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Reel Rock Tour 9 – Valley Uprising
REEL ROCK 9 , Valley Uprising is the ultimate climbing origins story: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity – and the laws of the land.
A Life In The Orange
‘A Life In The Orange’ slideshow presented by Andrew Pedley. The show will feature the best moments and other stuff from 25 years climbing.
Kilian Fischhuber Sends Digital Warfare 8b+/33 On His 2nd Attempt
On the 29th of June multiple world Cup Bouldering Champ Kilian Fischhuber tied into a rope at Waterfall Boven for a few days and opened the Shear Force open project at the Right Wing.
La Sportiva Python review
At first glance you will see a soft slipper type shoe that is apparently designed primarily for smearing, however this shoe can do much more than just smear well, the La Sportiva Python is still my favourite shoe to climb in…
Africa Fusion Official Trailer
Africa Fusion features Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay climbing in South Africa (and Spitzkoppe in Namibia) – they visit Yellowwood, Waterval Boven, Blouberg, Table Mountain, Cape Town crags and more.
Mikela Sinovich Interview
Interview with 14 year old Mikela Sinovich who has been climbing for 8 years and recently started competing on the local competition circuit,
From Rocklands With Love 2014
30 minutes with us in Rocklands (South Africa) for our 2014 trip !
Why Have There Been So Many Deaths On Mont Blanc This Season?
This summer alone has seen a number of major accidents in the Mont Blanc, Chamonix area and in the last week alone, a guide and his 5 clients were killed on the Aiguille d’Argentiere, followed by another guide and his 2 clients on the Aiguille Du Midi.
Reel Rock Deleted Scene – La Dura Comida
26 Aug 2014: South Africa | 3 Comments
Can’t believe this scene ended up on the cutting room floor of Reel Rock 7. Amazing climbing and first ascent of a route that was deemed impossible–raccoon proof, even. Enjoy (with sound).
‘Adventure Time’ New Problem at Kalk Bay
Emile Esterhuizen has been out of the country for a while but was recently back on a short visit, during this time he managed to send an old roof project at Kalk Bay that he started before leaving.
Boulder J at Topside
In the Topside guide published in the early 2000′s, boulder J at The Maze was home to the notoriously sand-bagged “Snake” as well as two projects…
The Psicobloc Masters event
The 2014 Clif Bar Psicobloc Masters – a 50-foot overhanging wall towered over the 12-foot-deep splash pool at the facility, and many of the best climbers in the world raced each other up the challenging route in a single-elimination bracket format to determine the men’s and women’s winners.
Climber Dies During Free Solo in Tuolumne Meadows
Rock and Ice report that a climber attempting a free solo in Tuolumne Meadows has died after a fall.
Brian Weaver on ‘Cock or Bollock’ at Chosspile
20 Aug 2014: South Africa | 5 Comments
After the week’s training Brian Weaver makes the second ascent of Andrew Pedley’s new line ‘Cock or Bollock’ (29/8a) at Chosspile.
IFSC Climbing Youth Olympic Games – Samantha Stainton
19 Aug 2014: South Africa | 4 Comments
Samantha Stainton, South African girl climber accompanying the IFSC to the Nanjing Sports Lab at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games this August 17-27 talks about what he loves about climbing!
Climb For a Life
On Sunday, October 12th, SA Mountain, together with The Sunflower Fund will hold a “CLIMB for a LIFE” climbathon at the Silvermine Crags.