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South African climber, Saray Khumalo successfully completed her descent from the top of Mount Everest just over two days after climbing the mountain. This is her fourth time after her previous attempt failed. One was in 2015 when an earthquake struck Nepal. Khumalo arrived at base camp on Saturday afternoon after making history as she […]

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The Big one Hundred Climbing Festival will take place on 15th June 2019 at Shongweni Dam, KZN.

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Since reading Yvon Chouinard’s epic “Climbing Fitz Roy,” BD Employee Sasha Yakunin had dreamt of one day climbing that mountain. “A dream is like a virus,” he explains. “Resilient and highly contagious. Even the smallest seed of a dream can grow. It can grow to define you …” Recently, Sasha took a vacation and travelled […]

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On Sunday 21 April the bodies of the Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer, 35, David Lama, 28, and that of the American Jess Roskelley , 36, were recovered. The three mountaineers had disappeared last week after being hit by an avalanche while climbing the East Face of Howse Peak in Canada. In a photo on Jess Roskelley’s […]

The post Lama, Roskelley and Auer Likely Reached Summit of Howse Peak Before Deaths appeared first on SA Mountain.

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There are more ways to describe a year than in plain number of days. To sum it up, 2018 was an intense one. Enjoy this look back at some of 2018’s mountain moments. Most had the primary purpose of climbing up. Sometimes it was enjoying the way down. Footage from Nepal, Alaska, the Mont Blanc […]

The post David Lama – Looking back to move forward / Compilation 2018 appeared first on SA Mountain.

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Photo: Janja Garnbret, the gold medalist for the women in at the Bouldering World Cup in Moscow. Photo: IFSC/Eddie Fowke. Results Men’s Final 1. Jernej Kruder (SLO) 2. Adam Ondra (CZE) 3. Yoshiyuki Ogata (JPN) 4 . Anze Peharc(SLO) 5. Rei Kawamata (JPN) 6. Vadim Timonov(RUS) Women’s Final 1. Janja Garnbret (SLO) 2. Shauna Coxsey […]

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Come and join us for the launch of the NEW Southern Peninsula Classics guidebook. Climbing photo quizz with great prizes to be won and the draw for Yellowwood and Chess Pieces Canvas to take place. Where: 97 Hatfield Street (MCSA Clubhouse) When: 5th April 2019 @ 19:45 Canvas Raffle Stunning mounted canvas print (1m x […]

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Take a leisurely learning holiday in Swellendam this winter (May to August). Gain new skills, knowledge and friends. Over 50 different 3-day and 5-day midweek courses offered by Swellendam’s own local talented experts and apasionados in a variety of beautiful venues. This introductory Rock Climbing course will teach you the basics of rock climbing in […]

The post Swellendam Winter School – Rock Climbing for Beginners appeared first on SA Mountain.

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Ram Mountaineering and Traverse Outdoor Gear are having their annual Warehouse Clearance Sale on Saturday the 6 April 2019. When: 6 April from 8h30-12:00Where: Ram Mountaineering Warehouse, Unit 7a Old Mill Park 22 Old Mill Road, Ndabeni 7450What: Warehouse sale with top brands like- Black Diamond, Beal, Vango, JR Gear, GSI, Jetboil, Boreal, Zamberlan Clothing, […]

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SA Mountain makes the top 5 climbing magazines and ezines in the world according to Feedspot Blogreader!! Best 5 Climbing Magazines CONGRATULATIONS to every Magazine that has made this Top Climbing Magazines list! This is the most comprehensive list of best Climbing Magazines on the internet and I’m honoured to have you as part of […]

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