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Firecracker goes Free!
By Hilton Davies on Mar 18, 2019 | 7 Comments

In the summer of 1974, a couple of young, hard climbers from up north arrived in the Western …

Climbing travel Why you should travel and not just go on a holiday
By Kai Fitchen on Mar 15, 2019 | No Comments

So, this is my case for real travel over “holiday slothfulness”.

Rocklands Research Feedback
By Justin Lawson on Mar 13, 2019 | No Comments

In 2018, a study was conducted to explore the perceptions of various role-players involved in bouldering at the …

Boven Rock Rally 2019 logo Boven Rock Rally
By CityROCK on Mar 11, 2019 | No Comments

The Boven Rock Rally is back!! Whether you’re the seasoned climber with hands of leather, the top gun, …

Montagu Rock Rally 2019 Logo Montagu Rock Rally
By CityROCK on Mar 11, 2019 | No Comments

  Welcome Fellow Climbers, to the annual Montagu Rock Rally 2019 The yearly gathering of rock climbers has …

Mount Kenya Fire Mount Kenya Fire
By Justin Lawson on Mar 5, 2019 | No Comments

Mount Kenya On Fire: Fires in the South under control. A great deal of work has been done …

Lions Head Path Maintenance 2019 Media Release: Lions Head update on New Infrastructure
By Justin Lawson on Mar 5, 2019 | 4 Comments

After the reopening of Lion’s Head on Friday, 1 March 2019, we have received concerns from our visitors …

Lions Head Path Maintenance 2019 Lions Head Trail open – shoddy work – more photos
By Justin Lawson on Mar 3, 2019 | 20 Comments

Lions Head opened up again on the 1st of March. The area was closed to the public for …

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Free Solo – Hanging out w/Oscar Winning Director
Mar 19, 2019 | No Comments

After the Oscars I went climbing with Jimmy Chin, the amazing Oscar winning director of Free Solo.

Cedar Wright in Antarctica Film Preview
Mar 19, 2019 | No Comments

A dream team of six elite climbers mount an expedition to one of the world’s last great climbing frontiers: the remote frozen towers of Antarctica.

The Quarryman Film About Classic Hard Grit Route
Mar 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Quarrymen is a new film by Neil Hart that focuses on The Quarryman climb in the slate quarries above Llanberis in North Wales.

Widespread Climbing Ban in the Grampians Announced
Mar 18, 2019 | No Comments

Parks Victoria has announced a climbing ban that will bar access to 3,000 routes and problems in the Grampians, Australia—some 38% of all the climbs in the area.

Youth Olympic Games: Buenos Aires 2018
Mar 18, 2019 | No Comments

A short edit of what life is like for the 4000 athletes competing at the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Lynn Hill – The Orb
Mar 6, 2019 | No Comments

Lynn Hill and Fred Knapp test their wits on The Orb and enjoy the process of climbing hard in the shadow of Castle Rock.

How to Foam Roll for Climbers
Mar 1, 2019 | No Comments

Decreasing muscle pain optimizes power output! 5 foam rolling exercises which you can do before or after your climbing / training session.

FREE SOLO everywhere
Mar 1, 2019 | No Comments

Free Solo won the Oscar on Sunday night for Best Documentary Feature! CityROCK (Johannesburg and Cape Town), this evening, 7 pm. Members only, free. DTSV, Monday, Channel 181, 21:00 https://www.dstv.co.za/whats-on/shows/factual-features/free-solo/ …

Scientists develop air-conditioning clothes that regulate tempratures
Feb 12, 2019 | No Comments

A team of American scientists has developed an air-conditioning fabric that can regulate temperature.

Lesser Known Sends Part 6 – Almost Totally Topside
Feb 1, 2019 | No Comments

And she’s back with more Topside bouldering footage!