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Adam Ondra – 8c+ onsight? 9a first go?

Facts and rumours about what Adam Ondra did in Cataluña got a bit confusing… 8c+ onsight? 9a first go? To get things right, I asked the man himself: Oh yeah, that is a complete misunderstanding. I did it first go in a way, but I knew all the moves in Fabela from the other routes: […]


Supertramp almost at his destination

When 23-year-old Kyle Meeneham first started making his way around the perimeter of South Africa more than 270 days ago, it was because he “just felt like walking”.


Simon Carter – climbing photography video

Climbing photographer Simon Carter explains the tricks of the trade in this interesting short video clip.


Western Province Boulder League – Round 1 Report

The UCT wall provided some challenging problem’s, Problem 13 and 15 eluded all the competitors…


WP Boulder League Round 2

Round two of WP Boulder League is at the MCSA Cape Town Wall, 97 Hatfield Street.


Climb Like a Girl

Climb Like a Girl are holding a one day climbing workshop in Cape Town on the 27th of February.


Adam Ondra – F9a First Go

At Santa Linya in Spain Adam Ondra has onsighted the F8c+ La Fabela and instead of stopping to clip the chains he carried on, adding the finish of the Enmienda link-ups (this specific link is given an overall grade of F9a).


New Route Likely South Platte

Jason Haas has completed the hardest pitch in Colorado’s South Platte area, a roof seam that’s protected with removable pro and might be 5.14a. The new route, Comprometido, took Haas about a year and a half to redpoint.

Andreas Proft, 8a+ Solo, Barefoot

Last week Andreas Proft from Germany climbed the route Path of Excess Power 8a+ at Echo Valley, Spain, without a rope and barefoot.


Daniel Woods: Hardest Problem in U.S.

Daniel Woods has completed a short granite roof in Boulder Canyon, Colorado, that he’s graded V16 — the first boulder problem given this grade in the United States, and one of the few in the world.