I succeeded on Aitzol after about 2 weeks of effort, maybe 14 tries. Due to delays from snow and icy winds, the send came down to wire on the last day of the trip.
Tags: Steve Bradshaw jnr
Now, this is not some egocentric plug for our route. On the contrary it is essentially the opposite. Let me explain.
In what seemed an expedition destined to be forced home without a summit attempt, Gauteng-based climbers John Black, Allan Dickinson and Warren Eva have become the first all-South African climbing team to etch their names into the Ama Dablam history books.
Climbing is a school that teaches some bladdie good lessons. Lessons which I have tried my best to attend in the last few years. Lessons that have punished like losing my very first Sports rope in Dubai to lessons that have enriched like my first on-sighted Berg climb.
Come see the top climbers of SA climbing in the Rock Master 2013 at CityROCK.
It messes with your mind as well as your body, leaving you very happy after putting your body in some disconcerting positions.
On the weekend of the 8th November 2013 fifteen climbers spent the weekend climbing at Mount Everest, Harrismith.
Maintaining access to our climbing areas is paramount- we need to take a stand!
Please see the latest news that the MCSA Rock Climbing Committee is working on and please don’t hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, information or offers to assist us with any of the below items.
One climber arrived on Saturday for the Rocklands Clean Up. One. And he’s not a boulderer, he’s a sport climber. From Pretoria.