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Raising the CityROCK roof!

We’ve raised the roof of our giant new Paarden Eiland gym! Check out how we went from 11m to 16m in less than 2 minutes! To follow the progress of the construction follow CityROCK on Facebook and Instagram....

The Blue Hand Group in action at the new PE gym.

The Blue Hand Group in action at the new PE gym. Posted by City ROCK Cape Town on Thursday, 2 March 2017...

Construction has started at the new CityROCK Cape Town

On the 1st February 2017, the construction team moved in and started work on what is set to become the biggest Indoor Climbing Gym in the Southern Hemisphere. CityROCK Cape Town will move from their current premises in Observatory to the...

Budget Speech 2017: Tax hikes for top earners, more sin taxes, but currency relief for climbing gear shoppers!

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered his Budget Speech on Wednesday and made it clear that South Africa is “once again at a crossroads”. In order to close the R28 Billion budget shortfall, he announced that taxes would be raised on...

In a climbing gym far way, the force awakens as our Star Wars welders get busy!

Welding in action. In a climbing gym far way, the force awakens as our Star Wars welders get busy! Posted by City ROCK Cape Town on Sunday, 26 February 2017...

Check out the first few weeks of construction at our giant new City ROCK climbing gym!

Construction Progress! Check out the first few weeks of construction at our giant new City ROCK climbing gym! Posted by City ROCK Cape Town on Tuesday, 21 February 2017...

The Evolv Luchador SC Review

By Tyler Morrissey The Onsight The Luchador SC is great entry level shoe for climbers looking to get into the world of down-turned, asymmetrical, high-performance climbing shoes. The gentle downturn of the shoe make the Luchador a really good all...

It’s official. CityROCK Cape Town is moving to Paarden Eiland in late 2017.

There have been a lot of rumours and questions about our future in Observatory. Today, we finally signed a lease on a building in Paarden Eiland, which will become the new CityROCK in Cape Town. The building is huge. 3,600...

IFSC World Youth Championships, an exclusive interview with South Africa’s team coach

Our young SA climbing team has returned from a thrilling week (7-13 November) in Guangzhou, China competing in the IFSC (International Climbing Federation) World Youth Championships. We got the opportunity to catch up with James Barnes, who is the head...

Rock Climbing in South Africa on CCTV Africa

Over the years, the sport of rock climbing has grown in leaps and bounds especially in Cape Town. An abundance of mountain peaks has drawn a bevy of climbing enthusiasts there. In order to hone their skills, the enthusiasts are...