Entries opened on the 20th August and within a few days we could see we were heading for a bumper competition. A total of 117 competitors registered for the competition – our highest yet in 12 years!
Clifford Hakimi made an ascent of the short and powerful route ‘Switch Bitch’ (31/8a+) at the Cauldron in Donker Kloof, Montagu.
“Show a painter a rock and he will see a painting; a soldier will see something to pass over; the climber will see a beautiful line. It’s like, what’s possible, what’s not possible. I like climbing for all these complex and absurd aspects.”
Wits University Mountain Club are hosting a Bouldering League. The next comp is on the 30th of September, followed by another on the 14th of October.
The Protea’s Youth Climbing Team are competing in Noumea, New Caledonia this weekend – the climbing is being streamed live, so you can watch it live over the weekend.
Search and Rescue checked in on us – it was getting cold and they advised us to try and find shelter from the wind without taking any risks.
‘A Life In The Orange’ slideshow presented by Andrew Pedley. The show will feature the best moments and other stuff from 25 years climbing.
The Boven Mountain Festival will take place from 3-5 October 2014 at Tranquilitas Adventure Farm. The event includes an adventure night run and a rock climbing competition.
The Chief of the South African Scouting Movement summited the highest peak on the African continent in a bid to raise funds for ‘Track 4 Mandela’ an initiative of the Imbumba Foundation.
The New Waterval Boven Guide has been released and is available for download.
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