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High Time yellowwood

High Time at Yellowwood *****

One of the most striking walls in all South Africa is the flat blank appearing west face one passes when walking up Yellowwood ravine. It is visible straight ahead when driving along the N1 from the toll tunnel. It appears so blank from afar as to be non-descript as a climbing destination and brings to […]

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American Alpine Club exchange South Africa 2017

The AAC/MCSA Trad Climbing Exchange 14 to 27 March 2017

Two South African trad climbing exchange meets have taken place with the UK to date. The first exchange meet took place almost 20 years ago and then last year the event was repeated. A group of 10 talented UK climbers from the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) visited South Africa for about 12 days and then […]

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