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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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Cut rope, stolen

A tale of grand theft, sending and route raiding at Chosspile

So the plot thickens, never has one crag been the location for so much scandal and mystery!

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No Olympic rock climbing sign

Rock Climbing gets cut from the Olympics

Climbing debuted as a demonstration sport at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Let’s first have a look at some the established events that uphold the Olympics ideals of “Faster, Higher, Stronger”.

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Crocodile at Tonquani

UPDATE: Crocodile at Tonquani

We are happy to inform everyone that the crocodile that had ventured to Junction Pool , Tonquani has been safely removed from Junction Pool.