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SkyRun 2014 Report

Iain Don-Wauchope has won the 2014 Salomon Skyrun powered by Powertraveller in a new course record of 12:08.

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Joe Kinder at Flatanger Cave, Norway.

Joe Kinder: 30 Days in Norway

The legendary Hanshelleren Cave in Flatanger, Norway, gained worldwide attention in the climbing community when Adam Ondra established two of the world’s hardest routes there. This year Joe Kinder decided that he had to see the cave for himself.

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Masquerade

Masquerade – A New Route in Du Toits Kloof

It is not a 5 star Krakadouw or Tafelberg route but it is certainly worth 4 stars in the context of the Du Toits’ Kloof area. It is easily done in a day from Cape Town.

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Triwaters

Triwaters challenge to adventurers and weekend warriors

We play in it. We drink it. We need it more than anything else to survive.

40 routes in a day Challenge

Garvin’s Big 40th Charity Climb

The Eastern Cape is one of the poorest provinces in South Africa and badly resourced. Chronic under funding and lack of maintenance has left many hospitals without the proper equipment and instruments which are needed to provide adequate and appropriate healthcare.

Rumble Poster 6 2014

Rumble 6 – The MEGA Rumble

The 6th Rumble is on it’s way and because it is the final one Southern Rock is going to bump up the festivities a few notches.

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South African Alpinism

South African Alpinism Round Up – 2013 / 2014 – Part 1

The aim of these articles is to encourage a sense of community amongst SA alpinists and to inspire people to get out there and learn about this adventurous aspect of the climbing world hopefully under the guidance and skills of those getting the relevant experience.

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Dance Macabre

The eThekwini Invasion

Now, a sensible man would have cleaned the gear and sipped tea for the afternoon. Fortunately, I can’t claim an abundance of sensibility, nor do I like tea.

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Rocklands trad

Rocklands: A trad diary by James Pearson & Caroline Ciavalidini

An almost unlimited potential for Trad development, with 1,000’s of new routes to climb! In three weeks the pair barely scratched the surface…

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Magnetic Wall, Table Mountain

Magnetic Wall – An Evolving Story

Don set off with a clutch of pitons and hammer. He aided a thin seam up the very attractive steep white face until he could free climb up to an overlap… Jonathan Levy and Tim Hughes joined Mike and Don to follow up their route on its first ascent.

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