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Part 1: Climb Like Chris Sharma: Limits and Fears

Chris Sharma shares his strategy and techniques that have made him one of the best climbers in the world.

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Video: Climber’s Journal Series: UK

Exploring the amazing lands of England, Scotland and Wales. Even if you’re not a climber, watch it and be amazed by the astonishing landscape.

South African Adventurer Dave du Plessis Shot During Amazon Expedition

He has bullets in his spine, face, neck, skull, arms, was left for dead, got up, ran for about 5 km to get help, saw people, tried to call for help but no sound came out because he had been shot in the neck.

Video: Another 8B for Ashima Shiraishi

11 year old Ashima Shiraishi from New York city, who is in South Africa with Paul Robinson & Co. for the Chasing winter film project, has made made the 2nd female ascent of Fragile steps, 8B, in the Fortress sector, Rocklands.

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Video: Cerro Torre by Fair Means

Since its 1974 first ascent until 2012, only three new routes were established to Cerro Torre’s summit without relying on the bolt ladders of the infamous Compressor Route.

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**Updated + Pics Alard Hufner, Douard Le Roux and Robert Powell summit Trango

Alard Hufner and Douard Le Roux summited Trango on Saturday

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Bolt failure at Kleinmond

I have looked at the bolt and it is very clearly Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) that caused the failure.

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4 8B+’s in one week for Graham

Dave Graham has had what surely must be one of his best weeks ever, with four 8B+’s and one 8B in Rocklands, South Africa.

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Quality European Footwear brands arriving in South Africa

Traverse Outdoor Gear is pleased to announce that it will be bringing quality European mountain footwear brands to South Africa.

Shiraishi: V13 Redpoint, V11 Flash in Rocklands

Ashima Shiraishi made her way to Cape Town, South Africa, at the beginning of August and has climbed several of her hardest problems, including a potential V13 second ascent.

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