Two South African trad climbing exchange meets have taken place with the UK to date. The first exchange meet took place almost 20 years ago and then last year the event was repeated. A group of 10 talented UK climbers from the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) visited South Africa for about 12 days and then […]
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Packing gear began three weeks prior to the Rocklands highline meeting, with rigging a good day and half beforehand.
A study by UCT researchers, has confirmed a decline in the iconic conifer, the Clanwilliam cedar.
I teamed up with a free spirited traveller, Anton Gietl, to explore the area near De Pakhuis. He had a great attitude to life, a positive exuberance and was up for any adventure.
It may feel unfair to have to clean-up after them, but consider it as an act of service to nature.
Avoiding stagnation is not necessarily about changing everything, but changing enough to feel the difference.
I find that other people who are also passionate about climbing are instantly recognizable to me amongst non-climbers.
So what is it to climb a rock? Nature provides the sculptured stage, ours is merely an act there on. Art on art, if you will.
Thus far, the weekend was a perfect example of a soul-nourishing Cederberg camping trip. Then Gustav and Jeroen ate the bacon.
Paul Robinson just got back from a trip to the Cederberg (and a few other places) in South Africa where he send a few First Ascents.