Still reminiscing on the lost Waterworld base. We move one route over and take a look at Gosia’s impressive send of Firestarter (29/7c+), back in 2013.
“The bolts on this route are all rusty and totally sketchy. Someone needs to replace them before someone gets hurt.”
Should rock climbing be banned on sacred land?
In response to the unfortunate incident at the climbing area called Chosspile just below the dam wall of the Hartbeespoort dam, North West Province, I had a meeting with the Resort Manager and his assistant of Mount Amanzi, who are leasing the land from Rissik Estates who own the land which the climbing is on. […]
The immense and daunting Fernwood Precipice would not yield a codger’s route – of this we were sure. But we really didn’t want to open a heroes’ route. Something in between would be just right.
This was some of the most fun screaming and fighting I’ve done with a piece of rock.
3 in one special! – Bigfoot, Paws, Menopaws at Oudtshoorn.
Strange Days: Steep, burly, power endurance with a shouldery crux.
On Saturday, November 7th, 2020, Julia Chanourdie became the third woman in the 9b (5.15b)! Discover Julia’s incredible story of becoming the third woman to climb 9b.
The IFSC African Championships in Cape Town (RSA) — final competition of a diminished 2020 IFSC season — closed in great style, as South Africa’s 20-year-old Christopher Cosser snatched the Olympic quota place at the end of a neck-and-neck battle against his teammate Chris Naude. After the two climbers took the top 2 positions in […]