The winners of the African Alpine Adventures Photographic Competition have been announced.
Montagu: Waterworld is Climbable Again! Waterworld base build report: The work meet was a great success and (although some work is still needed) Waterworld is back.
The 2013 MCSA Supertramp Award of up to R15 000 is available to a young South African who either individually or in a group will take on a mountaineering-related expedition / trip during 2013.
Thanks to everyone who submitted awesome stories. They were EPIC!! Well done to the winners who have all been notified. If you’d like to read the winning stories, take a look at the links below: First place – Brokeback Broberg by Kieran Richards Second place – Stuck on Long Bolt to Freedomby Shaun Smith Third place […]
Tags: Epic Tales
A short story of our epic on the big blue hill that is Blouberg by Kieran Richards The psyche was high as we left Jozi at noon with an awesome crew of keen climbers, the goal was to have an epic weekend of climbing on Blouberg. Little did we know it was not the […]
Undoubtedly we should have also gone for the Tommy Caldwell Pro DRY 9.6mm 70 metre rope, not only would we have been down well before sunset, but we also would have saved the MCSA Rescue team the drive from Pietermaritzburg. Our ropes were 10mm and as soon as they got wet in the thunderstorm they […]
They say size doesn’t count, but length certainly does. Luck is a major factor that sometimes comes into play with us even knowing it. My story goes back to the day when 45m ropes were the standard, and Edelrid was the favourite. An Edelrid 70m rope back then would have certainly swung lady luck into […]
Giuliano Cameroni on the FA of Africa’s first 9a, a bouldery route in Rocklands, ZA.
Hazel Findlay is the third person to send the famous route, and only the second person to redpoint it by placing the gear on lead.
Tags: Hazel Findlay
You asked for it, so you got it! We caved in and Black Friday is happening at CityROCK all weekend. There is climbing gear available at the lowest prices of the year – up to 50% off. Selected gear, clothing, approach shoes, packs and more are up for sale from 29 November until 1 November. Terms […]
Zak Coetzee & Reinhardt Schimdt opened the highline over the iconic Elands Falls in Waterfall Boven.
Brad Gobright, one of the most accomplished free solo climbers in the world, died today, Wednesday, November 27, in an accident in El Potrero Chico, Mexico. He was 31, and raised in Orange County, CA. At 3:40 pm, Brad Gobright and his partner Aiden Jacobson, 26, were simul-rappelling the seventh pitch on El Sendero Luminoso, a […]
Some chilled, downhill, jumps and more on a bike.
Tags: Mountain Biking