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Highest Freestanding Mountain expedition in aid of Lymphoma

Kojetin has set his sights on Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. Kilimanjaro – which means Where God Lives in Swahili – is in Tanzania and is the highest freestanding mountain in the world at 5895m above sea level.

Red River Gorge, climbing iPhone app

The 3rd edition of Red River Gorge Rock Climbs will be released in print and as an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. This revolutionary product redefines the concept of a “climbing guide” with features that can’t be replicated in print.


Adam Ondra at Malham

The atmosphere on the Malham Catwalk was palpable yesterday – King Wad, a.k.a. Adam Ondra was in town! And man was he pulling down big style.


Martina Navratilova to climb Kilimanjaro despite battling cancer

Retired tennis player Martina Navratilova is refusing to let her recent breast cancer diagnosis stop her from reaching her goals and will go ahead with her plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Mountain Mail Order / Seven Summits Manager Position

Mountain Mail Order, is looking for a vibrant outdoor enthusiast, preferably with climbing knowledge and experience to work in their Claremont shop. Send you CV to patricia@mountainmailorder.co.za

MCSA KZN Section 90th July Camp, Crystal Waters, 3 to 17 July 2010

You may recall that I wrote to you, in high spirits late last year, outlining my hopes and plans for celebrating the 90th July Camp with a special camp in the southern KZN Drakensberg. The GOOD news is that although this notice is so very late, there WILL be a July Camp, from 3 to […]

Steph Davis: So in Control

Steph Davis has been pushing the limits of climbing for 18 years, cross discipline.


Mandy Ramsden starts the next cycle of acclimatization on her quest to become the first SA woman to conquer all 7 summits

Everyone has benefited greatly from the oxygen-rich and pancake-abundant environment of base camp and we’re all psyched to get going with our second acclimatisation cycle, notwithstanding the impending 1.45am wake-up call and a breezier weather forecast.


Korean first woman to climb world’s 14 highest peaks

South Korean climber Oh Eun-sun claimed the record as the first woman to summit all 14 of the world’s peaks over 8,000 meters when she scaled Mount Annapurna in Nepal on Tuesday.

Ambrosia Third Ascent

On Aprile 27th, American climber Isaac Caldiero fromSalt Lake City (Utah) has done the third ascent of Ambrosia 8A, the famed highball located in Grandpa Peabody – Buttermilks.