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Fred Nicole Rocklands Rocklands: Legacy
By Justin Lawson on Sep 15, 2019 | No Comments

Yesterday I was finally able to finish a project that had many up and downs like seldom in …

Tradathon 2019 Black Diamond Tradathon 2019 | 5 October 2019
By Deidre Pieters on Sep 5, 2019 | No Comments

The Tradathon offers climbers of any level of experience an introduction to the incredible sport of trad climbing …

Alex Honnold Body Alex Honnold in the Body Issue: Behind the scenes
By Justin Lawson on Sep 5, 2019 | No Comments

Take a look behind the scenes of Honnold’s ESPN Body Issue shoot, and listen as he describes how …

Mount Kenya Rock Climbing CNN Inside Africa Climbing 2019
By Justin Lawson on Sep 2, 2019 | No Comments

CNN documentary on how the sport of rock climbing is growing in Kenya.

Oorlogs Kloof Northen Cape Oorlogskloof Climbing
By Justin Lawson on Aug 29, 2019 | 1 Comment

A weekend among friends scouting for new climbing routes, bolting, and topping it off with a night in …

Rocklands movie original Rocklands The Movie – Original
By Justin Lawson on Aug 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

Way back when, Rocklands was a sport climbing venue, bouldering didn’t really exist…

Atlantic Crag The Western Cape – Fifty Selected Routes by Dave Cheesmond
By Hilton Davies on Aug 20, 2019 | 21 Comments

As an all round South African mountaineer Dave Cheesmond has probably only ever been surpassed by Andy de …

Are you psyched? Sure about that?
By Joshua Butcher on Aug 13, 2019 | No Comments

“Don’t think about what you’ve lost. Think about what you’ve still got” a friend of a friend of …

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Giuliano Cameroni sends Finnish Line (8C)
Sep 15, 2019 | No Comments

Absolutely perfect boulder, one of those dream lines that alone are worth traveling for!

Rocklands – The Danger Zone
Sep 15, 2019 | No Comments

Mellow presents the Danger Zone, a newish area in Rocklands just five minutes from Traveller’s Rest. Lots of hard and powerful boulders and still room for more potential!

BD Athlete Seb Bouin: First Ascents in Turkey — Lily’s Eye
Sep 11, 2019 | No Comments

On a recent “first ascent” expedition to Turkey, Seb traveled with his favorite climbing partner

Experience Slanghoek
Sep 11, 2019 | No Comments

Following the old man up Slanghoek Pile, in the heart of the Limietberg mountains.

Where The Wild Things Keep Playing
Sep 9, 2019 | No Comments

From dirt to waves to ice, this is our unapologetic celebration of getting rowdy outside – without changing a thing.

Four hikers rescued after evading a possible mugging attack
Sep 9, 2019 | No Comments

A caller reported that their party of four was being stalked and threatened by what appeared to be four males.

4 Ridges of the Matterhorn in Under 24 Hours for Kacper Tekieli
Aug 27, 2019 | No Comments

Climbing the Matterhorn is a bucket list item for most climbers. Climbing it twice in a day while, hitting the four separate major ridges on the ascents and descents? That’s …

David Naude – Speed of Sound 8B+ (V14)
Aug 21, 2019 | 3 Comments

An in-depth look into my longest project yet. And the mental and physical hurdles I had to overcome in order to send one of my lifetime projects!

AMS Pick Off
Aug 20, 2019 | No Comments

Working together with the Western Cape Department of Health EMS and other rescue organisations towards a common goal to contribute to the National Health System by providing rapid emergency transportation …

Squamish Fatality: Ken Anderson, Top Trad Climber, Dies in Fall
Aug 14, 2019 | No Comments

… a handhold broke, and he fell. He had not placed any protection on the previous section – it was easy climbing, and terrain he had previously soloed no less.