Now, a sensible man would have cleaned the gear and sipped tea for the afternoon. Fortunately, I can’t claim an abundance of sensibility, nor do I like tea.
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This end goal was to create a final punt for the up-coming Tradathon at Monteseel, so if you have not made plans to join, hopefully a sexy Pin Up, a wheelchair and a fly-bye view of the Hallucination wall
Gerald took the biggest lob so far of his nine month old climbing career and I caught my first ever leader fall. The year was 1986 and we were learning fast what F3 at Monteseel was all about.
Monteseel is one of the the most popular climbing venues in Natal. The crag is easily accessible from Durban or Pietermaritzburg and has the shortest walk-in in Natal (50 m). It has a selection of about 300 traditional routes of all grades between 8 and 28.
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Black Diamond Equipment is proud to present the 3rd annual Tradathon – Festival of trad climbing – Monteseel – 14 June 2014
A 22 year old female climber, broke her lower right leg in two places when she sustained a 2 meter fall while bottom-roping the route called Cain (10).
Roger Nattrass has produced a new guidebook that is simply outstanding! All subsequent SA guidebook authors will curse the high standard that he has set for the genre.
He was the first person to climb grade 31 in South Africa, they wanted to take his ropes away for falling too much, spent 20 months in total dirt bagging through the US and now has his sights set on a grade 33!