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Video: Lika a Capie

This video follows two Durbanite’s and a pseudo Capie around the boulders of Cape Town

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Video: The Rocklands post – week 6 – Including Nalle’s 2nd ascent of Oliphant’s Dawn

The 6th and last video of Clement Perotti’s Rocklands Post is packed with action, including Nalle Hukkataival’s 2nd ascent of Fred Nicole’s Oliphant’s Dawn 8B+

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Southern Rock Climbing Gym

Southern Rock Climbing Gym Opens

A climbing gym has been long awaited in Durban. We now have a great climbing and social facility that is child friendly and open seven days a week.

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Video: Lots of Rocklands Bouldering videos

First ascent of Machine or Beast 7C+, Golden Virginia 8A, time out S’s 8A+, Des claques por Nini 7B, Vanity 7A+, Question of balance 7B, Kingdom in the Sky 7C, Sweet potato 7B, Minki 7B,

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Brian Weaver sends Mutation

The weekend I opened the climb I was actually suffering from Golfer’s Elbow in my left arm. It had been a problem for the previous three weeks and I have taken the entire week off to let it rest (for me 5 rest days is psychotic).

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Righteousness of The Roach

I despised him until we roped up and he taught me that there’s no such thing as stealing a route—if someone better than you gets up a piece of rock first, that’s fair.

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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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The origin of some Table Mountain route names

At its best, a route name hints at the nature of the route, or encapsulates the story of its opening ascent, or makes reference to a prominent feature found along the way; at its worst, it describes the route’s principal physical feature in unflattering or prosaic terms.

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Photo by Ron Brunnings

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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Elsa van der Merwe: Rock Chick of the Month

Elsa van der Merwe has done it again! Cranking hard, Elsa recently sent the classic 24 in Rocklands Cedar Rouge and so has become Rock Chick of the Month for the second time.