Alex Honnold was invited to south Africa to participate in Robert Breyer’s film, with the working title Climbing the Big 5. At Waterval Boven in Mpumalanga last month, he said: “I came to an exotic adventure destination and found high-quality rock and fully legitimate climbing. I really like Boven. The rock here is surprisingly good.” […]
I was about to be ready to become a High Mountain Guide when a huge snow block hit my back. Since then, I’m paraplegic.
During a trip to Australia this summer, German climber Dorothea Karalus made the first ascent of In the Cloud, ~8A+, in the Grampians.
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The annual Rocklands Clean Up over the first weekend of November.
New evidence by South African researchers has shown that mountains are not as stable as previously thought.
The MCSA and Wonderwall are doing a First Aid and Rope Skills Open Night.
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He completed the Lafaille line up through the headwall and on to the summit. It’s an ascent that pretty much baffles the mind. But it’s an ascent he puts down to being ‘lucky’, “sometimes you’ve just got to get lucky in the mountains”.
A SANParks ranger is recovering in hospital after he had been stabbed several times by a man while on patrol on Karbonkelberg in Hout Bay yesterday
The “Swiss Machine” Ueli Steck has summited the notoriously difficult Annapurna I (8,091 meters) via the South Face in the Himalaya.
Chris Sharma was not able to climb at Yosemite due to the Government shutdown, so he went to Clark Mountain to work on a new project…