Reel Rock Tour 9 Poster Reel Rock Tour 9 – Valley Uprising
REEL ROCK 9 , Valley Uprising is the ultimate climbing origins story: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity – and the laws of the land.
Mo Hopf on Lotters Desire, waterval boven Waterval Boven Photo Comp Winning Photos
Well done to everybody getting good shots through, it was not easy to pick out the 3 winners as listed down below.
wild_at_heart_90 Wild at Heart
Wild at Heart: It’s proper-tough at solid 25 and the gear is thin and hard to place. But it’s the fourth pitch, the soaring arête pitch that is the raison d’etre, the jewel in the crown, the main event.
Lara Croft CityROCK Boulder Comp Report
Entries opened on the 20th August and within a few days we could see we were heading for a bumper competition. A total of 117 competitors registered for the competition – our highest yet in 12 years!
Switch Bitch at the Cauldron, Montagu Clifford Hakimi Sends Switch Bitch (31/8a+)
Clifford Hakimi made an ascent of the short and powerful route ‘Switch Bitch’ (31/8a+) at the Cauldron in Donker Kloof, Montagu.
Steve Bradshaw, Rocklands Rocklands Rock Stars
“Show a painter a rock and he will see a painting; a soldier will see something to pass over; the climber will see a beautiful line. It’s like, what’s possible, what’s not possible. I like climbing for all these complex and absurd aspects.”
wits_bouldering_league_ Wits University Mountain Club Bouldering League
Wits University Mountain Club are hosting a Bouldering League. The next comp is on the 30th of September, followed by another on the 7th of October.

latest news

The Naked Edge Speed Record
30 Sep 2014: South Africa
On September 24th, Scott Bennett and Brad Gobright retook their speed record on The Naked Edge (5.11) in Eldorado Canyon, CO.
Weighbridge Bouldering FA’s
30 Sep 2014: South Africa
Lisa Chulich and Kasia Pietras send two first ascent problems at Weighbridge (aka Molenaars Rivier), next to Du Toit’s Kloof.
One Love Tonsai
30 Sep 2014: South Africa
whether you’ve been to Tonsai or not, you’ll enjoy this video
BIG Dyno in Rocklands
23 Sep 2014: South Africa | 1 Comment
Big Dyno in Rocklands!
Petzl RocTrip 2014 – Ep1 Roumania
23 Sep 2014: South Africa
“Roctripers” gather around the main square of the historic thermal town of Baile Herculane in south Romania, for the opening of this years Petzl Roctrip.
Study: Runners Run Better Companies
23 Sep 2014: South Africa
A German study found that CEOs who run marathons are more likely to run companies with higher firm values.
68 Year old Lee Sheftel Climbs Grade 30 at 68
23 Sep 2014: South Africa | 3 Comments
At 68 years old, Lee Sheftel continues to climb hard, having just sent Eulogy (5.13b) in Rifle, Colorado. Sheftel says he climbed the route on his 18th attempt spread over two months, but insists that the route was “not his style.”
Beards Better At Altitude Say Scientists
23 Sep 2014: South Africa | 2 Comments
For years mountaineers have been ridiculed for their beardy weirdy image, but now it seems that facial hair may actually enhance performance at high altitudes.
Huge Rescue Operation to Save Trapped Man
22 Sep 2014: South Africa | 2 Comments
It took over two days for more than 100 people from different organisations to save a North West man who had fallen from a mountain and become wedged on a cliff between two large rocks.
Rocklands – ‘In The Middle Of The Ass’ 8A
22 Sep 2014: South Africa
Angy Eiter reflashing “In the middle of the ass 8A” in Rocklands. A short excerpt from the film “South Africa – Moving Pictures”. Much of the footage was created using Multicopters.