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GreenPillar_article_June2022

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. Editorial While most people I have mentioned it to can’t believe it, truth be told, I myself …

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GreenPillar_june2022

New back-country adventure route in Montagu by Carolyn Dent Hilton Davies has had a lifetime of passionately seeking out and creating big, hard, bold trad routes in adventurous places. When we met, he confessed he was done with big missions, and looking to do some easier stuff. And I was a relatively new climber with …

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La Bavarese_June2022

by Alexander Huber After accepting an invitation by Italian climber, Gianni Canale, to try and free climb their wild 6-pitch route, Oiscura, on the south face of Punta Giradili. Alexander Huber was drawn to an even more direct and an even more wild line through the monster cave formation.This is his story. Read the full …

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CrackClimbingPart2_june2022

Another helping of some of the finest crack climbs in South Africa. Feed your addiction and add some of these to your tick list for your next road trip. Read • Travel • Climb! Read the full article

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SAM Issue 80

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. Do we really live in climbing paradise? Last month I got a request from the Italian climbing …

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by Tony Lourens pic by Garrreth Bird A few months ago, Joe Möhle contacted me. “Tony, we should do an article on the best crack climbs in South Africa for SAM. What do you think?” It was a no brainer of course! What a great idea. Which climber wouldn’t like to read and see great …

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words and pic by Massimo Cappuccio Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, a surprising land, rich in history and traditions, where arts and cultures are intertwined. Influenced by various civilizations over time, Sicily has inherited from each of them a piece of artistic mosaic rarely seen elsewhere. Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and …

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words and pic by Matthew Holt I fidgeted in a socially distanced plastic chair in the Arrivals Lounge, feeling like I was rolling Monopoly dice approaching the ‘Go-directly-to-jail’ square, with more drastic consequences. Having come to view Kilimanjaro’s fabled snows, Mandy Ramsden and I were undertaking obligatory Rapid Antigen tests on arrival, with failures rather …

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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. Can you live with the idea of not doing that route? I recently watched the Brit Rock …

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words by Tony Lourens Photo Garrreth Bird The very name ‘Lost World’ conjures up visions of mythical mountain landscapes shrouded in tendrils of clingy mist. A place where fabled figures wander amongst a Tolkienesque setting of twisted and tortured rock walls, adorned with cracks and painted in colours from a Post- Impressionist’s palette. Lost World …

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