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Monteseel Rock ClimbingMonteseel

Monteseel is one of the the most popular climbing venues in Natal. The crag is easily accessible from Durban or Pietermaritzburg and has the shortest walk-in in Natal (50 m). It has a selection of about 300 traditional routes of all grades between 8 and 28.


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Candice Bagley on Snapdragon at Waterval Boven New Boven Guide – Get Your Photo on the Cover!
A New Boven Guide will be available for download at the end of August - get your photo on the cover!
4th Rumble – Results
The 4th Rumble of 2014 was the best to date. This round saw the gym filled with a record number of competitors, testing out the routes which had a funky mix of styles.
Ed February Mount Arapiles Ed February in the Cederberg
Ed February, Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at UCT, has turned his attentions to the endangered Cedar tree, the only tree species growing among fynbos and endemic to the Cederberg mountains.
New Regulations Benefit Natural Resources and Public Safety
The measures have had mixed reception amongst the public. Most people agreed that it was important to protect the sea and promote public safety in this way.
Mountain Club of South Africa logo MCSA Debate 2014
We would like to extend an open invitation to everybody who enjoys our beautiful mountain heritage to an open debate about the MCSA at the Johannesburg Section clubhouse.
Tristan Young Interview Tristan Young Interview
The first of a series of interviews with people involved with the South African National Climbing Federation.
Southern Rock’s 2nd Birthday
In celebration of another fantastic year, Southern Rock Climbing Centre will be holding it's birthday event on 7th August.

latest news

Tony Yaniro – Grand Illusion
25 Jul 2014: South Africa | 2 Comments
Toni Yaniro discusses his 1979 FA of Grand Illusion, (31), at Sugarloaf, CA
Event: Pretoria Slackline Movement
25 Jul 2014: South Africa
Come join us for a day of  Slacklining and fun in the chilly sun. The event takes place on the 2nd of August in Pretoria at Jan Celliers Park. Lines up at 10:00 AM. https://www.facebook.com/events/443132559162249/?ref=22
Hikers Mugged at Slangkop, Kommetjie
24 Jul 2014: South Africa | 3 Comments
A report has come in that two hikers were mugged at gun point today while hiking up Slangkop Mountain in Kommetjie.
Hoya Moros 2014
24 Jul 2014: South Africa
A movie about 10 days in Hoya Moros, Spain. Including almost all my ascent during this trip with two 8B+.
Chris Sharma takes the victory at the Red Bull Creepers
23 Jul 2014: South Africa
Chris Sharma won the first edition of the Red Bull Creepers, a deep water soloing (aka psicobloc) competition held in Puente la Reina, Spain.
Redhill, Mushroom area
16 Jul 2014: South Africa
Sheldon Smith climbing at an area called Mushroom in Redhill.
Best of Bouldering World Cup IFSC 2014
15 Jul 2014: South Africa
All the hits and misses of the Bouldering World Cup with crazy contortions successes and failures!
South African Team Summit Ama Dablam
14 Jul 2014: South Africa
The first all-South African climbing team to etch their names into the Ama Dablam history books with an impressive and historic climb of “The Mothers Necklace” in the Khumbu region of Nepal
Mile 18
14 Jul 2014: South Africa
This is a story about some meat bags in the woods scraping around on rocks for no apparent reason on this lonely third turd from The Sun.
Frozen body of mountaineer discovered 32 years after death on Mont Blanc
10 Jul 2014: South Africa
The frozen body of trainee guide Patrice Hyvert who went missing in 1982, aged 23, has been found by two mountain-climbers.