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World Record setting run by Calitz on Table Mountain

On Saturday K-Way athlete Andre ‘AJ’ Calitz ascended Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge an incredible 14.5 times in 12 hours; that’s 10,257 vertical metres. This exceeds the previous record of 10,060 metres and will etch Calitz’ name on the World Record listing for ‘Greatest vertical height climbing stairs in 12 hours’.

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Alex Honnold Sands Fingertips and Free Solos Near Bishop | A Day in the Life, Ep. 1

Day in the Life caught up with Honnold who is still dirtbaggin’ out of his van near Bishop, California, not too far from where he grew up, presumably in a house, not a van. His morning is dedicated to checking out the late John Bachar’s free solo circuit in Owens River Gorge and repeating many of the routes.

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Yosemite

Application is now open for the USA International Climber’s meet in Yosemite

The American Alpine Club is hosting its 7th annual International Climbers’ Meet (ICM). We would like to extend an invitation to all Climb ZA members to participate in this annual event to be held the week of Oct 6 – October 11, 2014 in Yosemite Valley.

Daniel Woods, Dave Graham, and Co Explore an Amazing New Bouldering Frontier | Viva Peñoles, Ep. 1

In January 2014, five world-class American boulderers descended into the desert near Peñoles, Mexico, in the state of Chihuahua to explore a new bouldering area with local climber and developer Diego Montull.

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Off the Wagon – Valle Bavona

Off the wagon 8B+ – Valle Bavona – 4th Ascent

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Jacopo Larcher climbs “Prinzip Hoffnung” [ 8b/8b+ E9/E10 ]

Beat Kammerlander bolted the route in 1997, but in 2009 at the age of 50, he decided to remove the bolts and climb it with trad gear: he made it one of the hardest trad route in the world.

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Western Cape Boulder League 2014 Round 7 & 8 Results

The last round of the WC Boulder League was held on Tuesday, here are the final results of the best 6 rounds.
Well done Robert Fraser and Rachelle de Charmoy!

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Patagonia Promise – Sean Leary

A legend in the climbing world as well as the BASE community has passed away, Sean Leary. In this heart-felt video he completes the first ascent of a line on El Mochito in Patagonia with Cedar Wright and Renan Ozturk. Sean had a deep passion for the mountains and those close to him. He will be greatly missed.

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Snow on Matroosberg during April

Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve reported snow on the 2249 meter Matroosberg was covered in snow yesterday!

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Llandudno Bouldering

Sheldon Smith bouldering at Llandudno for the day, he managed to finish off two projects he started on the previous year, this gave him a great sense of elation after being able to tick them off his list.

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