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Bolt failure at Kleinmond

I have looked at the bolt and it is very clearly Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) that caused the failure.

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Boven Roc Rally 2012 poster

Boven Roc Rally 2012 Registration

It’s Boven Roc Rally time again!!!

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Vaude Terkum Review

Vaude Terkum Backpack Review

Instead of taking more rest days or doing something silly like yoga, I decided to acquire some items that I though my body would appreciate. These included an ergonomic chair, an orthopaedic pillow and a backpack that fits well.

Why Climbing Should Be in the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is set to add a new sport for the 2020 Summer Games, and climbing is on the shortlist. Here’s why the Olympics needs it.

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4 8B+’s in one week for Graham

Dave Graham has had what surely must be one of his best weeks ever, with four 8B+’s and one 8B in Rocklands, South Africa.

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Quality European Footwear brands arriving in South Africa

Traverse Outdoor Gear is pleased to announce that it will be bringing quality European mountain footwear brands to South Africa.

Shiraishi: V13 Redpoint, V11 Flash in Rocklands

Ashima Shiraishi made her way to Cape Town, South Africa, at the beginning of August and has climbed several of her hardest problems, including a potential V13 second ascent.

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Video: The Invisible Bike Helmet

The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all.

Jimbo Smith on his new route 'Live wire' (32/33) at Oudtshoorn.

Oudtshoorn: New routes

Jimbo Smith recently sent his project in Oudtshoorn. The new route is called ‘Live Wire’ and goes at an unconfirmed grade of 32/33.

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Video: Thomas Tauporn vs Adam Ondra, Duel Men Final – IFSC Climbing World Championship 2011

Thomas Tauporn vs Adam Ondra, Duel in the Men’s Lead Final.

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