He started climbing at age 13 and has done hundreds of first ascents of new climbing routes in South Africa and worldwide.
We are greatly saddened by the passing of Mike Mamacos, on 17 January 2014, aged 84. Mike was, quite simply, a legend in the mountaineering community in the Western Cape.
Our ropes multiplied, my foot is intact. Neither by choice… This is a tale of triumph, Whoa! and reflection. Mostly the latter.
All went to plan from Ficksburg – in fact they went better as my fitness and desire to get home grew. I ignored my bodies please for rest, and I simply kept riding until I got to a very wet Montagu
Pictures of a glorious new crag that he had found near Delville Wood. Palms sweated and questions flew as we drooled over the superbly long and steep walls we were seeing.
Tags: Illona Pelser
It’s already time for the first of the 2014 Southern Rock Rumbles. The competition will be entail 6 comps.
After a fair amount of rain last night (particularly in the Laingsburg area) the rivers of Montagu came down in flood.
I opened a couple more trad routes on the Jeopardy wall on Table Mountain recently.
There are various problems developing on the island of Mallorca relating to access to climbing and walking areas.
The Boven Sport Fund is to support Sport Climbing development by young South Africans in southern Africa.
Tags: Waterval Boven