Black Diamond Tradathon report 2012

This past weekend saw over 100 climbers on The Ledge on Table Mountain. With perfect weather and a great venue it is no wonder this was a record number of climbers seen on Table Mountain on any one day!

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Table Mountain Clean Up 2012

The Cable Car company has approached the UCT MSC and the MCSA to ask if they would be willing to help clean up rubbish in the hard to reach areas around the top cable car station.


Venezuelan Big Wall

Video: Turbulence Arete 7A

Andrew Wood on “Turbulence Arete” 7A at Echo Valley in Topside.

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Two school Girls To Make South African Everest History

Two young school girls will make South African Everest history in April when they reach the mountain’s Southern Base Camp in Nepal at an altitude of 5 364 metres.


Bear Grylls sacked by Discovery Channel

TV adventurer Bear Grylls, star of the survival show Man vs. Wild, has been sacked by the Discovery Channel.

Video: Big Island, 8C Progress

Even though its getting warmer here in Font and conditions aren’t perfect, they are still good enough.


Video: Eisprinz – Chapter one (with Markus Bendler) Indoor Training

First (of 10) Chapter of the “Eisprinz” Movieblog with Iceclimbing Worldchampion Markus Bendler


3 muggings a month on mountain

Despite 50 additional Table Mountain National Parks (TMNP) armed rangers deployed to guard against mountain attacks last year, criminals continued to rack up an average of three muggings per month, the Table Mountain Safety Action Group says.

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Climbers missing on frigid Pakistan mountain

Rescuers hope a helicopter can attempt to locate three climbers last seen five days ago high up on Pakistan’s frigid Gasherbrum-I. The three – an Austrian, a Swiss and a Pakistani – were just short of the summit when they were spotted Friday by a Polish team that was descending after reaching the summit of […]