Worldwide warning to users of via ferrata sets

The UIAA – International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation is issuing a worldwide warning to users of via ferrata sets to check the websites of manufacturers in order to find out whether the unit they are using is safe.

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Local is Lekker Film Comp

The idea is to make the “local is lekker” comp a regular, annual event which will be combined with the RRT.

Interview: Stew Watson on the World Cup

Out Of Reality – new line on Great Trango Tower

Dodo Kopold and Michal Sabovcik have attempted a new line on Great Trango Tower (6286m).


Video: Embroiled

A short documentary about three very average climbers who make their way to Indian Creek, Utah, to get embroiled in some crack-climbing.

Video: Harry Crews cruising in Rocklands

Harry Crews climbs “Like a Squirrel” 7A+, “Jaws” 7C and “JC’s Fortress Experience” 7C, Rocklands.

Should I Breathe Through My Nose or My Mouth?

Video: Josh Wharton enchains three 5.12a multi-pitch alpine rock climbs in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park

Josh Wharton and John Dickey link up three multi-pitch 5.12a’s in a day on the alpine rock of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Mounta Kenya

Via Ferrata on Mount Kenya

The Mt. Kenya National Park now holds the world record for the world’s highest via ferrata at 4,985m/16,355 ft above sea level.

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Video: Local school kids climbing in Rocklands

Thys set up a day of climbing with some of the local kids who attend Elizabethfontaine Primary.