Rocklands

Rocklands

Nalle Hukkataival in Rocklands - The Realm (c) Kevin Takashi Smith

Nalle Hukkataival has been in South Africa developing a new bouldering area called The Realm, found in the Bideouw Valley near Rocklands.

ROCKLANDS - Bouldering on Orange Sandstone | South Africa 2017 (c) BlocBusters

Currently nearly every climber went to Rocklands (Alexander Megos, Nalle Hukkataival, Dave Graham, ...). We've already been there a few months ago to enjoy some awesome weeks bouldering on orange sandstone.

Nalle Hukkataival on 'The Finnish Line' (V16) (c) Black Diamond Equipment

"A gem rarer than diamonds." That's how BD Athlete Nalle Hukkataival describes The Finnish Line (V16). Sitting untouched for years within a mecca for bouldering, Nalle's latest testpiece has it all-aesthetics, difficulty and a beautiful setting. Plus, it's now a contender for Rocklands' hardest boulder problem.

A Day at The Sassies (c) One Man One Dog Pictures

Dru Mack climbs at The Sassies for the first time. "Paula Abdul" v10, "Pinotage sit" v10, "Splash of Red" v10 and "Ghost in the Darkness" v10.

DREAMLAND - The World's Best Bouldering in Rocklands, South Africa (c) MarmotEuropa

Marmot athletes Jorg Verhoeven, Katha Saurwein, and Jon Glassberg live the bouldering dream in Rocklands, South Africa. Join the crew on a fantasy tour of the finest climbs the area has to offer from old classics to new projects.

New Beginnings - Bouldering in the Rocklands of South Africa, 2016 (c) Derw Fineron

Derw Fineron is psyched to share his first bouldering video from his time out in Rocklands, South Africa. This was one of the best periods in his life with amazing climbing and people!

Lost it to trying (c) Highball Productions

A short bouldering flick from Rocklands with brits; Dan Turner, Will Buck, Greg Courtney and James Noble. Some classics and some lesser known problems ranging from 7B to 8B.

Jimmy Webb wiederholt "Livin Large" (8C) (c) Sam T

Jimmy Webb’s Sachen waren gepackt, sein Crashpad allerdings noch nicht. An seinem letzten Tag in den Rocklands wachte er auf und ging ein letztes Mal zu "Livin Large" (8C) und dieses Mal stieg er oben aus.

[VIDEO] Rocklands: A trad diary by James Pearson & Caroline Ciavalidini

In June 2014, Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson set off to discover Trad In Rocklands. Originally in search of hard, "cutting edge" new routes, what the couple discovered is perhaps even more valuable!

Rocklands: Trad Climbing in Südafrika

Der Zederberg Gebirgszug in Südafrika beheimatet einige der kultigsten Boulder der Welt. Der Name "Rocklands" ist jedem Kletterer ein Begriff und ist vor allem für eine Disziplin berühmt: Bouldern! Dennoch ist Bouldern nicht das einzige, was man in dem Meer von orangenen Felsen machen kann.

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David Lama (c) Manuel Ferrigato, Red Bull Content Pool

David Lama ist die Erstbegehung des Lunag Ri gelungen – und das auch noch im Alleingang! Am 25. Oktober 2018 stand der österreichische Extrembergsteiger als erster Mensch auf dem Gipfel des 6907 Meter hohen Himalaja-Riesen.