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Oceans of Fear, Klein Winterhoek

Oceans of my Life

“Was it a Top 100 night?” Ian and Arno wanted to know. Guy Paterson-Jones and I had topped-out on Klein Winterhoek after climbing the legendary Oceans of Fear then raced down to link up with Ian and Arno who had climbed the frontal route.

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Joe Möhle, unplugged, on Roulette, Table Mountain

Cape Classics by Adele McCann

Adele’s pocket-sized, ring-bound book, published in 1993, is a varied selection of trad routes in the Western Cape. To her great credit Adele climbed all of these routes – a not-insignificant achievement for any local.

The First Ascent of Space Race

Space Race – a new route on Table Mountain

Guy and I had spent the afternoon on Table Mountain working on our Space Race project.

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Time Warp Direct

In 1977 the great climbers, my friends Dave Cheesmond and Tony Dick established the first route up Yellowwood Amphitheatre.

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Judgment Day – A Gnarly New Route on the Yellowwood Amphitheatre

Five days earlier I had made a big decision. One that had being weighing on my mind for a year… I decided I would ask Guy to do it with me and I felt a huge relief.

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