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Dewald Brand Capetonian Dewald Brand Wins 2017 Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge
By Justin Lawson on Sep 20, 2017 | No Comments

The winning submission from this year’s Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge is One Fly At A Time …

Nalle Rocklands Finnish Line Nalle Hukkataival: The Finnish Line (8c+/V16)—Rocklands Hardest Boulder
By Justin Lawson on Sep 13, 2017 | No Comments

“A gem rarer than diamonds.” That’s how BD Athlete Nalle Hukkataival describes The Finnish Line (8C+) in Rocklands.

CityROCK is Hiring!
By CityROCK on Sep 12, 2017 | No Comments

We’re busy staffing up for the opening of the BIGGEST climbing gym in the southern hemisphere and we …

Cats – A long story told slowly
By Hilton Davies on Sep 8, 2017 | 12 Comments

When I opened Cool Cat I had looked up at the iceberg wall above the Staircase Traverse a …

Thailand climbing Alex Johnson | Exploring Thailand
By Justin Lawson on Aug 30, 2017 | No Comments

Follow Alex Johnson and Kati Hetrick as they experience climbing in Thaliand…

Alex Megos Interview Alex Megos Interview
By David Naude on Aug 30, 2017 | No Comments

Known to be the first climber ever to onsight 9a – David Naude interviews Alex Megos during his …

grossglockner helicopter crash Mountain Rescue Helicopter Crash on Grossglockner
By Justin Lawson on Aug 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

A rescue helicopter attempted an extraction on the Adlersruhe below the summit of Grossglockner (3,798 meters), Austria’s highest …

Rockstock festival Rockstock for a Cause
By JP Du Plessis on Aug 14, 2017 | No Comments

Rockstock – Local and international climbers have helped raise nearly R30 000 for two Rocklands charities by eating …

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Climb & Braai at the new Ebony Towers Crag
Sep 21, 2017 | No Comments

There will be a Climb and Braai to celebrate the new routes bolted at the Ebony Towers Crag.

Gravity Bowl 2 Climbing Festival
Sep 21, 2017 | No Comments

The second Gravity Bowl is being held at Bloc 11 this Saturday the 23rd of October.

Be a Climber
Sep 14, 2017 | No Comments

What does it mean to Be a Climber?

Orchestrated Violence 8A+ at Redhill
Sep 14, 2017 | No Comments

Benj De Charmoy opens Orchestrated Violence (8A+) at Redhill.

Simple Knowing, Topside – 8B/8B+
Sep 14, 2017 | No Comments

Simple Knowing is a beautiful 8B/8B+ in Topside, Cape Town.

Redhill Bouldering
Sep 10, 2017 | 2 Comments

Redhill Classics Raccoon Vacuum 6A, Combat Wombat 6B and Angels Direct 7B+.

Climbing Wall Design Competition – WINNER!
Aug 31, 2017 | No Comments

We got 59 climbing wall submissions. Wow. Included amongst them were many customers and quite a few of our own staff members.

Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?
Aug 18, 2017 | No Comments

Coke has started to sponsor pro climbers. Should the climbing community embrace support from big drinks brands or fight back against their sugary fingers? Hazel Findlay takes a look at …

Patagonia launches in South Africa
Aug 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Gone is proud to announce the introduction of the Patagonia brand to South Africa.

Vietnamese Coffee
Aug 17, 2017 | No Comments

Vietnam produces some of the best coffee in the world and now I can buy it here in South Africa.