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African Alpine Adventures Photo Competition winners

Winners of the African Alpine Adventures Photo Competition

The winners of the African Alpine Adventures Photographic Competition have been announced.


Waterworld Base Build 2012

Montagu: Waterworld is Climbable Again!

Montagu: Waterworld is Climbable Again! Waterworld base build report: The work meet was a great success and (although some work is still needed) Waterworld is back.

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Joe Möhle at the Painted Rocks area near Tafraout.

MCSA Supertramp Award 2013

The 2013 MCSA Supertramp Award of up to R15 000 is available to a young South African who either individually or in a group will take on a mountaineering-related expedition / trip during 2013.

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Stiletto Snake

Brian Weaver and the Snake Bite – Don’t pick it up!

Brian Weaver gives us an account of his latest experience, “On my way back I came across a little black snake. I took some pictures and then I picked it up. It was totally chilled at first and I carried it a bit, then it bit me twice.”

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Joe Mohle named UCT Sportsperson of the year

Joe Möhle was named Sportsperson of the year, at the the 2012 UCT Sports Awards.

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Another Day in Paradise. Photo: Amrei von Hase

Icebreaker Merino Wool Review

Icebreaker Review by Malcom Gowans. “I’ve been testing out my Icebreakers on multi-pitch sport routes, wintery trail runs, sweating and grunting while missioning up bushy kloofs in search of illusive trad lines and TACFIT training on cold rainy beaches.”


Chosspile access conditions

Chosspile Access

Anyone found to be not complying with the rules will be banned from the property and should the access be closed down, (they) will not be very popular!

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Boven Roc Rally Difficulty Competition 2012

Andrew Pedley won with an average grade of 31. Brian Weaver came 2nd beating Kim Robinson, the visiting Tasmanian, by 15 points both averaging a grade of 30.5

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Winners of the 2012 ‘Local is Lekker’ Film Competition

The “local is lekker” film competition was created to allow SA film makers a chance to present their film making skills annually. The top 3 films were shown around the country in conjunction with the Reel Rock Tour



African Alpine Adventures Photo competition entries

All the entries have been posted here. Thanks to all of the photographers for their fantastic photos. Photo: “Mount Kenya sunrise” by Jurgen Vogt