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Montagu Maintenance
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Tony Lourens

Montagu Crag Maintenance

Montagu is one of the sport climbing meccas in South Africa. Recently a devastating fire swept through the mountains surrounding the town, seriously affecting the vegetation and bases of quite a few of the rock walls that boast many of the climbs that Montagu is famous for.

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New top anchors
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Andrew Pedley

Bolt Replacement Up North

So far in 2015 the MCSA JHB & Magalies Sections & Boven Fund have spent a combined R15,250 on hardware for equipping and bolt replacement.

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piton bolt
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Climb ZA

Bolt Wars

A documentary about conflict, death, and community in the most popular park in the country – Bolt Wars.

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Houdenbek Bolt
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Micky Wiswedel

Houdenbek Bolts

The bolt in question was the first bolt of ‘Get Some’ (18) – I was leading and saw it was loose so gave it a tug and it just popped out.

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Kalymnos bad bolt Stress Corrosion Cracking
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Climb ZA

Bolt issue on Kalymnos

As we anticipated for years, they have Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) of their stainless steel bolts, just as Cayman Brac and Thailand used to have.

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Climb ZA

Kleinmond Rock Rally 2012 Report

The festival had about 1500 participants, creating the largest party I have ever seen after any Rally. There were kayakers sliding down the stretch tent roof, rider sliding down a long line of couches and pole climbers/dancers doing their thing.

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Bolting / New Routes in Montagu

To avoid any further altercations with land owners and incorrect equipment being used, The Montagu Mountain Committee (who are responsible for the Montagu Reserve) have asked for applications to be submitted before a new route is bolted.

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