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The team laying sandbags to divert the river above Waterworld in Bad Kloof, Montagu

Report: Waterworld Base Rebuild 2013

The Waterworld base rebuild took place on the Saturday the 7th of December 2013. We laid down 30 sandbags to access more crags in Bad Kloof.

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Steve Bradshaw, Aitzol, Margalef, Spain

Steve Bradshaw Jnr sends Aitzol (34/8c)

I succeeded on Aitzol after about 2 weeks of effort, maybe 14 tries. Due to delays from snow and icy winds, the send came down to wire on the last day of the trip.

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Fallen Iris – unplugged

Now, this is not some egocentric plug for our route. On the contrary it is essentially the opposite. Let me explain.

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South African Ama Dablam Expedition 2013

All South African team summits Ama Dablam, Himalaya

In what seemed an expedition destined to be forced home without a summit attempt, Gauteng-based climbers John Black, Allan Dickinson and Warren Eva have become the first all-South African climbing team to etch their names into the Ama Dablam history books.

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Chamonix sunrise

Getting Schooled in Chamonix

Climbing is a school that teaches some bladdie good lessons. Lessons which I have tried my best to attend in the last few years. Lessons that have punished like losing my very first Sports rope in Dubai to lessons that have enriched like my first on-sighted Berg climb.

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Reel Rock Tour 8 poster South Africa

Reel Rock 8 screening in JHB Wed 27 Nov

The final screening of the Reel Rock 8 in SA will take place in Jo’burg on Wednesday, 27 November.

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Truitjieskraal Aerial View

Aerial footage of Stadsaal caves, Truitjieskraal and Cederberg house in the stunning Cederberg mountains in the Western Cape South Africa.

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Rock Climbing Bronkies

Slaying The Red Dragon at Bronkies

The Red Dragon project was the final piece of rock that needed to be conquered at the crag.

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Rockmaster 2013 climbing competition

Update: Rock Master 2013 – Report + Results

Last Saturday night, Cape Town’s climbing centre CityROCK in obz, was once again rocking with the fourth annual ROCK MASTER 2013 climbing competition.

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Bovenatrix – A happy weekend with an unexpected send at Waterval Boven

It messes with your mind as well as your body, leaving you very happy after putting your body in some disconcerting positions.

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