The last Rory Lowther Memorial Challenge was held over 5 years ago. This year a few climbers partnered with Non-Stop Adventures have worked to revive the competition under a new name.
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The annual Rory Memorial Challenge attracted over 70 teams plus their supporters and was held at Rensburgkop, Swinburne and Eagle Mountain at Mount Everest near Harrismith in the Free State during the March 21 – 23 long weekend.
With every year this unique completion is becoming younger and younger: this year a whopping 76% of competitors were 19 years or younger!
During the weekend of 5-7 March more than 250 mountaineers, including pupils and teachers from 7 Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal schools, congregated at Swinburne in the Free State for the annual Rory Lowther Memorial Challenge.