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Jimmy Webb bouldering in South Africa

Jimmy Webb and Arjan de Kok sending at Weighbridge, Du Toit’s Kloof

Jimmy Webb, , Daniel Woods, Arjan De Kok + others have been exploring a few roadside attractions of late. In particular just off the road in Du Toit’s kloof.

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Ripcord: a choice, an event.

Our ropes multiplied, my foot is intact. Neither by choice… This is a tale of triumph, Whoa! and reflection. Mostly the latter.

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Runaway veldfire in Franschhoek

Firefighters battled on Monday to contain a runaway fire in the Cape winelands which is now spreading towards Du Toits Kloof

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Du Toitskloof fire – please avoid this area

There is a large fire raging in the Du Toitskloof area and it is unsafe to go into this area at present.

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Climbing the Chess Pieces

Until recently, this area has seen remarkably little development, despite its attractions: rock of Cederberg-like quality, a great setting, its proximity to Cape Town (this reducing the travel carbon footprint) and a reasonable walk-in distance of about 3 hours. The only real draw-back is that little or no water may be available in the dry […]

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Exposure In The F Major

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It all started in the ‘shack’ over a few beers, as most things do. Andy, a friend of mine out from England, asked if I’d do exposure with him and of course it seemed a good idea at the time. The valley had just burnt so the walk in shouldn’t be too bad, therefore it […]

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