Author Archive | Justin Lawson

New Route on the Faith, Hope and Charity Buttresses

Faith, Hope and Charity Buttresses at Pakhuis Pass, Cederberg.  Scene of much trad climbing in the early 80s. In mid-80s my buddies the legendary Andy de Klerk – Cabinetworks and Neil Terry did the first BASE jump in SA off Charity on the right. Pic taken early morning from the Depakhuys campsite at the world […]

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MCSA Debate 2014

We would like to extend an open invitation to everybody who enjoys our beautiful mountain heritage to an open debate about the MCSA at the Johannesburg Section clubhouse.


Climbers and Runners for Photoshoot

Climbers and Runners for Photo shoot in Cape Town

A film company is looking for Climbers and Runners for a Photoshoot of all races, men and women between the ages of 25-40 and available in the Cape Town


Tristan Young Interview

Tristan Young Interview

The first of a series of interviews with people involved with the South African National Climbing Federation.

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Best of Bouldering World Cup IFSC 2014

All the hits and misses of the Bouldering World Cup with crazy contortions successes and failures!


South African Team Summit Ama Dablam

The first all-South African climbing team to etch their names into the Ama Dablam history books with an impressive and historic climb of “The Mothers Necklace” in the Khumbu region of Nepal


Mile 18

This is a story about some meat bags in the woods scraping around on rocks for no apparent reason on this lonely third turd from The Sun.

Frozen body of mountaineer discovered 32 years after death on Mont Blanc

The frozen body of trainee guide Patrice Hyvert who went missing in 1982, aged 23, has been found by two mountain-climbers.


Lost American Tourist found in Cederberg

An American Tourist who went missing in the Cederberg Mountains was found alive and well after he lost the path during a solo hike.

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Ons Het Geklim

Poseidon Adventure put together a little poetic climbing piece entitled ‘Ons Het Geklim’ mostly containing footage of climbing up in Gauteng.