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Ebert Nel sends the Manometer Project
Bolted by Andrew Pedley, the Manometer Project was born. Having bolted the opposite of his regular style, Andrew allowed me the opportunity to attempt a route that was truly my style.
Brian Weaver Back In The Game
After a long layoff, Brian Weaver is back and sending…
Banff Mountain Film Festival 2015 is back in October with films of adventures
The annual Banff Mountain Film Festival 2015 comes to South Africa, bringing with it films of adventures by ski, bike, rock, ropes and on water.
Rock Climbers Boost Economy of South Africa’s Cederberg Mountains
The Cederberg has also gained attention for another economy-boosting activity: rock climbing.
Strubans Car Guard Passs Away
Sad news, Jan Norje the car guard at the Strubans parking area passed way this last weekend.
Southern Rock’s 3rd birthday
Southern Rock Climbing Centre is turning 3. And you know how much we like to party.
Stefano Ghisolfi Repeats Chris Sharma’s Demencia Senil
28 Jul 2015: South Africa | 7 Comments
Stefano Ghisolfi, of Italy, repeats Chris Sharma’s Demencia Senil’ (37/9a+/5.15a) in Margalef, Spain.
Get Railed (v14) by Nalle Hukkataival
Nalle Hukkataival hooked it up with the FA dubbing it “Get Railed” (v14).
One Shot: Brandon Semenuk’s unReal Segment
Widely recognized as the best slopestyle mountain biker in the world, Brandon Semenuk has become the first mountain biker to film a full segment in a single continuous shot.
Ultra Runner Scott Jurek Breaks Appalachian Hike Thru Trail Record
Ultramarathoner Scott Jurek crested the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine, becoming the fastest person to finish a supported thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail.
Push for Improved Safety on Mountain
21 Jul 2015: South Africa | 4 Comments
Hiking and mountain safety groups are calling for SANParks to establish a safety forum to find ways of stopping muggings on the mountain, after 10 people were robbed on Lion’s Head at the weekend.
Group Mugged on Lions Head
A group of people were robbed at knife point today on Lions Head. Their cameras, passports, money, etc were stolen.
E10 Solo after Ground Fall
18 Jul 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
Forty two year old Julian Lines returns to free solo an E10 at Whale Rock in Glen Nevis, Scotland, after taking a groundfall on his previous solo attempt.
Group of Students mugged on Lion’s Head
16 Jul 2015: South Africa | 3 Comments
Armed muggers have again been targeting hikers on Lion’s Head.
Jimmy Webb 2nd Ascent of Livin Large
Jimmy’s been zoned in on climbing Livin’ Large this trip and it’s been really captivating following his progress and struggles
MCSA Cape Town Section Rock Climbing Committee July 2015 Newsletter
6 Jul 2015: South Africa | 3 Comments
Please see the below latest news that the MCSA Rock Climbing Committee is working on and please don’t hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, information or offers to assist us with any of the below items.