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Safety at Wellington’s Dome

On Saturday the 28th of November I was attacked by two people at Wellington’s dome. They scrambled up to the top of the mountain, threw rocks at me and then cut my rope while I was abseiling. I was very lucky to get out of this alive.

Your Mother His Face

Don’t ask why its ‘HIS’ face… I really don’t know. To be absolutely clear and for the sake of keeping this article ‘pure’ I’ve done very little editing, so you’ll know when the author is speaking passionately. While reading this article, keep in mind the forum topic Bad Things Happen When Good Men Do Nothing


Skanky Boulder Comp ’09

A pair of cycling shorts rides up a tight ass. A beautiful girl flings her top over the heads of her cheering crowd of spotters as she pouts her lips and extends her leg in a goddess-like pose. Her brow is a little sweaty and her mascara slightly smudged from climbing all evening. She’s tagged […]



Review: King Lines – A film by Josh Lowell and Peter Mortimer

This movie follows Chris Sharma around the globe looking for king lines from the Mediterranean Sea to the Venezuelan jungle. For anyone who’s been away from earth for the last 10 years, Chris Sharma is one of the best rock climbers in the world and he’s the poster boy for “the life” of the pro […]


Review: Petzl William Auto Lock Biner

If you find yourself forgetting to screw up your locking biner, this one is for you. The locking mechanism is easy to use and can be operated with one hand once you’ve played with it for a couple of minutes. The keylock nose on the biner prevents gear/rope from snagging. The metal locking sleeve operates […]

Chasing Vapour Trails

Trying to tell someone you climb ice in South Africa is like explaining to foreign soccer supporters why the vuvuzela is necessary at local soccer games. The concept of ice climbing in South Africa is just not something that the average South African mind can comfortably conceive.

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