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First tracks on the Polar Molar

We chose as our goal one of Bob’s secret unclimbed walls which we’ve been calling the Polar Molar for it’s tooth-like appearance and pearly-white enamel surface.

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2012 Montagu Flood – Cogmans Kloof Pass is open

After heavy rainfall last night and this morning, Montagu is flooded in with incoming roads from the N1, N2 and pass to Ashton being closed.
Rain is still falling in Montagu.

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Friedrichshafen Outdoor show

OUTDOOR

The outdoors is getting greater. More people going outdoors, that translates to more customers and more stuff to buy and sell. Business is good.

Rocklands Rockstock 2012

For the week leading up to Rockstock 2012, Cody, Justin, Thys and I were checking weather reports almost hourly, comparing forecasts, and trying decide whether the event should go ahead or if we should postpone.

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The almost-but-not-quite-impossible wall

After a few days rest we picked out a potential line on Impossible Wall and packed our haulbags: 80 litres of water, 100 cans of food and a mountain of hardware and ropes, over 300 kg in total.

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Feeling Illiterate

I must admit that growing up in the mountains of the Western Cape, no matter how you explore them, doesn’t adequately prepare you for alpine experiences.

2012 South African Trango Expedition

SA Team head to Trango

The South African team have left for Trango and are making good progress

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The Five St Mary's girls make it to Everest Base Camp - Biana, Bernie, Alex, Julia and Kim with SA flag

St Mary’s girls reach new heights at Everest.

A group of five girls from St Mary’s School (Waverley, Johannesburg) and their parents made history by trekking to Everest earlier this year.

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ARF Report Silvermine Lower Crag

The thought of having to go through planning another w/e outweighed my bed, which my oh so sexy girlfriend was keeping warm.

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Black Diamond Rock Rally, Kleinmond

Black Diamond Rock Rally

The Gravity Festival started 10 years ago as a gathering of white water enthusiasts and has gradually grown into a multi-discipline festival of adventure sports

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