REEL ROCK 9 , Valley Uprising is the ultimate climbing origins story: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity – and the laws of the land.
Well done to everybody getting good shots through, it was not easy to pick out the 3 winners as listed down below.
Tags: Waterval Boven
Wild at Heart: It’s proper-tough at solid 25 and the gear is thin and hard to place. But it’s the fourth pitch, the soaring arête pitch that is the raison d’etre, the jewel in the crown, the main event.
Entries opened on the 20th August and within a few days we could see we were heading for a bumper competition. A total of 117 competitors registered for the competition – our highest yet in 12 years!
Big Dyno in Rocklands!
Clifford Hakimi made an ascent of the short and powerful route ‘Switch Bitch’ (31/8a+) at the Cauldron in Donker Kloof, Montagu.
“Roctripers” gather around the main square of the historic thermal town of Baile Herculane in south Romania, for the opening of this years Petzl Roctrip.
Tags: roc trip
A German study found that CEOs who run marathons are more likely to run companies with higher firm values.
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.