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The Bold and the Beautiful – New Crag in Montagu

In April this year Riki & Justin Lawson together with Stuart Brown of De Bos, started bolting a new crag…


Rockstock 4 ! Rocklands, South Africa

This is the real deal – Rockstock will take place over the long weekend in August.


MCSA National Meet – Towerkop 2010

2010 National Meet in Ladismith (W/Cape) coinciding with the 125th Anniversary of Nefdt’s Route – The first rock climbing route in South Africa 18 – 25 September 2010


Borneo Big Wall Expedition

The team made it up 6000ft vertical through six ecologic zones to base camp on a high ridge of Mt. Kinabalu.

Extreme Ice Survey

EIS uses time-lapse photography, conventional photography, and video to document the rapid changes now occurring on the Earth’s glacial ice.

Magaliesberg protection: Information on Kgaswane Lodge ,illegal development in the MPE

At a meeting of the General Committee of the Johannesburg Section held on Monday, 7 June 2010, a unanimous decision was reached to support the Magaliesberg Protection Association (MPA) in taking a decision of the MEC of Northwest Province on appeal to the High Court.


Centenary of the First Ascent of the Sentinel (Northen Drakensberg)

WJ Wybergh and Lt NM McLeod first climbed the Sentinel via the standard route on 29 September 1910.

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Keur Kloof – Montagu – Access & Bolting

Recently a forum member enquired about access and bolting at Keur Kloof in Montagu

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7 Summits – 7 Flights

‘Wanted. Men for hazardous journey. Low wages. Bitter cold. Long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in the event of success. Ernest Shackleton’s 1907 ad in London’s Times, recruiting a crew to sail with him on his exploration of the South Pole.

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Sharper Edges – on SABC3

Two men who have spent their lives in the void, high up in some of the most extreme environments in the world. Realms that are wild, untouched frontiers of human experience – Sharper Edges will be broadcast on Saturday, 5 June, at 18:30 on SABC3.

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