The SA Air Force’s two helicopter squadrons on the coast have received no funding this year for sea and mountain rescue operations, but have received funding for VIP flights, according to a report.
Rope Jumping off a 110-meters-tall out-of-order chimney.
Tea Garden has been closed to boulderers by the landowner. This is a recent development following the closure of the Black Shadow boulder to climbers after the boulder was the victim of substantial amounts of graffiti, a myriad of unofficial paths sprung up in the area and the farmer’s fence was broken down.
Unfortunately, when Rocklands became internationally famous, the rules were not communicated effectively to the visiting international climbers.
Marijus Šmigelskis climbs “The Arch” 8B in Rocklands
This is hopefully a small start to capture what South Africans are out doing in the world of Alpinism and winter climbing during the past season and hopefully will galvanise more people into this fantastic and exciting element of the climbing world.
Dave Graham tries “Cirque du Soleil” (8b) onsight, and Chris Sharma sends “Dessèchement planétaire” (8c FA) in the L’Oasif sector, in the Gorges du Tarn, France.
In celebration of a great year, Southern Rock Climbing Centre will be holding it’s birthday event on 6th August.
Daniel Woods takes down one of Rocklands’ hardest testpieces ‘Monkey Wedding’
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Marijus Šmigelskis and Julia Chen sampling the seaside bouldering of Cape St Francis in South Africa.
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