The 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Chile on Saturday morning, along with more than a hundred significant aftershocks since, also shook the highlands of the Southern Andes during the height of climbing season.
The third round of boulder league saw the participation of some strong climbers, with the likes of Arjan De Kock and Ben Harper; this created some extra competition for the men’s open category.
Stuart Brown has bolted another 5 Star classic line at the Palace.
Check out the trailer for CORE the newest film from Chuck Fryberger Productions.
To those of you that missed it: Cape Storm in Wynberg are showing Progression on Wednesday evening @ 7:30 pm.
On February 12, the full session of the International Olympic Committee formally recognized the International Federation of Sport Climbing, two years after the ISCF was granted provisional recognition.
On this past January 19, 17-year-old Johnny Collinson became the youngest person to climb all of the Seven Summits, the highest points on each of the seven continents.
In January Iker Pou made the second ascent of Chris Sharma’s desperate route from 2009 – Demencia Senil, 9a+, at Margalef, to the north west of Barcelona in Spain.
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Climbing and mountaineering has changed a lot in the past 20 years, and so has the literature that becomes of it. Pre the 90’s expeditions to the big hills in particular, were reserved for the elite few of the world’s finest, or national campaigns.