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The Johannesburg Section of the Mountain Club of South Africa actively fosters and facilitates mountaineering. This incorporates climbing, trekking, mountain walking and related activities, and promoting fellowship between people with these interests who are committed to the conservation of mountain areas.

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Film: Africa Fusion

AFRICA FUSION FILM.   29 April at City Rock. R50 standard , R30 students, MCSA members  R30.00 SEE ATTACHMENT.

Alex Honnold (USA) and Hazel Findlay (UK) embark on a rock odysssey of Southern Africa. Join them as they uncover some of the best climbing on the planet, in an unforgettable setting.

Film: Africa Fusion

See trailer here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/africafusion?gclid=CMqE6_6x-MQCFa7JtAod4RQAwg

20 - 21 September: Cederberg trad climb and campfire, hike

Cederberg photo
Hector Pringle on Aperture(19). Photo by Christie Terrell

On Saturday and Sunday 20 and 21 September, Som Morkel leads a trad climbing meet with a campfire and singalong in the Cederberg in the Magaliesberg in North West Province.

Contact Som at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact Peter Speed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

More information about Cederberg here.

The trad route guide for download here.

On Sunday 21 September, Dawn Williams leads a hike in Cederberg Kloof.

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Life in Orange a slide show by Andrew Pedley

Life in Orange a slide show by Andrew Pedley

Bouldering at Ezemvelo Sunday 25 May 2014

Bouldering at Ezemvelo Sunday 25 May 2014

PHOTO: By Schalk Erasmus.

Bouldering at Ezemvelo on Sunday 25 May, just north of Bronkhorstspruit, between 1.5 and 2 hours drive from Johannesburg. Ezemvelo is the closest bouldering area to Johannesburg, with a good range of problems from 5A to 8A. See a map here.

Contact Darryl Margetts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and about arrangements to travel together from the Reserve's shop at the entrance to the bouldering area.

Watch Deep Water Soloing Comp at Wilgepoort

Watch top SA climbers competing in Deep Water Soloing Competition

Watch Deep Water Soloing Comp at Wilgepoort

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The likes of Alex Bester (current highest red point grade 30), Brian Weaver (33), Ebert Nel (33), Falco Filotto (31), Ivan Van Der Tang (31) and Jahne Theron (30) will be confronted with lines most have never seen before. The price for not onsighting is getting wet. And the prize for onsighting is also getting wet. Welcome to Deep Water Soloing. No ropes. No bolts or cams. Just shoes, chalk and a cool head when you fall into the water.

The girls won't be standing back either: Eran Waldeck , Gillian Bester, Illona Pelser (29), Tiffany Wells, Wiebke Toussaint and others will see who gets the first ladies DWS crown.

The comp is managed by sport climbers Andrew Pedley and Neil Margetts at Big Pool in Wilgepoort, the wilderness purchased recently by the Mountain Club of South Africa.

Wilgepoort is about 45km north east of Bronkies in Gauteng.

Come watch the top guys and gals in a spectacular setting!

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