Tag Archives | Andrew De Klerk


Wild at Heart

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.

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Clinton Martinengo Wall of Silence Solo

Clinton Martinengo – Wall of Silence Solo

Clinton Martinengo, Wall of Silence Solo from 14 to 20 March 2014. I made the sixth overall and second solo ascent of Wall of Silence. I had been toying with the idea of soloing it for a long time but I always found a reason not to commit and to leave it for another day.

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Andy de Klerk TED Talk

Andy de Klerk TED Talk – Table Mountain

He started climbing at age 13 and has done hundreds of first ascents of new climbing routes in South Africa and worldwide.

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Andy de Klerk @ FEAT Jo’burg, October 2011

A world-renowned rock climber, alpinist, skydiver and BASE jumper, Andy de Klerk has been climbing for more than 20 years. He speaks about opening routes, of which he has extensive experience.


It is no FEAT to travel a smooth road

The speakers at this third edition of FEAT are cut from the same cloth. Andy de Klerk has opened countless climbing routes; he’s also a respected and accomplished alpinist, skydiver and BASE jumper.

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Sharper Edges by Andrew De Klerk

Sharper Edges by Andy de Klerk

A soulful new twist on climbing literature, the stories in Sharper Edges span two decades of climbing, BASE jumping and family life. With frankness, sensitivity, philosophy and deadpan humour, Andy de Klerk takes you on the end of a rope into his world of extreme danger, friendship, heartache and loss.



Sharper Edges – on SABC3

Two men who have spent their lives in the void, high up in some of the most extreme environments in the world. Realms that are wild, untouched frontiers of human experience – Sharper Edges will be broadcast on Saturday, 5 June, at 18:30 on SABC3.

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