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BASE Jump Swing, Hout Bay

Let Go – BASE Swing and Space Line

Great video of a few guys and girls having fun on the Sentinal at Hout Bay!! The video features a BASE Swing and Space Line.

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Nepal avalanche – Death Toll up to 29

Nepal army rescuers in helicopters spotted eight more bodies of trekkers along a mountain trail that was buried in avalanches and blizzards, raising the death toll to 29, while five more climbers were missing on another mountain, officials said Thursday.

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Half Dome

8 days in Yosemite

Yosemite is truly one of those places where Mother Nature has outdone herself, and from the view of a climber there is no other place like it on earth. Driving out of the valley I had just one thought in my mind, “I will be back”…

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The 2014 National Lead Climbing Competition

For the first time in many, many years, the Western Cape became host to the biggest indoor climbing competition in South Africa: the 2014 National Lead Climbing Competition.

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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.

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Nice Time, Yellowwood

Yellowwood – Lekker Time 16+++

So we decided to climb Lekker Time last week. It’s a 220m climb in Yellowwood. It ended up taking a lot longer than we thought due to wet rock and schlauky conditions.

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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.

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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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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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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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