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80’s Day at The Mine

Neon tights, Polly shorts, headbands and Ray Bans… the 80’s Day at The Mine was a great success.

Petzl Rock and Road Mentor Day

This is an invitation to young climbers to take part in the “Rock and Road” mentor day.


The Rock Master Comp

Mountain Extreme Events now brings you the first ever Rock Master lead climbing competition to be held in Cape Town, South Africa. This is the first time that a Rock Master event has ever happened outside of Arco Italy, the home of this iconic event.


Petzl / MCSA Rock and Road Trip 2010

The final list of competitors for the PETZL / MCSA 2010 Rock and Road Trip


FEAT 2010, Jo’burg

Alex Harris has been climbing mountains for two decades, leading more than 20 expeditions. In 1996, at the age of 25, Alex resigned from a career in sales to follow his passion for exploration.


Pulane Children’s Centre, Lesotho. October 2010

These kids had all abseiled before on a lower abseil and were raring to go at the prospect of a “real abseil”!


GRIGRI 2 Review

GRIGRI 2 Review – Assisted braking belay device

The new Grigri2 is lighter, safer, smaller and works like the old one (just like an old friend but now with benefits)

New Route: Jabulani at Yellowwood Amphitheatre

The route “Jabulani” is located on the right side of the wall were a big system of corners is obviously seen from the ground. The seven pitches ascending the top consist climbing of different style, like corners, cracks, slabs, overhangs, etc


Dean Potter FA of King Air

The Le Conte boulder, also known as the House Keeping boulder, is in Yosemite Valley, California. For more than a decade, I’d been trying to figure out the proudest, tallest line on the block, with no luck.


Climbers 4 Waterval Boven Ropes in Bags of Support

60 litres of paint, a computer and printer, two oil heaters and bags of clothes…just some of the ‘jumble’ generously donated by climbers at the 2010 Roc Rally in support of Climbers 4 Waterval Boven, an initiative by climbers to support the Waterval Boven community.