Friday, December 26, 2014

SteveB in Rocklands

Steve Bradshaw decided the internet needed another Rocklands video (his words!). Here are the highlights of his rather successful 2014 season.

Friday, December 12, 2014

A Boombox Is Not a Toy

Here's Clinton Martinengo on the second ascent of "A Boombox Is Not a Toy" 7B at the Campground boulders in Rocklands. Follow us on instagram!

A video posted by Cutloose Climbing (@cutlooseclimbing) on

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Cederberg FA's

A second clip from Paul Robinson featuring the area he spent this winter developing in the central Cederberg.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Amazing Grace 2nd ascent

Check out Clinton Martinengo making the 2nd (?) ascent of "Amazing Grace" on the rough granite of Llandudno.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Rowan on Load Shedding

Rowan Toselli on the 4th ascent of "Load Shedding" 8A, in Topside.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Some Spring Sends...

Marijus Šmigelskis climbing a few boulders in Topside and Rocklands.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Rowan sends Groundswell

Rowan Toselli just sent his first 8B, "Groundswell" at Topside, giving the problem its 4th ascent.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Webb in Rocklands

A short feature on Jimmy Webb's 2014 season in Rocklands showcasing the development on a new sector named "The Saddle" along with the first ascent of "Speed of Sound" 8B+.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Clifford on Switchbitch 8a+

Check out this nice clip of Clifford Hakimi at the Cauldron in Montagu on Switchbitch 8a+ by Myburg van Zyl

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Africa Fusion trailer

The incredible trailer for the upcoming film featuring Alex Honnold, Hazel Findlay and some local heroes on some of Southern Africa's finest stone...

Monday, August 18, 2014

Three Corners

Paul Robinson spent several weeks developing boulders in the central Cederberg, opening dozens of new lines up to 8B+/8C...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

No Monday Blues

Clinton Martinengo's recent focus on bouldering is paying off:
"I sent two of my projects on Monday after patiently waiting out the week of rain. First up was Witness the Sickness. Conditions were not great as it was wet. Then I did some rally driving down to The Arch were conditions were good and I did it first try (this session). The latter being my first 8B, I now I just need to do a grown up 8B!"

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Legend of a Lekker Sword

Clinton Martinengo continues his good form of late with a second try send of Maciek Fijalkowski's recent addition to The Lookout in Topside. Originally, the name of the climb was "Legend of a Liquid Sword", but Paul Robison misheard Maciek's accent and confused "Liquid" for "Lekker" and the new name stuck...

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Adventure Time

Emile Esterhuizen, who has been flying below the radar the past few years, has established what he feels may be his hardest ascent yet! "Adventure Time" is a 40+ roof voyage at the crags above Kalk Bay, and time will tell just how hard it is.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Double Dragon

Andrew Pedley has opened "Double Dragon" 33 at Narrow Kloof. Check out the clip:

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Montagu Mayhem Rock Rally 2014

Register online here by 10th April 2014.

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Rock Rally only – R120.00 per competitor
Rock Rally + Food – R180.00 per competitor
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Ref: Your Initial + Your Surname + MM14
You need to email your Proof of Payment to with “POP” in the subject title.

If you are only coming for the potjie you don’t need to fill out the form – just make the EFT and email with the “POP Potjie” in the subject title. If you want to guarantee a T-shirt, register immediately as stocks are now limited! For further information, please email

Thursday, March 27, 2014

WC Boulder League Final Results after Round 8

The last round of the WC Boulder League was held on Tuesday, here are the final results of the best 6 rounds. Well done Robert Fraser and Rachelle de Charmoy!

Good luck to the competitors at Nationals in KZN on 5 and 6 April!

Friday, March 21, 2014

WC Boulder League Round 7 results

Here are the results after round 7 at the MCSA wall, the last round will be on Tuesday 25 March at UCT.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Western Cape Provincial Lead Climbing Competition

Once a year, each province around South Africa holds their Provincial Lead Competitions in order to select the top five climbers in each age category to represent their province in the National Lead Climbing Competition held annually.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

WC Boulder League Round 5 Results

Results after round 5 at CityROCK...

Western Cape Lead Provincials

The Western Cape Lead provincials were held at CityROCK last night, with the top 5 in each category qualifying for the National Lead comp in October.

1. Clifford Hakimi
2. Benjamin de Charmoy
3. Andrea Biffi
4. Alan Hills
4. Mat Schneuwly
5. James Smith

1. Rachelle de Charmoy
2. Julia Chen
3. Clara Grant
4. Kim Hochreiter
5. Elzanne Robinson

Full results to follow soon!

Thank you to all the judges, belayers, route setters and Delaney for organising the comp.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

Sunday, February 9, 2014


Steve Bradshaw sends "Cthulhu" 8A+ at Topside's Echo Valley.

Thursday, February 6, 2014