Strange Days: Steep, burly, power endurance with a shouldery crux.
Author Archive | Phlip Olivier
We stay at the Scoop and look at a route further to the right, The Optimist.
Anro sticking the dyno on Monkey Pump (7c+).
Double feature #betabinge this week. We look at Red Guitar On Fire (7a+/7b) at The Mine. Find both videos on my YouTube channel. Each showing different beta for the crux:
Brenda Marx graciously allowed me to post her beta of Paws as this week’s beta binge.
We stick to the classics and the grade, but head back to Montagu. This week we look at Jan Fischer’s beta on Daze of Thunder.
For this week’s beta binge we stay in Montagu and head back to Supertubes. Here you’ll find the absolute classic 26 (7b), Thruster.
This one from feb 2010. Climbed by Johann Papendorf and belayed by Jaak Redelinghuys, two of my very best and oldest friends.
From the first time I visited the Pit I was intrigued by this 37 meter long line with its intimidating crux that glares at you as you walk past.