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CityROCK Climbing Film Festival
By CityROCK on Oct 19, 2018 | No Comments

Once in a while, a really great climbing film comes along that just has to be watched on …

The Farm Montagu Crag Maintenance – The Farm
By Justin Lawson on Oct 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

The Black Slab sector and surrounding crags at The Farm on 62 now have a bunch of awesome …

SANParks Crime Sign Warning: Regarding violent crime on Table Mountain and Peninsula hiking areas
By MCSA Cape Town on Oct 15, 2018 | No Comments

The General Committee of the Mountain Club of South Africa (Cape Town Section) regrets to advise members of …

Rocktober CityROCKtober
By CityROCK on Oct 4, 2018 | No Comments

Highlights from CityROCKtober – it was EPIC! Congrats to our winners…

Aircraft zip line rescue Zip Line Aircraft Rescue
By Justin Lawson on Oct 2, 2018 | No Comments

Two occupants of a light aircraft had to be rescued after their plane struck a 2km long zipline …

Bull Nose Arete on Table Mountain
By Justin Lawson on Oct 2, 2018 | No Comments

Hilton Davies, Tinie Versfeld and Ross Suter teamed up recently to open Bull Nose Arete on Table Mountain.

David Naude David Naude Interview – Olympics
By Justin Lawson on Sep 30, 2018 | 2 Comments

David Naude and Angela Eckhardt leave tomorrow to represent South Africa in the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in …

Take Back Our Mountain Sport Meets (TBOM)
By MCSA Cape Town on Sep 26, 2018 | 3 Comments

We, Cape Town climbers and MCSA members, are going to organise a few informal meets to those places …

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Oct 4, 2018 | No Comments

More than 250 people worldwide have died while taking selfies in the last six years, according to a new study.

How rock climbing can help overcome fear, defeat depression and change your life
Oct 4, 2018 | No Comments

Carolyn Wynn was scaling the corporate ladder. But she felt like her life was crumbling. She had a proverbial boss from hell. She had spent years working for the renowned …

Free Solo 360 | National Geographic
Oct 2, 2018 | No Comments

Immerse yourself in the experience of free solo climbing Yosemite’s famous El Capitan alongside Alex Honnold in this breathtaking 360 video.

Chile unveils Patagonian Route of Parks scenic trail
Sep 30, 2018 | No Comments

Chile has launched a huge scenic route through its Patagonian wilderness to boost tourism and highlight the need for conservation.

Black Diamond Boven Tradathon 2018
Sep 18, 2018 | No Comments

Join Black Diamond for a Festival of trad & sport climbing

South African National Parks Week 10-15 September
Sep 4, 2018 | No Comments

South African National Parks (SANParks) will be hosting its 13th annual SA National Parks Week from 10 to 14 September 2018.

Hotel’s unhappy about bungee
Aug 15, 2018 | No Comments

Last week the City of Cape Town approved a 50m bungee jumping tower at the V&A Waterfront despite objections from the nearby hotels.

To Be the Best Rock Climber Is to Earn As Much As an Orthodontist
Aug 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

Alex Honnold, arguably the world’s greatest climber, tells his story, from dropping out of the engineering program at Cal to finally moving out of his van.

Mooiste Meisie – 8b/V13
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

A short edit of South African climber David Naude climbing Mooiste Meisie – 8b in Rocklands, South Africa.

Home Away from Home: a Rocklands Bouldering Edit
Aug 14, 2018 | No Comments

Bouldering in one of the most beautiful and highly concentrated areas in the world, Rocklands.