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Southern Rock Rumble Jan 2020 Southern Rock Mega Rumble Highlight clip
By James Barnes on Jan 23, 2020 | No Comments

The Rumble climbing competition went down on the 16th of January 2020.

Tranquilitas Statement & MCSA Statement
By Mike Behr on Jan 17, 2020 | 3 Comments

We hope to secure access for everyone to Tranquilitas for many years to come.

100 routes in a day logo 100 Routes in a Day
By Justin Lawson on Jan 14, 2020 | No Comments

In April 2020 a group of rock climbing enthusiasts will tackle the challenge of climbing 100 routes each …

THE REAL LAZY ASSES How to find a climbing partner in South Africa, or why you don’t need to
By CityROCK on Dec 31, 2019 | 1 Comment

People spend energy looking for the perfect climbing partner, and I’m here to tell you you don’t need …

Gobrightly: Remembering Brad Gobright (1988–2019)
By Justin Lawson on Dec 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

Brad Gobright was 31 at the time of his passing.

Edelrid epic winners
By CityROCK on Dec 5, 2019 | No Comments

Thanks to everyone who submitted awesome stories. They were EPIC!! Well done to the winners who have all been …

Brokeback Broberg
By CityROCK on Dec 5, 2019 | 2 Comments

  A short story of our epic on the big blue hill that is Blouberg by Kieran Richards …

Stuck on Long Bolt to Freedom
By CityROCK on Dec 5, 2019 | No Comments

Undoubtedly we should have also gone for the Tommy Caldwell Pro DRY 9.6mm 70 metre rope, not only …

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Expedition Antarctica – Swiss extreme sports woman Caro North travels the Drake Passage
Jan 24, 2020 | No Comments

Ice climbing, ski mountaineering and sailing the open water for days through the infamous Drake Passage

Sunscreen can be absorbed in the bloodstream, says new study
Jan 24, 2020 | No Comments

A new study published in the medical journal, JAMA, finds that certain active ingredients can be absorbed into the bloodstream after use.

The unhealthy secret behind the surge in helicopter evacuations in Nepal
Jan 22, 2020 | No Comments

Last season’s volunteer doctors for IPPG had the impression that up to 50% of patients seen at the new clinic were evacuated by helicopter compared to IPPG’s rate of around …

Kevin Jorgeson | Blue Collar | Grade V, 5.13d | First Free Ascent | Higher Cathedral Spire
Jan 22, 2020 | No Comments

After his historic first free ascent of the Dawn Wall, on El Capitan, Kevin Jorgeson needed another project

Max Rocklands Bouldering
Jan 19, 2020 | No Comments

Little stay at Rocklands for me this year, I take the opportunity to make some nice blocks

Swift Blade – steadfast in the Canadian Winter
Jan 18, 2020 | No Comments

This film features two lines of all the climbs they did during that ice trip : ‘French Reality’ and ‘Killer Pillar’, both on the Stanley Headwall.

Uncut: Gabriele Moroni – Demencia Senil (9a+/5.15a)
Jan 17, 2020 | No Comments

Italian Gabriele Moroni’s dream comes true….

First Ascent of Too Tall to Fall – V10
Jan 17, 2020 | No Comments

Bouldering in Bishop

US Army has built a device to keep your hands warm without gloves
Jan 13, 2020 | No Comments

A team of scientists working for the Army are developing a promising new technology to keep soldiers’ hands warm in cold environments without gloves.

California’s Lover’s Leap On The Brink
Jan 13, 2020 | No Comments

Lover’s Leap, outside Tahoe, California, has been deteriorating under a dramatic increase in climber traffic.