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Centenary of the First Ascent of the Sentinel (Northen Drakensberg)

WJ Wybergh and Lt NM McLeod first climbed the Sentinel via the standard route on 29 September 1910.

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50th Anniversary Ascent of the Sentinel

The climb was opened in February 1959, in an era when climbers wore canvas anoraks, takkies as climbing boots and relied on hemp ropes and pitons hammered into cracks for safety and protection.

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