With winter approaching, this months MCSA social feature looks at a South African’s favourite winter playgrounds in the Alps, and the hints, tips, tricks (esp about gear) that were learned.
I’ve never really tried deep water soloing. It’s a climbing style that seems very appealing – bikinis, board shorts and rock.
The Southern Rock Rumble’s often have a festive air to them but some stand out as particularly fun.
This year, the MCSA July Camp will be in the aptly named Vergelegen Nature Reserve that ‘lies so far away’ and is so well-hidden that even many KZN-based Berg-loving people do not even know about it.
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At approximately 15:00 on Sunday 25 May 2014 a 28 year old male was seriously injured in an accident in the Magaliesberg Mountains and had to be rescued by an Air Force Helicopter.
Patxi Usobiaga described Adam Ondra’s onsight of Il Domani as “The most impressive thing I’ve ever seen.”
The Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge, which is now in its 2nd year, invites amateur and professional filmmakers to submit five-minute films under the theme of ‘South African outdoor culture and lifestyle’.
Gerald took the biggest lob so far of his nine month old climbing career and I caught my first ever leader fall. The year was 1986 and we were learning fast what F3 at Monteseel was all about.
David Wade, Evan Margettsm Elzanne Robinson and Joshua McNally did a climbing trip (and some interesting gear testing) at De Hoek Nature Reserve half an hour from Oudtshoorn tucked away in the Swartberg mountains.
Andrew Pedley on the first Ascent of his route Double Dragon (33/8B+) in Narrow Kloof, South Africa.
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