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Sharper Edges – on SABC3

Two men who have spent their lives in the void, high up in some of the most extreme environments in the world. Realms that are wild, untouched frontiers of human experience – Sharper Edges will be broadcast on Saturday, 5 June, at 18:30 on SABC3.

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John Moss casts off the mooring lines

John passed away yesterday. His life quietly ended while sitting on the couch talking with Lynn and his daughters.

Video: Boulder WC report # 2 – Vienna

#2 World Cup Boulder Comp in Vienna…

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Magaliesberg Linkups

The objective is to climb one route in each kloof, namely Upper Tonquani, Boulder, Lower Tonquani and Cedarberg. There are several variations to the theme…

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SA Climbers on Everest

On the South side of Everest, Mandy Ramsden from Johannesburg successfully summitted at 03h30 (Nepalese time) on Saturday morning (22nd) , thereby becoming the first South African woman to achieve the “7 Summits” and 30 minutes before her, Tony Hampson-Tindale, also from Johannesburg, reached the summit. Tony now has now successfully completed six of the […]

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Video: Bouldering World Cup 2010 Report

Last weekend saw the start to the Boulder World Cup 2010 in Switzerland, with some exciting bouldering taking place. Kilian Fischhuber managed to surpass Adam Ondra after a good semi-final run which lead him to first place after the two were neck and neck. Bronze was handed to Christian Core followed by Cedric Lachat in […]

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Renegade, Winter 2010 Beta

Conceived as a means to promote the essence of road-tripping amoungst the youth of South Africa, the Renegade is focused on bringing young climbers to new and or distant venues under watchful eyes.

Anchor Replacement Fund (Western Cape)

To date a total 835 anchors & lower off’s have been replaced!!!

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Montagu Rock Rally

2010 Montagu Rock Rally Report

At 8h00 the hooter blasted and about 70 climbers headed off. The fancy dress was great! From rave bunnies to superheroes to some odd looking men in bowler hats and ski tights. The weather was perfect, a few bikinis were even spied in Badkloof.

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Climbing the Chess Pieces

Until recently, this area has seen remarkably little development, despite its attractions: rock of Cederberg-like quality, a great setting, its proximity to Cape Town (this reducing the travel carbon footprint) and a reasonable walk-in distance of about 3 hours. The only real draw-back is that little or no water may be available in the dry […]

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