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SA National Rock Climbing 2014

**Updated – Final Results: South Africa National Lead Competition 2014

The South African National Lead Competition will take place this year on the 4th and 5th of October at CityROCK gym in Cape Town.

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Banff Tour 2014 South Africa

Banff Mountain Film Festival South Africa

The Banff Mountain Film Festival South Africa brings the best of adventure and outdoor lifestyle documentaries to local shores. South Africa is one of 35 countries and 390 communities globally participating in the World Tour.


Reel Rock Tour 9 Poster

Reel Rock Tour 9 – Valley Uprising

REEL ROCK 9 , Valley Uprising is the ultimate climbing origins story: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity – and the laws of the land.


Mo Hopf on Lotters Desire, waterval boven

Waterval Boven Photo Comp Winning Photos

Well done to everybody getting good shots through, it was not easy to pick out the 3 winners as listed down below.



Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart: It’s proper-tough at solid 25 and the gear is thin and hard to place. But it’s the fourth pitch, the soaring arête pitch that is the raison d’etre, the jewel in the crown, the main event.

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Lara Croft

CityROCK Boulder Comp Report

Entries opened on the 20th August and within a few days we could see we were heading for a bumper competition. A total of 117 competitors registered for the competition – our highest yet in 12 years!


Switch Bitch at the Cauldron, Montagu

Clifford Hakimi Sends Switch Bitch (31/8a+)

Clifford Hakimi made an ascent of the short and powerful route ‘Switch Bitch’ (31/8a+) at the Cauldron in Donker Kloof, Montagu.

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Steve Bradshaw, Rocklands

Rocklands Rock Stars

“Show a painter a rock and he will see a painting; a soldier will see something to pass over; the climber will see a beautiful line. It’s like, what’s possible, what’s not possible. I like climbing for all these complex and absurd aspects.”

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Wits University Mountain Club Bouldering League

Wits University Mountain Club are hosting a Bouldering League. The next comp is on the 30th of September, followed by another on the 14th of October.

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Protea’s competing IFSC World Youth Championship – Noumea, New Caledonia (FRA) 19 – 23 Sep

The Protea’s Youth Climbing Team are competing in Noumea, New Caledonia this weekend – the climbing is being streamed live, so you can watch it live over the weekend.

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