The Russian attempt on the first winter ascent of K2 was abandoned today, when Vitaly Gorelik died of heart failure in Base Camp.
Nalle Hukkataival has sent his project in Fontainebleau
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Climbing efficiently is all about good footwork. Use your feet well by placing them softly and quietly on footholds, make small steps, and use your legs to push and you will get up a lot of hard routes.
Please be aware that there appears to be a hideout on Mowbray Ridge just above blockhouse, Devil’s Peak…
The South West peninsula of England sticks out into the Atlantic; a rocky spur on the boot shaped island, hewn by the wind and waves that race in from the ocean. This tiny rural corner of a small country houses a diversity of climbing equal to any in the world.
Life in Base Camp is a big part of acclimatization. Recharging and recuperating is key in the success of an expedition.
The grade debate has always been a sore subject for most. Personally, I have always put a great deal of emphasis on sending harder, climbing the next grade and pushing the limit.
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The MCSA Magaliesberg Section is happy to announce that the 2012 MCSA Supertramp Award has been made to Alasdair Walton for a rock climbing expedition to Colombia.
In 1977 the great climbers, my friends Dave Cheesmond and Tony Dick established the first route up Yellowwood Amphitheatre.
On an extremely hot day in Montagu in December last year, Illona Pelser accomplished a surprising feat. This Rock Chick sent the staunch 29 at The Scoop aptly named Monkey Pumped on a casual “training burn”.
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