On this past January 19, 17-year-old Johnny Collinson became the youngest person to climb all of the Seven Summits, the highest points on each of the seven continents.
In January Iker Pou made the second ascent of Chris Sharma’s desperate route from 2009 – Demencia Senil, 9a+, at Margalef, to the north west of Barcelona in Spain.
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Climbing and mountaineering has changed a lot in the past 20 years, and so has the literature that becomes of it. Pre the 90’s expeditions to the big hills in particular, were reserved for the elite few of the world’s finest, or national campaigns.
He is a household name amongst big wall climbers; a legendary figure that took the sport of rock climbing to a new level by opening big wall routes in Yosemite Valley in the 50’s and 60’s.
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Kaapstad – Die voorste lit van ’n man se linkergroottoon sal gerekonstrueer moet word nadat ’n rots daarop geval het terwyl hy Leeukop uitgeklim het.
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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: […]
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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”.
Climbing photographer Simon Carter explains the tricks of the trade in this interesting short video clip.
The UCT wall provided some challenging problem’s, Problem 13 and 15 eluded all the competitors…
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Round two of WP Boulder League is at the MCSA Cape Town Wall, 97 Hatfield Street.