youngest ascent of the column?

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youngest ascent of the column?

Post by gerhardk » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:59 pm

Ben Louw (18) and Jason Van Straaten (17) summited the Column today, just the two of them, no adult leadership, any younger pair ever done that? (I'm reporting the parents to social services now)

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Re: youngest ascent of the column?

Post by Old Smelly » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:49 am

Well done!
Really, its not that bad...I think it's my shoes...

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Re: youngest ascent of the column?

Post by Justin » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:50 am

That's awesome, nice going guys :thumleft:

Anyone got any photos of the Column to post? I see it was once on a stamp!

Worth a look this website that says which mountains have made it onto stamps :) https://www.mountainstamp.com/South_Afr ... sberg.html
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Re: youngest ascent of the column?

Post by Justin » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:16 am

Here is an account of their trip --> http://www.climbing.co.za/2018/08/colum ... n-straten/
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