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Paige Claassen South Africa Presentation

Paige Claassen Presentations

Words and pictures from professional climber, Paige Claassen

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Paige Claassen rock climbing South Africa

American girls crushing hard and Waterval Boven gets its first 34/8c

The visiting American girls (Paige Claassen and Sasha DiGiulian) have been ticking off Andrew Pedley’s open projects.

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Paige Claassen rock climbing South Africa

Paige Claassen bags the First Ascent of Digital Warfare (33 / 8b+ / 5.14-)

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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Self timers are the shiz

Gobble Gobble

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.

Joe Möhle, unplugged, on Roulette, Table Mountain

Cape Classics by Adele McCann

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.

Sasha Digiulian South Africa

Sasha DiGiulian Q&A

Sasha took some time out to answer a few questions in advance of her trip to South Africa:

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Nursery Ravine Highline

Nursery Ravine Highline information

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Clinton Martinengo rock climbing, Montagu

Clinton Martinengo sends Mazawattee (35/8c+)

Clinton Martinengo is the third South African to climb the 8c+ grade with his send of Mazawattee.

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Brian Weaver

Brian Weaver – Sends and New Arrivals

Andrew and I headed off to Boven with the intention of doing Boa Rodeo, an 8a+ trad line. Both of us tried it for three days but had no sends. We discovered how hard it actually is to place the gear!

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Drakensberg Ice Climbing 2013

Drakensberg Ice climbing – I know what you did last night

By the power vested in us, we now pronounce the ice season open!

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