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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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Best Conditions at Echo Valley

Climbing at Echo Valley; rain was expected to come but never did which made the conditions amazing.

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Jeopardy Wall, Fountain Ledge, Table Mountain

Jimbo Smith opens The King Slayer on Table Mountain

I opened a couple more trad routes on the Jeopardy wall on Table Mountain recently.

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The First Ascent of Space Race

Space Race – a new route on Table Mountain

Guy and I had spent the afternoon on Table Mountain working on our Space Race project.

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Lounging around before starting the walk up.

African Rapture

The beginning of the weekend, and the end of yet another gruelling week of labour and stress. For a select few, however, that statement could not have been more false.

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Guy Paterson-Jones interview

Guy Paterson-Jones Interview

Apparently I’m likely to fall off everything I climb if I don’t drink tea beforehand, but I’m willing to take that risk.

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Time Warp Direct

In 1977 the great climbers, my friends Dave Cheesmond and Tony Dick established the first route up Yellowwood Amphitheatre.

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Judgment Day – A Gnarly New Route on the Yellowwood Amphitheatre

Five days earlier I had made a big decision. One that had being weighing on my mind for a year… I decided I would ask Guy to do it with me and I felt a huge relief.

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