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Rumble 3 Results – Something New
Usually it’s tough keeping the routes fresh for Rumble. Through our route setters’ best efforts we have always managed a little something diverse and interesting every comp.
Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge 2015
Cape Union Mart is calling for submissions for their annual Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge 2015.
Ethan Pringle Sends Jumbo Love (38/9b)
On the 17th of May, Ethan Pringle made the 2nd ascent of Jumbo Love (38/9b/5.15b) at Clark Mountain, California.
Dean Potter Dies in Wingsuit Accident
Dean Potter and Graham Hunt died after attempting a wingsuit flight in Yosemite Valley.
Umgeni Valley Climbing
A fine sampler of the climbing at Umgeni Valley in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.
Ant Hall in Zion National Park, USA
Anthony Hall and his new friend Eric hit ‘Moonlight Buttress’ in Zion National Park, Utah. Moonlight buttress is 400m high and 10 pitches of aid-climbing.
SWAK Chronicles – Episode 4 – Summit every peak of the Helderberg
We had 1 rule: Summit every peak of the Helderberg. We had little to no prior knowledge of what this would entail, except for what Mr Google knows.
Dean Potter Wingsuit Jump Footage
Hunt had clipped the right side of the ridge as he entered the notch. Potter immediately cut left, he somehow lost altitude and hit the lower end on the left side of the notch.
Only an hour away from Johannesburg lies a cave caused by a meteor crash 2 billion years ago and never before known to man – until now.
Alex Honnold talks to CNN about Dean Potter
Dean Potter, who died BASE jumping in Yosemite National Park, gravitated toward what scared him most, rock climber Alex Honnold tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
The Porn Identity: Lions Head Film
20 May 2015: South Africa | 5 Comments
SANParks has confirmed that a pornographic video – which gained traction on social media this week – was filmed on Lion’s Head.
Abseil Accident: Climber tells of decision that saved his life – but will haunt him forever
20 May 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
Abseil Accident – the split-second decision that saved his own life but sent his friend plunging 180ft to his death.
Missing Person on Table Mountain
Attention all hikers, climbers, mountain bikers, trail runners and mountain users, please help find Taro Spies.
Lions Head Porno – The Hard Facts
Channel24 has found hard evidence that photos circulating on social media of an apparent pornographic film being filmed on Cape Town’s iconic Lions Head is the real deal.
Attack / Mugging at Sandy Bay
18 May 2015: South Africa | 6 Comments
A videographer from Hout Bay has described how two men wielding pangas attacked him and his professional surfer friend as they walked from the Sandy Bay beachfront.
South African Civil Aviation Authority Announce New Drone Rules
17 May 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
New Drone Rules regulating the use of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), popularly known as drones have been signed by the Minister of Transport.
The Good Land – Bouldering at Devils Lake, Wisconsin
Devils Lake state park is home to some of the best bouldering the Midwest has to offer.