I named the Chosfather in celebration of Gauteng’s oldest proper strong-man, Colin Crabtree, who has been ‘chossing-it’ since before there was even a damn at Harties.
Ed February speaks about mountaineering in our modern day.
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The winners of the African Alpine Adventures Photographic Competition have been announced.
Montagu: Waterworld is Climbable Again! Waterworld base build report: The work meet was a great success and (although some work is still needed) Waterworld is back.
Brian Weaver gives us an account of his latest experience, “On my way back I came across a little black snake. I took some pictures and then I picked it up. It was totally chilled at first and I carried it a bit, then it bit me twice.”
Joe Möhle was named Sportsperson of the year, at the the 2012 UCT Sports Awards.
Anyone found to be not complying with the rules will be banned from the property and should the access be closed down, (they) will not be very popular!
Andrew Pedley won with an average grade of 31. Brian Weaver came 2nd beating Kim Robinson, the visiting Tasmanian, by 15 points both averaging a grade of 30.5
Gosia Lipinska has been climbing for 9 years and has climbed extensively all over South Africa and the world.
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The “local is lekker” film competition was created to allow SA film makers a chance to present their film making skills annually. The top 3 films were shown around the country in conjunction with the Reel Rock Tour
A big thanks to the organisers, sponsors and everyone who attended the 2012 Boven Roc Rally!
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Overall it was a memorable trip and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity and the chance to meet new people and just experience Singapore.
The Johannesburg Section of the Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) will be celebrating this year’s 10th Boven Rock Rally by offering a club joining ‘special’.
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The 2013 Rock Chicks calendar has some favourites from the women’s climbing scene as well as some newcomers.
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Many good adventures start over a pint. Nursing a throbbing head the next day, the previous nights discussion is written off as the beer talking. I never really believed this trip would happen.
The UIAA – International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation is issuing a worldwide warning to users of via ferrata sets to check the websites of manufacturers in order to find out whether the unit they are using is safe.
The idea is to make the “local is lekker” comp a regular, annual event which will be combined with the RRT.
The Mt. Kenya National Park now holds the world record for the world’s highest via ferrata at 4,985m/16,355 ft above sea level.
The Langeberg Municipality are neglecting the mountain reserve in Montagu.
Climbers are reminded of the closure of The Canyon in the Kloof Gorge annually, from 16 August to 31 December.