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Montagu Mayhem 2015 Rock Rally!
Join us for the Rock Rally of the year! Best Fancy Dress, Tons of prizes to be won, Spit Braai and Party Beer on Tap, Sunday morning free Yoga class
Rocklands Highline Meeting 2015
The 2nd edition of the South African Highline Meeting will be hosted at De Pakhuys in Rocklands over the Easter weekend, 3-6 April 2015.
Fear and Loathing – An Interview with Alex Bester
Fear and Loathing – An Interview with Alex Bester by Andrew Pedley.
Boschkloof, Montagu Open Again
After 5 years, Montagu’s favourite climbing area is open to climbing again!!! This comes at a great time since many of the sport climbing areas in Cape Town are out of bounds due to the Muizenberg Fire.
CityROCK Johannesburg Are Hiring
CityROCK in Johannesburg are hiring for full-time positions:
Mountain Club of South Africa Joburg Section Administrator Manager Position
The Johannesburg Section of the Mountain Club of South Africa is looking for a competent and enthusiastic, person to become the Club’s Administration Manager.
Belgian Man Dies In Flash Flood While Kloofing
26 Mar 2015: South Africa | 4 Comments
Four tourists and two guides were in the group and while in the process of escaping from the flood one man, a 29 year old from Belgium, was swept away.
Nalle Hukkataival’s ‘African Star’ Project in Swaziland
“This is one of the most perfect boulders I’ve ever seen in my life,” says Nalle Hukkataival, of ‘African Star,’ his latest find in Swaziland.
Legendary Mountaineer Reinhold Messner Advice to the Next Generation
“Climbing is all about freedom, the freedom to go beyond all the rules and take a chance, to experience something new, to gain insight into human nature… For me, imagination is more important in climbing than muscle or daredevil antics.”
Jonathan Siegrist Sends La Rambla 9a+
Jonathan Siegrist has done it again, ticking off his second 9a+/5.15a with La Rambla in Siurana, Spain. Siegrist worked the classic 40-meter line.
Tom Ballard conquers the Alps 20 years after his mother’s death on K2
Tom Ballard completes a pioneering ascent of the six great north faces of the Alps, 20 years after his mother Alison Hargreaves was killed climbing in the Himalayas
Interview with African Fusion Producer, Robert Breyer
24 Mar 2015: South Africa | 2 Comments
Interview with South African filmmaker (and climbing gym owner) Robert Breyer. South Africa is mostly known for ‘The Rocklands’ bouldering, however The ‘African Fusion’ film blows that all out of the water!
Sean McColl – Final Canadian bouldering Championships
Sean McColl applies technique and power.
Montagu Church Struck By Lightning
23 Mar 2015: South Africa | 2 Comments
The local church Tower in the middle of Montagu was struck by lightning today.
Shortest Boulder Problem Crocodile 6a, Fontainebleau
23 Mar 2015: South Africa | 3 Comments
The Shortest Boulder Problem in the world is at Fontainebleau
Hamer Brothers South African Adventures
We were greeted by a great Africaans farmer called Alwyn who managed the site. He was happy that we were staying and in no time at all we were in his bakkie (africaans for pick-up truck) getting a ride around the site as he showed us all the different cliffs.