At 68 years old, Lee Sheftel continues to climb hard, having just sent Eulogy (5.13b) in Rifle, Colorado. Sheftel says he climbed the route on his 18th attempt spread over two months, but insists that the route was “not his style.”
For years mountaineers have been ridiculed for their beardy weirdy image, but now it seems that facial hair may actually enhance performance at high altitudes.
It took over two days for more than 100 people from different organisations to save a North West man who had fallen from a mountain and become wedged on a cliff between two large rocks.
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“Show a painter a rock and he will see a painting; a soldier will see something to pass over; the climber will see a beautiful line. It’s like, what’s possible, what’s not possible. I like climbing for all these complex and absurd aspects.”
Wits University Mountain Club are hosting a Bouldering League. The next comp is on the 30th of September, followed by another on the 14th of October.
Angy Eiter reflashing “In the middle of the ass 8A” in Rocklands. A short excerpt from the film “South Africa – Moving Pictures”. Much of the footage was created using Multicopters.
The Protea’s Youth Climbing Team are competing in Noumea, New Caledonia this weekend – the climbing is being streamed live, so you can watch it live over the weekend.
BASE Dreams 2 – The awesome new base jump series with Chris “Douggs” McDougall:
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Search and Rescue checked in on us – it was getting cold and they advised us to try and find shelter from the wind without taking any risks.
A story about finding, returning, admiration and humbleness towards everything that earth has been creating for millions of years.