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Grand Traverse of the Drakensberg - Crossing the Dragon

Crossing the Dragon – Grand Traverse of the Drakensberg

“A dragon without fangs is only a lizard”, I mused when Matthys and Werner raised the challenge to do the 250km Grand Traverse of the Umkhahlamba Drakensberg.


Kalymnos bad bolt Stress Corrosion Cracking

Bolt issue on Kalymnos

As we anticipated for years, they have Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) of their stainless steel bolts, just as Cayman Brac and Thailand used to have.

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Jamie Smith

Jimbo Smith opens Last of the Mohawks on Table Mountain

I am pretty bored with the sport climbing in Cape Town so climbing on Table Mountain is new and exciting for me.

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2013 Montagu Rock Rally

Report: Montagu Rock Rally 2013

Well done to Matt Bush as the overall winner of the 2013 Montagu Rock Rally!


Flex climbing Tokolosie at Waterval Boven

Boven Sport climbing Sponsorship Fund

50% of the proceeds will be given to good South African climbing causes, with a sport climbing focus.


Arctic Expedition

Support our Arctic Expedition Boys!

Last year, the guys sailed 11,000 kilometres in a 10 metre sailboat from Scotland to Alaska stopping at various points to open new big-wall routes on cliffs that jutted straight out of the ocean.


Gydo Pass Easter Bouldering Festival 2013

Easter Bouldering Festival Report

Better than Rocklands, a shorter drive, and hotter showers in the campsite… What more could you possibly ask for?


Matt Bush Pipeline, Montagu

Matt Bush opens Aura (8b) at the Pipeline

Matt Bush opened Aura, (8b) at the Pipeline in Badkloof, Montagu

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Fear surfing big wave


It does not matter what your ability is, how fearful you get or how you handle that fear. It’s about pushing your own boundaries, testing your own limits and ultimately learning something about yourself.

Table Mountain Clean up

Table Mountain Clean Up 2013

Some of you will remember the great success we had at the Table Mountain Cleanup (TM Cleanup) last year, well we are doing it again!