For the first time in many, many years, the Western Cape became host to the biggest indoor climbing competition in South Africa: the 2014 National Lead Climbing Competition.
It is going to be a chilled fun day at the Chosspile with some great things to watch. Loads of people coming and its R20 for everyone that day, and no need to be a club member, its open to all.
The South African National Lead Competition will take place this year on the 4th and 5th of October at CityROCK gym in Cape Town.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival South Africa brings the best of adventure and outdoor lifestyle documentaries to local shores. South Africa is one of 35 countries and 390 communities globally participating in the World Tour.
REEL ROCK 9 , Valley Uprising is the ultimate climbing origins story: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity – and the laws of the land.
Tags: Reel Rock Tour
Well done to everybody getting good shots through, it was not easy to pick out the 3 winners as listed down below.
Tags: Waterval Boven
Wild at Heart: It’s proper-tough at solid 25 and the gear is thin and hard to place. But it’s the fourth pitch, the soaring arête pitch that is the raison d’etre, the jewel in the crown, the main event.
Entries opened on the 20th August and within a few days we could see we were heading for a bumper competition. A total of 117 competitors registered for the competition – our highest yet in 12 years!
Clifford Hakimi made an ascent of the short and powerful route ‘Switch Bitch’ (31/8a+) at the Cauldron in Donker Kloof, Montagu.
“Show a painter a rock and he will see a painting; a soldier will see something to pass over; the climber will see a beautiful line. It’s like, what’s possible, what’s not possible. I like climbing for all these complex and absurd aspects.”