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Beta Buddies is a directory of SA climbing related business. If you would like to be listed below, please email info@goodbeta.co.za

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Climbing Guides

We are passionate about mountains! It’s what we do every day, with safety and care. Do you want to improve your mountain skills?

Come train with us and get a MDT training and  award. Rock climbing, ice climbing and Mountain Walking courses.  Gavin Raubenheimer is an MDT Mountaineering Instructor and NQF Assessor & Trainer and can teach all the skills you need.

Qualifications:

  •    Registered South African Cultural and Nature Guide (level 4)
  •    MDT certified Mountaineeriing Instructor 
  •    NQF National Mountaineering (level 7)
  •   Convener of Mountain Rescue for KZN

www.peakhigh.co.za

1 on 1 Adventures is a specialised service offered by an adventurous sports coach looking to make a bigger difference in the lives of children, parents and adults. Specialised climbing training and skills development – Based in Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Qualifications:

  •    Registered South African Tourist Guide
  •    MDT Multi Pitch Rock Climbing Supervisor 
  •    MDT Wall Climbing and Single Pitch Rock Climbing Supervisor 
  •    Professional Drivers Permit (PDP)
  •    MDT Basic Mountain Walking Guide <2400m asl 
  •    MDT Abseil Supervisor 
  •    First Aid Level 3 (First On Scene)
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www.1on1adventures.co.za

Offwidth’s team of facilitators, guides and coaches are here to help you as an individual, you as a departmental team, you as an organisation, to creatively analyse your way through these awkward spaces, finding the mental power to move beyond the ”offwidth”.

Qualifications:

  •    DEAT Registered South African Adventure Guide
  •    MDT Wall Climbing Supervisor 
  •    First Aid Certified
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www.offwidth.co.za

We will give you expert instruction and guidance at every level, whether it is your first time climbing or you are already an accomplished climber.

Join us for a great day out and experience some of the best rock climbing in South Africa.

Qualifications:

  •    Registered South African Adventure Guide 
  •    First aid certified
  •    Fully insured for operating as a climbing/abseil guide

www.montaguclimbing.com

Founded in 2007, based out of Cape Town, South Africa, Vertigo has specialised in Southern African Mountain-Adventure Experiences from Rock Climbing and hiking Table Mountain to extended Drakensberg Treks and most everything in between.

Qualifications:

  •    Experience based
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www.vertigoadventures.co.za

Climbing Coaches

INSIDEedge Climbing is a sport climbing club based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We coach rock climbing enthusiasts of all ages and levels of skill, either in private sessions or group classes. Training is done at CityROCK in Randburg.

  •    MDT Wall Supervisor certified
  •    First Aid Level 1 

www.inside-edge.club

1 on 1 Adventures is a specialised service offered by an adventurous sports coach looking to make a bigger difference in the lives of children, parents and adults. Specialised climbing training and skills development – Based in Randburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Qualifications:

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  •    MDT Multi Pitch Rock Climbing Supervisor 
  •    MDT Wall Climbing and Single Pitch Rock Climbing Supervisor 
  •     MDT Abseil Supervisor 
  •    First Aid Level 3 (First On Scene)
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www.1on1adventures.co.za

Offwidth’s team of facilitators, guides and coaches are here to help you as an individual, you as a departmental team, you as an organisation, to creatively analyse your way through these awkward spaces, finding the mental power to move beyond the ”offwidth”.

Qualifications:

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  •    MDT Wall Climbing Supervisor 
  •    First Aid Certified
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www.offwidth.co.za

Top out Climbing Club is a Western Cape Climbing Member who aims to continue to grow the sport of climbing in this country by teaching the correct practices for coaching and instruction.

Qualifications:

  •    WCC Beginner Level 1 (2014)
  •    WCC Beginner Level 2 (2014)
  •    Intermediate Coaches Workshop (2014)
  •    SANCF National Coaching Seminar 2014
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www. topout-climbing.com

climbing gear shops

The leading specialised outdoor online retailer in the country that caters to the more serious climber, hiker and outdoor sportsman. We stock top local and international brands in climbing, trekking, expedition, hiking and general outdoor equipment.

Free shipping for orders over R 1000 and deliveries is to anywhere in South Africa.

www.mountainmailorder.co.za

 

CityROCK is also the home to the leading specialist outdoor gear shop in the country. We are not a Cape Union Mart, we cater to the more serious climber, hiker and outdoor sportsman. We stock top local and international brands in climbing, trekking, expedition, trail running, hiking and general outdoor equipment.

46 Fourth Avenue South, Fontainebleau, Randburg

010 007 2732

www.cityrock.co.za

CityROCK is also the home to the leading specialist outdoor gear shop in the country. We are not a Cape Union Mart, we cater to the more serious climber, hiker and outdoor sportsman. We stock top local and international brands in climbing, trekking, expedition, trail running, hiking and general outdoor equipment.

Unit 5, The Island, 9 Milner Street, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town

021 447 1326

www.cityrock.co.za

Drifters Adventure Centre was established in Sandton City by Andy Dott.

Today Drifters is South Africa’s premier Outdoor, Climbing and Mountaineering store and we still stand by that same ethos…to supply good quality gear and advice by our staff who go out and use it!

www.driftersshop.co.za

In the town of Waterval Boven, we sell and rent climbing/abseiling equipment as well as topos, guide books and maps for your convenience.

www.rocrope.com

Gear for mountain users. We stock gear we believe in, based on real use, in real environments – and travel quite far to experience those environments.

 

Southern Rock opened its doors in 2012. Initially we were primarily a climbing gym with a small retail component but over time Southern Rock has steadily built its reputation as the leading source of climbing information, equipment expertise and climbing gear sales in the greater Durban area

www.southernrockshop.co.za

Here at Black Diamond it’s all about climbing and skiing. We share the same experiences that you do on rock, ice and snow and these experiences push us to make the best gear possible for our worldwide family of climbers and skiers.

Ram Mountaineering is proud to be the official distributor of Black Diamond Equipment in Southern Africa.

www.blackdiamondequipment.co.za

Gone Outdoor Supply Co is the exclusive stockist of Patagonia in South Africa. Shop online or visit their walk-in stores ion Cape Town and Johannesburg

www.goneoutdoor.com

Gear Rental

Your one stop product rental shop.

Real time product availability and easy booking process. Collect from us in Gauteng and Western Cape. Delivery options available nationwide.

www.scuttle.co.za

CityROCK offers a small selection of outdoor gear rental of climbing shoes, helmets and boulder pads. 

46 Fourth Avenue South, Fontainebleau, Randburg

010 007 2732

www.cityrock.co.za

CityROCK offers a small selection of outdoor gear rental of climbing shoes, helmets and boulder pads. 

Unit 5, The Island, 9 Milner Street, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town

021 447 1326

www.cityrock.co.za

We believe strongly that having the right type of equipment allows you to have the best experience.  This is why we only rent the best gear.

www.montaguclimbing.com

In the town of Waterval Boven, we sell and rent climbing/abseiling equipment as well as topos, guide books and maps for your convenience.

www.rocrope.com

shoe Resoles

Climbing shoe resoling business based in SA’s prime sport climbing destination, Waterval Boven. Shoe drop off available at CityROCK Gear shops. 

www.bovenresoles.wordpress.com

Call or WhatsApp: 084 780 3114

Email: BovenResoles(at)gmail(dot)comPost your shoes to: PO Box 185, Waterval Boven, 1195, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Shoe repairs and shoe care – from resoling (quality Evolv Rubber) and stitching of uppers to total refurbishment. 

Call:021 555 2876 / 074 045 4741

Emailcwbarksole@gmail.com

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