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tonquani kloof Tonquani – Into the Kloof
By Justin Lawson on May 18, 2017 | 5 Comments

Into the Kloof With soaring cliffs, cascading waterfalls, crystal clear pools and majestic old trees through which the …

Rocklands Highline Meet 2017 Rocklands Highline Meet 2017 – Up there, out there
By Charmaine Kritzinger on May 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Packing gear began three weeks prior to the Rocklands highline meeting, with rigging a good day and half …

Ueli Steck Ueli Steck Tribute screening
By illona Pelser on May 15, 2017 | No Comments

In memory of this influential climber, CityROCK Cape Town will be screening a tribute to Ueli Steck on …

ueli steck annapurna solo Ueli Steck, Dies Near Everest at 40
By Justin Lawson on May 1, 2017 | 3 Comments

Yesterday, Ueli Steck, the Swiss climber commonly regarded as one of the most formidable alpinists to ever live, …

Raising the CityROCK roof!
By CityROCK on Apr 24, 2017 | 4 Comments

We’ve raised the roof of our giant new CityROCK Paarden Eiland gym! Check out how we went from …

Status of Bouldering EMP Table Mountain National Park
By Zoe Duby on Apr 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

In order to get some clarity on the Bouldering EMP for Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town…

Paige Claassen Paige Claassen Interview: Thoughts on Climbing, Starting a Non Profit and Having a Family
By Justin Lawson on Apr 5, 2017 | 3 Comments

Paige Claassen is one of the strongest, understated climbers of her generation.

Magaliesberg Tradathon 6th Black Diamond Tradathon 2017: A festival of Traditional Climbing
By Justin Lawson on Mar 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

The 6th Black Diamond Tradathon 2017, festival of Traditional Climbing took place last weekend…

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Mount Everest, no permit =’s Big Fine
May 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

A South African who attempted to climb Mount Everest without permission has been arrested in Nepal, where he faces a $22,000 fine — double the cost of the permit he …

South African Highline Meeting 2017
Apr 4, 2017 | No Comments

The 4th edition of the South African Highline Meeting will be hosted at De Pakhuys in Rocklands over the Easter weekend, 14-17 April 2017.

Table Mountain National Park implements sport climbing and bouldering moratorium
Apr 1, 2017 | 35 Comments

Table Mountain National Park (TMNP), SANParks hereby announces a temporary ban on sport climbing and bouldering in the entire Park.

National Bouldering Series Championships
Mar 29, 2017 | No Comments

CityROCK Cape Town will be hosting the National Bouldering Series Championships this weekend.

MAD in Madagascar – Climbing with Sean Villanueva & Siebe Vanhee
Mar 28, 2017 | No Comments

In August 2015, Siebe Vanhee and Sean Villanueva took off on a climbing adventure in the Tsaranoro massif, in the south of the African island Madagascar.

Chris Cosser sends Godzilla (32/8b)
Mar 22, 2017 | 5 Comments

16 year old Chris Cosser has sent Bovens ”King line” Godzilla on Sunday 20 March 2017 pushing his 8a.nu ranking up to 3rd in SA.

How to get down Indian Bollywood Style
Mar 16, 2017 | 5 Comments

Next time you need to descend 3000 meters in a hurry, think Bollywood.

Western Cape Boulder League Round 8
Mar 16, 2017 | No Comments

All welcome to come and join Round 8 of the Western Cape Boulder League 2017.

Paul Bruyere, Witness the Sickness 8A, Rocklands
Mar 14, 2017 | 13 Comments

Paul Bruyere sends Witness the Sickness 8A, Rocklands 2016

Cape Town MCSA Braai and slideshow – Wednesday 15th March
Mar 13, 2017 | No Comments

Our American friends will then entertain us with a slideshow and try and convince us that American trad climbing is comparable to what we have here.