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In only 6 days time, an all South African team is hoping to achieve the first South African ascent of K2, the Savage Mountain. SA Mountain would like to wish the South African K2 Expedition all the very best with their journey to become the first South African’s to stand on the summit of “The …


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 …


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

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 …


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 …


Virtual reality offers professional climber Alex Honnold a new and innovative way to share his incredible free solo climbing thanks to VR’s immersive authenticity, and you can now experience exactly what it looks like to be with Alex on huge rock walls in the mountains in the documentary film ‘Alex Honnold: The Soloist VR’. Under …

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Every year, the REEL ROCK Film Tour brings premieres of the best new climbing films to communities around the world, with 500 locations in 40 countries – and counting. REEL ROCK events feature athlete and filmmaker appearances, prize giveaways, sponsor activation and fundraising for non-profit organizations. Watch the latest epic climbing films at the Reel …


British climber, Anna Taylor, has made a free solo ascent of Psykovsky’s Sequins E8 at Danby Crag, England at the age of 23. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anna Taylor (@anna_taylor_98)


“For a long time I have wanted to solo the classic big ice route Orion Face Direct V,5 on the north face of Ben Nevis.”


Image: Andrea Cossu Niky Ceria has spent countless hours and days developing new lines in the North West region of Italy. Riversider is all about the process of discovery to ascent.