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Verste Punt Pinnacles 2019
By Mike Scott on Oct 21, 2019 | 5 Comments

Claus Riding led us on an expedition to the Verste Punt Pinnacles this past weekend.

Lhotse Ski Descent
By Justin Lawson on Oct 21, 2019 | No Comments

In 2018, Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison completed the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse, the fourth-highest …

Africa Arete, Table Mountain ‘New’ Africa Arete – Seniors Outing
By Justin Lawson on Oct 17, 2019 | 1 Comment

Africa Arete recently had a loose block removed. Below are a few photos from a recent ascent by …

REEL ROCK 14 – 1 November
By CityROCK on Oct 15, 2019 | No Comments

The REEL ROCK Film Tour, one of climbing’s greatest celebrations, returns to CityROCK on the 1st of November …

CityROCKtober 2019
By CityROCK on Oct 14, 2019 | No Comments

CityROCK Johannesburg celebrated their 4thbirthday on Saturday with CityROCKtober climbing festival.

Tradathon report 2019 The Rack Up, Wrap Up Report – Black Diamond Tradathon 2019 (Rooiberg)
By Deidre Pieters on Oct 10, 2019 | No Comments

So that’s a wrap! The 8th Annual Black Diamond Tradathon was held at Rooiberg, Cederberg and featured Racks, …

paige claassen shadowboxing Paige Claassen takes down Shadowboxing at 36/9a/5.14d
By Justin Lawson on Oct 7, 2019 | No Comments

Paige Claassen recently fought her way to the ‘tippy top’ of Shadowboxing, 36/9a/5.14d, last Thursday evening.

waterfront comp Route setting for kids
By Guy Holwill on Oct 2, 2019 | 18 Comments

An open letter to anyone involved in organizing climbing competitions for kids.

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Chris Sharma Alasha DWS – uncut video
Oct 21, 2019 | No Comments

After five years Chris Sharma has sent another Deep Water Solo testpiece in Mallorca, Spain. The line is named after his daughter Alasha, the 18 meter line is graded 8B.

How our mountains got their names
Oct 17, 2019 | No Comments

Many, however, forget about the other summits which surround this world-famous mountain.

The Nose Speed Record
Oct 17, 2019 | No Comments

La Sportiva athletes Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell attempt the Nose sub two hours!

SA woman on track for 7 summits record after battling anxiety, depression
Oct 15, 2019 | No Comments

Remy Kloos is a 31-year-old South African woman who is on track to be the youngest African to complete the Seven Summit Challenge…

Sasha DiGiulian’s “The Trilogy” – Official Trailer 2019
Oct 11, 2019 | No Comments

On July 12, 2018, Professional Climber, Sasha DiGiulian, set out to become the first woman and second person in history to complete “Rocky Mountain Trilogy;”

Edu Marin Takes a 40+ Footer on His Montserrat Project
Sep 30, 2019 | No Comments

Even after adding several new bolts per pitch, the route is airy as can be, with falls of 15 to 20 meters possible at multiple points.

Black Diamond Tradathon Raffle
Sep 30, 2019 | No Comments

Stand a chance to win one of these awesome prizes!

Black Diamond Tradathon 2019 | 5 October 2019
Sep 30, 2019 | 2 Comments

The Tradathon offers climbers of any level of experience an introduction to the incredible sport of trad climbing with professional introductory courses and an opportunity to try out trad climbing …

Croatia Climbing
Sep 20, 2019 | No Comments

First some Topside, then climbing in Croatia…

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!