Paul Robinson has made the second ascent of Fred Nicole’s Monkey Wedding (V15) in Rocklands, South Africa, which Nicole established in 2002.
In August David Lama from Austria carried out the first ascent of Lülü 8c+ at Céüse, while 15 year old Enzo Oddo from France repeated Chris Sharma’s Realization 9a+ and Alizée Dufraisse repeated Arcadémicien des Creépis 8c
On August 20th, Tennessee native and recent New River Gorge transplant Brent Perkins stepped up to the NRG’s ultra classic 5.14a Proper Soul. He tied in, racked up with a handful of nuts and cams, and climbed to the top without falling… or clipping the bolts.
Capetonian Jeremy Taylor, 31, was to fulfill a lifelong dream to climb Mount Everest and early on Tuesday he was on his way.
According to Jackie Hueftle, a Boulder-based climber-journalist, Graftiaux is said to have been descending at the time. “The Belgian site says she was hit by a falling block and fell 600 meters. In any case, it is a sad day for the climbing community.”
The rock is really good and there are so many good problems that it’s hard to tell where you want to begin. There are many FA’s to develop if you look around enough.
Update regarding the Magaliesberg Protection Association’s campaign against Kgaswane Country Lodge.
The three American veterans from three different wars had only one good leg among them. But that didn’t stop them from summiting Africa’s highest mountain.
“This place wants you dead” how to make a film about the coldest place on earth.
The Pou brothers in ‘Panaroma’, a Alex Huber route in Tre cime di Lavaredo, Dolomitas.