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Jimbo Smith Russian Roulette, Table Mountain

Video: Jimbo Smith climbs Russian Roulette, Table Mountain

On the 1st of March, 2014 Jimbo Smith opened his ‘final’ project on the Jeopardy Wall on the Jeopardy Wall, Fountain Ledge, Table Mountain.

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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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Jimbo Smith Climbing Table Mountain

Jimbo Smith sends The Squid and the Whale on Table Mountain

James “Jimbo” Smith conquers the “The Squid & The Whale”, a climb on Cape Town’s Table Mountain, graded at 31.

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Jimbo Smith opens Last of the Mohawks on Table Mountain

I am pretty bored with the sport climbing in Cape Town so climbing on Table Mountain is new and exciting for me.

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Clinton Martinengo on Golden Sickle

New routes – Western Cape

Clinton has opened new routes in Oorlogs Kloof and re-bolted a crag in the area whilst Jimbo has been hard at work on TM with a new line and a couple of hard onsights.

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Jamie Smith on the second ascent of Double Jeopardy (30), Table Mountain.

Jimbo Smith grabs the second ascent of Double Jeopardy (30) on Table Mountain

In January 2013, Jimbo Smith made the second ascent of Dave Birkett’s routes Double Jeopardy grade (30 trad) on Table Mountain.

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Jimbo & Marz at Echo Valley

Jamie Smith climbs “Weak Sauce” 7A and Marijus Šmigelskis makes the first ascent of “Sangoma” 7C+ at Echo Valley in Topside.



Jimbo Smith Interview

Four of us huddle under the only shady bush for lunch at Joe’s Garage in Keur Kloof, Montagu, it’s an unusually warm Spring day, too hot to climb and so the interview with local hero ‘Jamie (Jimbo) Smith’ begins..