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Another 2nd ascent from Iker Pou

Iker Pou seems to be making a bit of a habit out of making the 2nd ascents of hard routes at Margalef.


Passos strikes again and other news from Brazil

Brazilian bouldering star, Rafael Passos has struck again, this time making the FA of Homeostase , V12/8A+ at Cristalina, Goiás, Brazil.

Montagu Crag Closures – Bosch Kloof Closed

All Climbing past Lego Land is closed to climbing. Please do not climb at any of the crags past Lego Land.

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WP Boulder League Report – Rounds 5 & 6

Round 5 of WP Boulder league was held at the Neelsie wall in Stellenbosch last week Tuesday, in what ended up being an awesome round.


Earl Crag Action – Buys and Whittaker

Pete Whittaker has nabbed the second ascent of French Duke (E9 7a) at Earl Crag, Yorkshire.

Another Siege Begins to Free Mescalito

As of yesterday, Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are back in Yosemite for their second assault of Mescalito, a climb that, when it goes free, will set a new standard for multi-pitch routes.

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GP Salvo Repeats Hueco Testpiece

On February 25, GP Salvo made the second ascent of Tactile Style on West Mountain in Hueco Tanks, four years after Chris Sharma made the first ascent in the film Dosage IV.

Takargo first ascent by Joseph Puryear and David Gottlieb

Americans Joseph Puryear and David Gottlieb have made the first ascent of Takargo (6771 meters) via its East Face in Nepal.

Paarl Rock Vistor Times

Yesterday two boulderer’s had a minor run in with the Paarl Reserve authorities. Nothing too major, however the park personal stressed that visitors must please adhere to the open and close times of the reserve.


Rock Climber Dies in Cliff Fall

It took rescue workers more than three hours to find the body of a rock climber who had fallen from a cliff in Winston Park, near Hillcrest.