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Dean Potter FA of King Air

The Le Conte boulder, also known as the House Keeping boulder, is in Yosemite Valley, California. For more than a decade, I’d been trying to figure out the proudest, tallest line on the block, with no luck.


Climbers 4 Waterval Boven Ropes in Bags of Support

60 litres of paint, a computer and printer, two oil heaters and bags of clothes…just some of the ‘jumble’ generously donated by climbers at the 2010 Roc Rally in support of Climbers 4 Waterval Boven, an initiative by climbers to support the Waterval Boven community.


Boven Roc Rally 2010 Results

The Boven Roc Rally has come and gone, click here for results and pictures…


Petzl Rock and Road Trip Western Cape 2010 – here it comes!

The Rock and Road is an organised and sponsored road-trip for the strongest and the up-and-coming climbers in South Africa. Started in Gauteng in 2007, the event has taken each year’s top climbers to KZN and the Eastern Cape, finally it is the Western Cape’s turn!


Shiptons Notch

Mount Kenya – From 5199m To Zero

Report by Raymond Kröger Somewhere in the year, my wife (Michi) and I started toying with the idea of taking some undeserved sabbatical-style time off, going to Kenya or something… and well, climbing a mountain there if we could find one.  And so we did, discovering Mount Kenya.  Now numerous South Africans we know have […]


Update: South African Youth Nationals Comp – Results

Youth climbers from all over South Africa will compete for a place in the South African Team, who will be travelling to Reunion in February 2011, to compete against the French Team.


CORE Showing at CityROCK – Wednesday, 15 September

CityROCK brings you CORE (the new Chuck Fryberger film) and Viva La Vida (a film by our very own Micky Wiswedel)

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Waterval Boven Roc Rally – 24 to 25 September

The Waterval Boven Roc Rally runs from the 24 to 25 September.


“Pole Pole, Ninjas”

From Stellar Point, it is a mere 100m ascent on a gentle looking slope for another 800m to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa. After the struggle to get to the crater rim, one feels that the gentle stroll to Uhuru will take a few minutes. Nothing could be further from the truth!


Banff Outdoor Film Festival 2010 – Tour runs 17th to the 23rd September

The South African leg of the Banff Mountain Film Festival will run from the 17-23 September at selected Ster Kinekor cinemas including Cavendish Square and Tygervalley in Cape Town, Sandton Square in Johannesburg and Brooklyn Mall in Pretoria.