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Author Archive | Illona Pelser

4th Rumble – Results

The 4th Rumble of 2014 was the best to date. This round saw the gym filled with a record number of competitors, testing out the routes which had a funky mix of styles.

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Southern Rock’s 2nd Birthday

In celebration of another fantastic year, Southern Rock Climbing Centre will be holding it’s birthday event on 7th August.

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Rumble 4

Half way through the year already and the 4th Rumble is on it’s way. The next Rumble will take place on 24th July.

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2014 Monteseel Tradathon report

2014 Tradathon Report – ***Updated Again with More Pics

Over 100 climbers were laying siege on Monteseel. We took a lunch break in the shade, soaking up the sight and threw “useful” comments from the peanut gallery.

Rumble competition

Rumble 3 Results

The Southern Rock Rumble’s often have a festive air to them but some stand out as particularly fun.

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Rumble 3

Winter temperatures are approaching and with it comes bouldering season. The perfect time for Southern Rock to have the 3rd Rumble comp.

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Results from the Rumble 2

Their first few timid attempts on the easier climbs break the ice and soon the atmosphere heats up, the crowds appear, the guns start firing and its game time.

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Rumble climbing logo

Rumble 2 of 2014

The emphasis is on fun and good vibe while still getting strong. Who knows, we may throw in a few bonus problems to spice things up.

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Rumble 1 report

Results from the Rumble 1

It was not surprising when the peeps were excited to shake off the holiday flab and sink their claws into the first comp of the season.

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Kirk Falls rock climbing

Popping my bolting cherry – bolting my first route

Pictures of a glorious new crag that he had found near Delville Wood. Palms sweated and questions flew as we drooled over the superbly long and steep walls we were seeing.

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