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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.

WP Boulder League Round 6

Round 6 will be held at the MCSA Cape Town wall at 6:30pm. See you all there.


Americans Send New Route on Los Gemelos

On January 25, Americans Ian Nicholson and Graham Zimmerman climbed the east face of Los Gemelos in the French Valley of Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia.


Gobat Smith Achieves Another 8b+

New Zealand climber Mayan Gobat Smith recently achieved another 8b+ (5.14a) during a month-long trip to Milford Sound, a fjord located on the southwest coast of NZ’s South Island.

Adam Ondra repeats Golpe de Estado, 9b

Yesterday 3 pm a triumphal cry sounded in Siurana, Spain as Adam Ondra sent “Golpe de estado” 9b!


New Routes at Wolfberg

One of the incredible privileges of living in Africa is that it is still possible to walk up to a popular crag and open good quality moderate trad routes.


VIDEO: Chris Sharma Interview