Sunday, July 14 2024

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Read the editorial and check out the contents of the latest issue. With up-to-date news coverage, training articles, gear reviews, celebrity profiles, technical tips covering a wide variety of subjects, event reports, big glossy pics and enthralling articles. Read online Editorial Off to the Doctor! A trip to the family doctor always comes with a …

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Geo Cache

by Donovan Gould Lyrics by Johnny Cash, in collaboration with Dave Mercer, Mike Scott, Warren Gans, Richard Halsey and arranged/produced by Donovan Gould and the Ghost Riders in the Sky! “Hi I’m Johnny Cash!” Trumpets start playing loudly to the tune of Ring of Fire piercing your auditory canal like a riotous Mariachi Band as …

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Turkish Limestone

by Jeremy van der Riet We arrived in Antalya on the 14th. Or was it the 15th of January 2023? The supposed 8-hour night bus from Istanbul had ended up becoming a 12-hour, sleepless blur, that deposited us in the inky grey morning, at the Antalya regional bus station of another new city. Antalya is …

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Classic Climb Angus Lepan

by Duncan Souchon Mention the Drakensberg in climbing circles and many craggers will voice their feigning disapproval. Bad rock, big lead outs and long walk-ins are often the deterrent, and many climbers will spend their entire climbing careers giving southern Africa’s highest mountains a wide berth. However, there are lines in the ‘Mountains of the …

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Read the editorial and check out the contents of the latest issue. With up-to-date news coverage, training articles, gear reviews, celebrity profiles, technical tips covering a wide variety of subjects, event reports, big glossy pics and enthralling articles. Read Online Editorial I know that mountainYou can drive past a mountain a thousand times and you …

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Mount Kenya

by Tony Lourens Every time I climb Mount Kenya, I say to myself: “This is definitely the last time I am doing this.” The big alpine mountain thing: the freezing cold, the very early morning starts and the debilitating effects of altitude. Those bloody headaches, the forceful drinking of three to four litres of liquid …

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Rodney

by Andy de Klerk And so there we were. Again! Ed [February] and I in the middle of a minor epic without even realising it. The blizzard had finally become so bad that we couldn’t continue any further: snowdrifts piled high around us, and thick heavy snow braided everything together into a white crystal sheet. …

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