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Video: Bouldering World Cup 2010 Report

Last weekend saw the start to the Boulder World Cup 2010 in Switzerland, with some exciting bouldering taking place. Kilian Fischhuber managed to surpass Adam Ondra after a good semi-final run which lead him to first place after the two were neck and neck. Bronze was handed to Christian Core followed by Cedric Lachat in […]


Video: The Insiders

A short film about indoor climbing featuring Paul Robinson, Sasha DiGiulian, Vasya Vorotnikov, and Ashima Shiraishi. Presented by Central Rock Gym in Worcester

Renegade, Winter 2010 Beta

Conceived as a means to promote the essence of road-tripping amoungst the youth of South Africa, the Renegade is focused on bringing young climbers to new and or distant venues under watchful eyes.

Anchor Replacement Fund (Western Cape)

To date a total 835 anchors & lower off’s have been replaced!!!


Access at the Wave Cave

If you want to continue to be able to climb at these areas we need your help to make this proposal work according to plan. Please do the required registering and pay the security levy each time you visit – it’s a small price to pay for safe access to these world-class venues.

Suspicions become realisations after years of waiting

Bouldering off the map, off the beat and track.

Montagu Rock Rally

2010 Montagu Rock Rally Report

At 8h00 the hooter blasted and about 70 climbers headed off. The fancy dress was great! From rave bunnies to superheroes to some odd looking men in bowler hats and ski tights. The weather was perfect, a few bikinis were even spied in Badkloof.

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Climbing the Chess Pieces

Until recently, this area has seen remarkably little development, despite its attractions: rock of Cederberg-like quality, a great setting, its proximity to Cape Town (this reducing the travel carbon footprint) and a reasonable walk-in distance of about 3 hours. The only real draw-back is that little or no water may be available in the dry […]

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Montagu Rock Rally & Pumba

The new manager at De Bos likes to go big. There will be LOTS of Beer, wine, Coke – no hard liquor. He’s organised cups and loads of ice. So lets support him and not clutter up the quad with our cool boxes


Rock Climbing Slideshow by Dirk Smith

This slideshow, set to music, was prepared for screening at the Johannesburg section of the Mountain Club of South Africa and features photos of my rock climbing trips over the last few years.