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Deep Water Soloing South Africa Wilgepoort

Wilgepoort Deep Water Solo Comp

Last Sunday we had the first ever DWS comp in SA. This was held at Wilgepoort, near Bronkies. The MCSA purchased the land last year and one of the aims of the event was to open up more potential uses for the location.

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Skoorsteenskop, Hout Bay access details

Skoorsteenskop, Hout Bay Access Details

For almost a decade, the MCSA and other parties fought with neighbours whose newly built houses now blocked access to the mountain. There is now a publicly owned servitude path that cuts in between 2 of the houses so you can get access to the mountain and the Kop.

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Reverence, in the Cathedral: A brand new classic?

The Cathedral in Jonkershoek is a magnificent piece of mountain. “Pity the rock quality is so bad”, I’ve always thought – this, based on experience of other routes in the area.

Table Mountain Clean Up 2014

Many of us spend a lot of time on our great Table Mountain, now is your opportunity to get involved and give something back to the mountain we love, it’s time for Table Mountain Clean-up 2014!

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Finish hold on Mintberry.

Brian Weaver discovers that “It’s All Uphill…”

Brian Weaver comes to the Cape, goes bouldering at Echo Valley, climbs on the Jeopardy Wall and discovers that most things in the Cape are….

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Oceans of Fear, Klein Winterhoek

Oceans of my Life

“Was it a Top 100 night?” Ian and Arno wanted to know. Guy Paterson-Jones and I had topped-out on Klein Winterhoek after climbing the legendary Oceans of Fear then raced down to link up with Ian and Arno who had climbed the frontal route.

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Jimbo Smith Russian Roulette, Table Mountain

Video: Jimbo Smith climbs Russian Roulette, Table Mountain

On the 1st of March, 2014 Jimbo Smith opened his ‘final’ project on the Jeopardy Wall on the Jeopardy Wall, Fountain Ledge, Table Mountain.

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Results from the Rumble 2

Their first few timid attempts on the easier climbs break the ice and soon the atmosphere heats up, the crowds appear, the guns start firing and its game time.

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Matt Bush TedX Talk

The freestyle life: Matt Bush at TEDx Table Mountain

This is a story of finding self expression through climbing journeys though the natural landscapes of Table Mountain, Cederberg, Montagu, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Poles Apart Book Release – Interview with Sean Disney & Vaughan de la Harpe

Poles Apart is highly informative about some of the real nitty gritty encounters and behind-the-scenes information about what exactly it takes to summit some of the world’s highest mountains…

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