Posts filed under: On the web

The REEL ROCK Film Tour, one of climbing’s greatest celebrations, returns to CityROCK on the 1st of November 2019 at 7pm, with a new collection of world premiere films. In “The High Road,” the powerful and bold Nina Williams tests herself on...
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CityROCK Johannesburg celebrated their 4thbirthday on Saturday with CityROCKtober climbing festival. From the qualification rounds, through to the final boulders, climbers and spectators rocked to some Treepian beats (only the best DJ in JHB!). Who won you ask? Everyone who was there!...
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Article courtesy of Black Diamond. Ever wondered exactly how strong a cam placed in “umbrella” mode actually is? Or what about the strength of your knotted slings? Don’t despair! In this QC Lab, KP and crew cover these quick hits...
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OK, so the results are in. We got 59 submissions. Wow. Included amongst them were many customers and quite a few of our own staff members. Note they did not win :). Our architect Anton and his son Zane also entered....
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Trip Report from the OUTDOOR trade Show Friedrichshafen, Germany 17-20 June, 2017 Robert, Nathan and Richard from the CityROCK team went to visit the 24th OUTDOOR Trade Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The show is a phenomenal platform for manufacturers to showcase...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Rock Master Jo’burg 2016 Lead competition will be held at CityROCK Johannesburg on Saturday the 3rd of December. The event centers around exhibition climbing, where the top performing South African climbers are invited to compete for the coveted title...
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