Author Archive | Justin Lawson

Mikela Sinovich Interview

Mikela Sinovich Interview

Interview with 14 year old Mikela Sinovich who has been climbing for 8 years and recently started competing on the local competition circuit,


Boulder J at Topside

In the Topside guide published in the early 2000′s, boulder J at The Maze was home to the notoriously sand-bagged “Snake” as well as two projects…

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Psicobloc Masters Event

The Psicobloc Masters event

The 2014 Clif Bar Psicobloc Masters – a 50-foot overhanging wall towered over the 12-foot-deep splash pool at the facility, and many of the best climbers in the world raced each other up the challenging route in a single-elimination bracket format to determine the men’s and women’s winners.

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Climber Dies During Free Solo in Tuolumne Meadows

Rock and Ice report that a climber attempting a free solo in Tuolumne Meadows has died after a fall.

Brian Weaver on ‘Cock or Bollock’ at Chosspile

After the week’s training Brian Weaver makes the second ascent of Andrew Pedley’s new line ‘Cock or Bollock’ (29/8a) at Chosspile.

Ryan Sandes Travailen of the Drakensberg Grand Traverse

Travailen – Ryan Sandes Drakensberg Grand Traverse

Follow the journey of Ryan Sandes & Ryno Griesel on their Drakensberg Grand Traverse record attempt.

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Sam Stainton

IFSC Climbing Youth Olympic Games – Samantha Stainton

Samantha Stainton, South African girl climber accompanying the IFSC to the Nanjing Sports Lab at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games this August 17-27 talks about what he loves about climbing!

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climb for a life climbathon

Climb For a Life

On Sunday, October 12th, SA Mountain, together with The Sunflower Fund will hold a “CLIMB for a LIFE” climbathon at the Silvermine Crags.

Paul Robinson climbing in the Cederberg

Paul Robinson goes adventuring in the Cederberg

Paul Robinson just got back from a trip to the Cederberg (and a few other places) in South Africa where he send a few First Ascents.

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Tea Garden Roof & Witness the Sickness

Video of Maarten Nieuwenhuijsen sending Tea Garden Roof (7C) and Witness the Sickness (8A) at Rocklands.