Unfortunately, when Rocklands became internationally famous, the rules were not communicated effectively to the visiting international climbers.
This is hopefully a small start to capture what South Africans are out doing in the world of Alpinism and winter climbing during the past season and hopefully will galvanise more people into this fantastic and exciting element of the climbing world.
In celebration of a great year, Southern Rock Climbing Centre will be holding it’s birthday event on 6th August.
Following the recent trip to the Wow Prow by Paige Claassen, Jon Glassberg, and a psyched bunch of climbers from Joburg I decided to let the cat out of the bag and write this topo.
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James “Jimbo” Smith conquers the “The Squid & The Whale”, a climb on Cape Town’s Table Mountain, graded at 31.
Words and pictures from professional climber, Paige Claassen
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The visiting American girls (Paige Claassen and Sasha DiGiulian) have been ticking off Andrew Pedley’s open projects.
Paige Claassen has made the first ascent of the open project, “Digital Warfare”, weighing in at a solid 33/8b+/5.14-
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The following morning, on my walk to do an Eskom (think load shedding), I noticed there were only four Czechs. Now this is where the plot would thicken, if there was one.
Adele’s pocket-sized, ring-bound book, published in 1993, is a varied selection of trad routes in the Western Cape. To her great credit Adele climbed all of these routes – a not-insignificant achievement for any local.