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Ebony Towers Climb & Braai at the new Ebony Towers Crag
By Justin Lawson on 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 Gravity Bowl 2 Climbing Festival
By Justin Lawson on Sep 21, 2017 | No Comments

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

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 …

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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.

Daniel Woods VS Jimmy Webb – Climbing Comparison | The Nest V15
Aug 17, 2017 | No Comments

Another awesome rock climbing comparison of Daniel Woods and Jimmy Webb on V15 boulder “The Nest”.

Climbing Wall Design Competition – R10 000 prize!
Aug 8, 2017 | 11 Comments

Our new Paarden Eiland gym construction is coming along very nicely. All the climbing structures are built, most of the plywood is on. We are already starting to drill those …