Latest Climb ZA Wiki Updates
Fern Kloof (sport and trad)
Waterval Boven
Yellowwood Amphitheatre
Sublime Time 19 *****
Sublime Time Buttress Yellowwood Ravine
Western Cape
Slanghoek Needle
Slanghoek Needle
Spring Buttress
Boulder Kloof (trad)
Lion's Head
Seamster Buttress
Boulder Kloof (trad)
Lekker Time 16 ****+
Fine time 20 ****
Play Time 19 *****


South African Alpinism South African Alpinism Wrap Up – 2013 / 2014 – Part 2
June brought more Alpine climbing for me (my boss starts making sarcastic comments about sacking me now!).
Robin Barely Celestial Journey, 36 years on!!
In September 1978 an 18 year old Dave Davies and a tough, somewhat older Yorkshireman, Robin Barley opened Celestial Journey (grade 22) at Wolfberg in the Cederberg Wilderness.
Black Diamond South Africa Black Diamond technical apparel available now in South Africa + Giveaway
“Black Diamond’s apparel should be considered ‘gear’, just like backpacks, carabiners, ice axes and trekking poles. Athletes put as much trust in the clothing they wear as the equipment that enables them to find their limits and test their limits in their chosen discipline.”
Skyrun Logo SkyRun 2014 Report
Iain Don-Wauchope has won the 2014 Salomon Skyrun powered by Powertraveller in a new course record of 12:08.
Masquerade Masquerade – A New Route in Du Toits Kloof
It is not a 5 star Krakadouw or Tafelberg route but it is certainly worth 4 stars in the context of the Du Toits’ Kloof area. It is easily done in a day from Cape Town.
Triwaters Triwaters challenge to adventurers and weekend warriors
We play in it. We drink it. We need it more than anything else to survive.
40 routes in a day Challenge Garvin’s Big 40th Charity Climb
The Eastern Cape is one of the poorest provinces in South Africa and badly resourced. Chronic under funding and lack of maintenance has left many hospitals without the proper equipment and instruments which are needed to provide adequate and appropriate healthcare.

latest news

Jimmy Webb Defies Gravity
27 Nov 2014: South Africa
On Thursday November 20th, Jimmy Webb and friends (Nalle, Dave, Beau) headed to Thunder Ridge in the South Platte to try Daniel Woods’ Defying Gravity V15.
Volstruiskloof Extreme Kloofing Canyoning
27 Nov 2014: South Africa
Our latest Kloofing / Canyoning trip. One of the best ones I have been on. Multiple 60m abseils… sleeping in overhanging caves… beautiful scenery… whats not to love:)
Paul Robinson – Komodo (V14, 8B+)
27 Nov 2014: South Africa
With snow on the ground and the end of the season rapidly approaching, Paul Robinson makes one last trip back to Wyoming in an attempt to put his newest V14 in the books.
New Routing in Zimbabwe
26 Nov 2014: South Africa
Derrick Starling and friends have been busy putting up new routes at the Bulldog crag, shumba Shaba, Matopos Zimbabwe.
Southern Rock Mega Rumble Comp
24 Nov 2014: South Africa
Southern Rock’s end of series mega rumble…a big thanks to Frikkie, Dyl, and Gabe for helping me set an awesome comp.
The Dangers of Getting Stoked
24 Nov 2014: South Africa
With Summer on its way and days getting longer many of you may be counting your cams, organising them into precise order and then doing it again whilst going over route guides getting ready for new routes and projects.
Hout Bay AMS Ops
24 Nov 2014: South Africa
If things go wrong while you’re out in the mountain and red helicopter arrives… you can expect (hope) it goes something like this.
Just Jumping / Rocklands 2014
21 Nov 2014: South Africa
No titles, no numbers, just jumps. 10 minutes cannot do justice to the hundreds of hours we spent in Africa, but it is what it is.
Skyrun Trail Running Training Camp
20 Nov 2014: South Africa
Short video of a trail running training camp, preparing runners for the Salomon Skyrun, which is run in the Witteberg Mountains in South Africa.
Beyond Balance
20 Nov 2014: South Africa
So you think you’re strong and flexible!? It would be interesting to see how this guy would do climbing!?