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Tag: Andrew De Klerk

Bruce Herrod South African Everest
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Ken Vernon

Everest ‘96

The 1996 Sunday Times Everest Expedition was touted as a symbol of non-racial unity and achievement for the new South Africa.

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Chamonix Grandes Jorasses
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Hector Pringle

Ten things I learnt in Chamonix

Climbing is synonymous with travel. As climbers we get to avoid the tourist label and experience foreign places and cultures in a unique and often authentic way. There are a handful of must-see climbing destinations that demand a pilgrimage. For alpine climbing the place it all began is Chamonix.

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Hilton Davies

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart: It’s proper-tough at solid 25 and the gear is thin and hard to place. But it’s the fourth pitch, the soaring arête pitch that is the raison d’etre, the jewel in the crown, the main event.

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Clinton Martinengo Wall of Silence Solo
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Clinton Martinengo

Clinton Martinengo – Wall of Silence Solo

Clinton Martinengo, Wall of Silence Solo from 14 to 20 March 2014. I made the sixth overall and second solo ascent of Wall of Silence. I had been toying with the idea of soloing it for a long time but I always found a reason not to commit and to leave it for another day.

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It is no FEAT to travel a smooth road

The speakers at this third edition of FEAT are cut from the same cloth. Andy de Klerk has opened countless climbing routes; he’s also a respected and accomplished alpinist, skydiver and BASE jumper.

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Sharper Edges by Andrew De Klerk
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Climb ZA

Sharper Edges by Andy de Klerk

A soulful new twist on climbing literature, the stories in Sharper Edges span two decades of climbing, BASE jumping and family life. With frankness, sensitivity, philosophy and deadpan humour, Andy de Klerk takes you on the end of a rope into his world of extreme danger, friendship, heartache and loss.

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Climb ZA

Sharper Edges – on SABC3

Two men who have spent their lives in the void, high up in some of the most extreme environments in the world. Realms that are wild, untouched frontiers of human experience –
Sharper Edges will be broadcast on Saturday, 5 June, at 18:30 on SABC3.

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