Author Archive | Robert Breyer

Waterval Boven rock climbing

Climbing now history in much of Boven?

I was in Boven on the weekend, and was having a glass of wine or two with Alex and Gustav Janse van Rensburg, co-owners of Roc ‘n Rope in town. Gustav confirmed what will surely be a devastating development for climbing in SA.


Skoorsteenskop, Hout Bay access details

Skoorsteenskop, Hout Bay Access Details

For almost a decade, the MCSA and other parties fought with neighbours whose newly built houses now blocked access to the mountain. There is now a publicly owned servitude path that cuts in between 2 of the houses so you can get access to the mountain and the Kop.


There are 6 cams in the range. Purple .5 and Green .75 not pictured.

Alien vs. Predator. a.k.a. a review of the new BD X4 Cams

BD have just released its new range of small cams. They are officially known as the X4 Camalots. Rumor has it that internally, they were known as Predators, a tongue-in-cheek code word to take on Aliens, the one-time market leader for small cams.

Friedrichshafen Outdoor show


The outdoors is getting greater. More people going outdoors, that translates to more customers and more stuff to buy and sell. Business is good.