Once she began to walk, I encouraged her to scramble up scaffolding and climb on buildings while I chanted our mantra: “Bones heal, pain is temporary, boys dig scars and glory is forever.” Now she requires no encouragement.
There are now 3 main sectors for psychobloc in Kalymnos. It’s not as good as in Majorca in Spain, but it’s not crowded and you don’t have to wait in line. The crags are very safe and the rock is very clean.
Tony Lourens, the editor of SA Mountain Sport Magazine, shares the delights of rock climbing around Cape Town at the tip of Africa.
Round 5 of WP Boulder league was held at the Neelsie wall in Stellenbosch last week Tuesday, in what ended up being an awesome round.
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Pete Whittaker has nabbed the second ascent of French Duke (E9 7a) at Earl Crag, Yorkshire.
As of yesterday, Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are back in Yosemite for their second assault of Mescalito, a climb that, when it goes free, will set a new standard for multi-pitch routes.
On February 25, GP Salvo made the second ascent of Tactile Style on West Mountain in Hueco Tanks, four years after Chris Sharma made the first ascent in the film Dosage IV.
Americans Joseph Puryear and David Gottlieb have made the first ascent of Takargo (6771 meters) via its East Face in Nepal.
Yesterday two boulderer’s had a minor run in with the Paarl Reserve authorities. Nothing too major, however the park personal stressed that visitors must please adhere to the open and close times of the reserve.
Learn this simple system and learn it well, then next time you’re taking a hanging belay above a wild sea you just might be mildly less terrified.