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BritRock 2023

The BRIT ROCK FILM TOUR is back and coming to SA with another stunning line-up of the UK’s best climbing and adventure films. Five exhilarating films capturing an array of hardcore action, pioneering spirit and some proper madness. Screening at:Montagu (The Odeon) – 15 March 2024 (SA Premiere)The Galileo (Kirstenbosch) – 3 April 2024 (Book …

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Jakob Schubert sends Deep Water Soloing's hardest routes in Mallorca - part 2.

The Climbing World Championships in Bern and the great successes Austria’s Jakob Schubert celebrated there have delayed the release of part 2 of the unique DWS premiere in Mallorca a bit, but the impressive images are more worth seeing than ever. Don’t leave the office or the computer today until you have seen this video – cooling down guaranteed! 

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Jakob Schubert pays a visit to DNA (9c)

It’s the world’s hardest lines that catch Jakob Schubert’s attention particularly fast. Ever since French rock climber Sebastién Bouin opened the route DNA in the Verdon Gorge in 2022 and proposed the grade 9c, 32-year-old Schubert couldn’t wait to make the trip to the steep wall of La Ramirole and lay his hands on one …

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BritRock2023

Brought to you by SA Mountain & Blue Mountain Adventurespartnered by Black Diamond, Scarpa, The North Face The Brit Rock Film Tour is a line-up of the best new climbing films, from the UK’s top adventure filmmakers, featuring some of the country’s most popular climbers. Leading filmmaker and founder of the Brit Rock Tour, Alastair …

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Jakob Schubert Project Big 2022

It was September when Jakob Schubert followed Adam Ondra’s invitation to join him for a trip to Norway’s famous Flatanger cave and the mission this duo of world class climbers had in front of them was nothing less than BIG, Project Big. A route that Ondra always felt – in his own words – ‘intimidated …

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SA Summit K2 2022

The news climbers and mountaineers in South Africa have all been waiting for. It’s official- John Black and Warren Eva have reached the summit of K2. The first South Africans to stand on the summit of the Savage Mountain. We are all very proud of both of you and a huge congrats!! Read the report …

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A new climbing shop has opened at the De Bos campsite in Montagu. It is situated in the reception office and sells everything you may need during your stay in Montagu. From consumables like chalk, batteries and gas, to headlamps, belay devices, chalk bags, carabiners, mini lamps, first aid kits, duct tape, a range of …

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Sandstone Paradise in the Western Cape by Tony Lourens gets 14 pages of exposure in UP, Italy’s biggest climbing magazine. Unfortunately the article is in Italian, but you can still check out the awesome pics. Many thanks to all who submitted photos for this article. Download the PDF

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8b+ Slab With Good Holds Adam Ondra

Arco is great as it offers a variety of face and slab climbing. This wall is one of the most unique I have ever seen. Unlike most other Arco slabs, it is very smooth, with incredible and often very sketchy moves. Watch the video of Diretta Italo Spagnola, an 8b+ on a 5-degree slab with …

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Last year Alex Honnold teamed up with Mark Synnott as part of a scientific mission in Guyana. The pair were trying to bring a renowned biologist up to document a previously unexplored mountain deep in the Amazon. Climber Alex Honnold ascends 1,000 feet of sheer rock to the top of the tepui, a remote “island …

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