In January 2014, five world-class American boulderers descended into the desert near Peñoles, Mexico, in the state of Chihuahua to explore a new bouldering area with local climber and developer Diego Montull.
Off the wagon 8B+ – Valle Bavona – 4th Ascent
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Beat Kammerlander bolted the route in 1997, but in 2009 at the age of 50, he decided to remove the bolts and climb it with trad gear: he made it one of the hardest trad route in the world.
The last round of the WC Boulder League was held on Tuesday, here are the final results of the best 6 rounds. Well done Robert Fraser and Rachelle de Charmoy!
A legend in the climbing world as well as the BASE community has passed away, Sean Leary. In this heart-felt video he completes the first ascent of a line on El Mochito in Patagonia with Cedar Wright and Renan Ozturk. Sean had a deep passion for the mountains and those close to him. He will […]
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Matroosberg Private Nature Reserve reported snow on the 2249 meter Matroosberg was covered in snow yesterday!
The annual Rory Memorial Challenge attracted over 70 teams plus their supporters and was held at Rensburgkop, Swinburne and Eagle Mountain at Mount Everest near Harrismith in the Free State during the March 21 – 23 long weekend.
Sheldon Smith bouldering at Llandudno for the day, he managed to finish off two projects he started on the previous year, this gave him a great sense of elation after being able to tick them off his list.
I was in Boven on the weekend, and was having a glass of wine or two with Alex and Gustav Janse van Rensburg, co-owners of Roc ‘n Rope in town. Gustav confirmed what will surely be a devastating development for climbing in SA.
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Last Sunday we had the first ever DWS comp in SA. This was held at Wilgepoort, near Bronkies. The MCSA purchased the land last year and one of the aims of the event was to open up more potential uses for the location.