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Masquerade – A New Route in Du Toits Kloof

It is not a 5 star Krakadouw or Tafelberg route but it is certainly worth 4 stars in the context of the Du Toits’ Kloof area. It is easily done in a day from Cape Town.

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Play Time at Yellowwood Ampitheatre

The (near) Perfect Trad route?

Recently, Deon Van Zyl and I fashioned what I consider to be the closest to a “perfect” trad route I have personally ever climbed.

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South African Fitzroy

South African team summit Fitzroy

Gosia Lipinska, Julia Wakeling and Hector Pringle summited Fitzroy on Saturday night and are down safe and partying tonight.

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Table Mountain – “No Longer at Ease” done with Ease

Gosia did a fine red-point of “No Longer at Ease” 25 with Douw.

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Fantastic Time at Yellowwood

The apparition then melodramatically stated: “I am gonna vomit”. I turned my head away bemused but held the belay rope steadfastly as Farrell was still climbing on the other one.