After much debate and negotiations fixed anchors may now be legally placed on Table Mountain.
It came to our attention that a group of well known South African climbers have some bold plans for this winter—plans that involve 7,000km of sailing and a healthy dose of big wall route development deep within the Arctic circle.
The route was opened by Dave Cheesmond, Chris Lomax and Greg Lacey in 1978. They spent two days on the wall and used quite a bit of aid.
The year of 2011 started out at full sprint and did not ease off until December. It was a year of huge achievements in competition climbing for South Africa and arguably, with international representation, the best ever.
This past weekend saw over 100 climbers on The Ledge on Table Mountain. With perfect weather and a great venue it is no wonder this was a record number of climbers seen on Table Mountain on any one day!
Apparently I’m likely to fall off everything I climb if I don’t drink tea beforehand, but I’m willing to take that risk.
Sanddrif Crag is one of the better sport crags in the Western Cape. Please do not do anything to jeopardise access.
The failure occurred on a route called Million Ma, probably the most frequently climbed in our area and a warm up climb we been doing for nearly 2 years now.
If you like your water at a certain temperature then this is the reservoir for you.
The work meet at Choss was a success, we fixed up part of the upper path before Lord of the Rings Section and the lower section between the bridge and the Harry Potter Crag.