Gerald took the biggest lob so far of his nine month old climbing career and I caught my first ever leader fall. The year was 1986 and we were learning fast what F3 at Monteseel was all about.
David Wade, Evan Margettsm Elzanne Robinson and Joshua McNally did a climbing trip (and some interesting gear testing) at De Hoek Nature Reserve half an hour from Oudtshoorn tucked away in the Swartberg mountains.
Andrew Pedley on the first Ascent of his route Double Dragon (33/8B+) in Narrow Kloof, South Africa.
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For the last two years, developers backed by government officials have relentlessly destroyed the lower cavern system, cemented stairs into the ancient walls, constructed a suspension bridge and a glass elevator.
The Mountain Club of SA and Cape Nature are pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting a ‘Rocklands Conservation Day’ – at Rocklands (Cederberg) on the 7 & 8 June 2014.
20 year old Andrea Biffi recently sent Not For Sale (30/8a+) at the Scoop.
Winter temperatures are approaching and with it comes bouldering season. The perfect time for Southern Rock to have the 3rd Rumble comp.
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Darryl helped me bolt The Bat (24) and that was it, the bolting bug had bitten and the infection set in. With 30 bolts remaining in my possession I walked the base of Bronkies with a different mindset constantly on the look out for which line of rock to next drill holes in.
Training, Coaching and Success. Very often I sit around wondering what factors help a person to succeed. Success in life like success in climbing requires preparation. For me, this often results in many hours spent isolated in my spare room doing…
It was a brilliantly hot day when the Montagu Mayhem Rock Rally took place this year. Over 50 climbers took part and we even had some visitors from up country competing.