Avoiding stagnation is not necessarily about changing everything, but changing enough to feel the difference.
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In about October, getting the list from the BMC of Brits who had been selected to come on the BMC/MCSA Exchange Meet and thinking “Oooo fok they climb hard”.
I find that other people who are also passionate about climbing are instantly recognizable to me amongst non-climbers.
Thus far, the weekend was a perfect example of a soul-nourishing Cederberg camping trip. Then Gustav and Jeroen ate the bacon.
200+ people attended the event and I don’t think anyone has seen so many climbers on routes at one time in Wolfberg before!
Probably due to acute narcissism combined with the consumption of beer, a beautiful cocktail I might add, the decision was reached that these thoughts need to be put down on paper. That others might not be entertained is of no consequence, this is for our own amusement.
In September 1978 an 18 year old Dave Davies and a tough, somewhat older Yorkshireman, Robin Barley opened Celestial Journey (grade 22) at Wolfberg in the Cederberg Wilderness.
Sanddrif Crag is one of the better sport crags in the Western Cape. Please do not do anything to jeopardise access.
I was hooked. But it was the beauty of a high line at Maalgat that really appealed, and I wanted more.
One of the incredible privileges of living in Africa is that it is still possible to walk up to a popular crag and open good quality moderate trad routes.