Boven: climbing and permits – let’s talk. This survey has been prepared by the Johannesburg section leadership of the Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) in partnership with Tranquilitas Adventure Farm as part of an ongoing plan to deal with a recent, and significant, spike in serious crime a the Tranquiitas campsite. These two entities […]
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The second, American Leg of the exchange is taking place from the 1 May 2018.
Two South African trad climbing exchange meets have taken place with the UK to date. The first exchange meet took place almost 20 years ago and then last year the event was repeated. A group of 10 talented UK climbers from the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) visited South Africa for about 12 days and then […]
Our American friends will then entertain us with a slideshow and try and convince us that American trad climbing is comparable to what we have here.
After the second successful BMC/MCSA exchange in 2016 members of the South African trad climbing community are again invited to participate in a similar event in 2017.
To celebrate the 125th birthday of the Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) on 8 October, Club members and friends are going to the mountains to climb at least 125 peaks and climbing routes all around the world.
After the Brits survived the SA leg of the exchange in Feb-March, they organised a tour-de-force of awesome and famous routes in The Peak District, north Wales and Pembroke.
Rock climbing, which includes traditional climbing, sport climbing and bouldering is one of the best ways to experience the Western Cape’s natural heritage, is fast becoming a popular recreational activity in the country.
From the 1st of May 2016 a booking system will be introduced for all traditional rock climbing routes.
All SEVEN applicants for the 2016 MCSA Supertramp Award can pursue their dreams…