as I felt the one strand of rope …

Helicopter mountain rescue Human Hero’s
By Tristan Firman on Dec 20, 2017 | 3 Comments

There is an almost ubiquitous air of steely coolness coupled with a weird mix of awe and envy …

Melville Rand Rock Crazy Crag Day
By Greg Dobbins on Dec 20, 2017 | No Comments

Sunday 10 December 2017 looked like it was going to be an awesome day to climb 8 crags …

drills rebolting Re-bolting The Boneyard
By Justin Lawson on Dec 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Boneyard is the latest crag in SA to receive re-bolting attention.

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Table Mountain Crime Discussion on Cape Talk Radio
Jan 16, 2018 | No Comments

Kieno, speaks to Merle Collins Western Cape Spokesperson at SAN Parks and Andre Van Schalkwyk Committee Member at Table Mountain Safety Action Group…

Silvermine Main and Blaze of Glory Now Open
Jan 12, 2018 | No Comments

Please note that the Silvermine Main and Blaze of Glory Crags are officially open!

Turkey Rock climbing 2017
Jan 7, 2018 | No Comments

We spent 3 wonderful weeks in Turkey.

Ian Slatem Memorial Service
Jan 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

The Memorial Service for Ian Slatem is being held at the MCSA clubhouse on the 10th of January at 2pm.

CityROCK Paarden Eiland Grand Opening
Jan 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

For CityROCK, 2018 sees the end of an era in Observatory and the beginning of an exciting new one in Paarden Eiland. CityROCK Observatory has been going for more than …

Silvermine Main and Blaze Remain Closed
Dec 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Please note that the Silvermine Main and Blaze of Glory Crags remain closed.

Bouldering – Huge chunk of rock breaks off and lands on climbers leg
Nov 28, 2017 | 4 Comments

Section of rock breaks off whilst bouldering.

Adam Ondra FA of ‘One Slap’ 9b, Arco
Nov 16, 2017 | No Comments

Adam Ondra on the first ascent of Adam Ondra FA of ‘One Slap’ 9b in Arco.

ORBAYU a climbing Odyssey with Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat
Oct 19, 2017 | No Comments

In Spain, in the Naranjo de Bulnes sector of the Picos de Europa National Park hide the Multi Pitch route ‘Orbayu’…

Adam Ondra Makes FA of Vrtule (V15/16) – Holštejn, Czech Republic
Oct 18, 2017 | No Comments

Watch Adam Ondra make the first ascent of the Vrtule, the second-hardest boulder problem he has ever established.