On the weekend of the 18/19th of June 2016, the hard-core routes of the aptly named Wow Prow near Clocolan in the Free State, saw an assault by some of Gauteng’s top climbers.
This walk was pronounced “far too easy” by everyone, except Alison, who argued and grumbled the entire way from the Rhodes Mem parking lot up to the blockhouse.
‘The Ewbank Route’ on the iconic Totem Pole saw all 4 of its original pitches climbed free by two local talents, Doug McConnel, and Dean Rollins.
Climbing Progression: In May 2015 I was in South Africa for 10 days to visit family, friends and to climb. Back then my friend Unio Joubert was in a wheelchair.
Truitjieskraal Nature Reserve is situated inside the Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve of the Cederberg Conservancy, South Africa – a World Heritage Site.
Steve McClure teams up with Clinton Martinengo from Capetown to climb the classic routes Knock yourself out!
Matt Bush has opened a new problem at Llandudno and is working on a new project in Fresnaye.
We had 100 bolts and hangers and yet it still wasn’t enough to satisfy our enthusiasm for first ascents at Waterkloof.
Sophie Whyte teams up with Gosia Lipinska to climb some classic routes on the Pembrokeshire coast.
Notice on partial restrictions on climbing at the Chosspile there is a Black Eagle nesting at the ‘Lord of the Rings Sector’.