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Feeling Illiterate

I must admit that growing up in the mountains of the Western Cape, no matter how you explore them, doesn’t adequately prepare you for alpine experiences.

2012 South African Trango Expedition

SA Team head to Trango

The South African team have left for Trango and are making good progress

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Reverso 4 review

Reverso 4 Review

The Reverso 4 looks and performs almost identically to its predecessor the Reverso 3. That is to say that it is an excellent belay device.

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The Five St Mary's girls make it to Everest Base Camp - Biana, Bernie, Alex, Julia and Kim with SA flag

St Mary’s girls reach new heights at Everest.

A group of five girls from St Mary’s School (Waverley, Johannesburg) and their parents made history by trekking to Everest earlier this year.

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ARF Report Silvermine Lower Crag

The thought of having to go through planning another w/e outweighed my bed, which my oh so sexy girlfriend was keeping warm.

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Black Diamond Rock Rally, Kleinmond

Black Diamond Rock Rally

The Gravity Festival started 10 years ago as a gathering of white water enthusiasts and has gradually grown into a multi-discipline festival of adventure sports

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Party in Disko Bay

The next day we woke up early and headed northwards through the iconic Disko Bay, home of the largest glacier on the west coast of Greenland.

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The Arctic O

We have just penetrated the arctic circle. This means we are now north of 66.3 degrees latitude, the point at which the sun never sets on the summer solstice (June 21). Weather has been misty and drizzly for the last few weeks, but Bob assures us this means we have 10-15 good days coming up. […]

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Rockstock 2012

Started from humble beginnings in 2007 with the idea of bringing all the climbers in Rocklands together it has grown into what must be one of the greatest climbing parties in the world.

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Cogmans Kloof Pass open - 2012

Cogmans Kloof. Montagu road upgrade

Cogman’s Kloof road is due for an upgrade in the next 18 months or so and the public is being asked to give comment.

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