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Origin Mountain Festival

The event will take place at Umgeni Valley as this venue boasts not only some of the best sport routes in KZN but also accommodates Trad climbers and boulderers.

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Shrunken Alice

An unusual evening in the bouldering cave

It’s not often you see The White Queen and Alice jumaring up a rope or see a playing card delicately balancing his way, trying to climb up a moving wall without using his hands.

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Mikey on the yellow traverse

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.

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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 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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