Have you been training all winter and are ready for the ultimate challenge?
Book the date of Saturday 18 September for the EVERESTING CHALLENGE!
What is the challenge?
Team up with up to 10 people, and be the fastest team to climb the height of everest (8848.86m) within 24hrs. You will be on toprope, climbing one at a time, on one of ten specially set routes at City Rock Cape Town.
How do you enter?
On 30 August, the link for the booking form will be sent out. You will need to confirm all your team member’s details, including an indemnity form for City Rock, and pay the team entrance fee to confirm your spot.
How much does a team entrance cost?
R440. If you gather ten troops (the more forearms the lighter the load!), each will only pay R44!
What will the day of the competition entail?
At 6am on Saturday 18 September, the teams are allowed to begin climbing. The gym will be opened at 5:30am for entrants to arrive and get ready to climb. Each team will be stationed at a particular demarcated climb for 20 minutes, and will rotate clockwise through the 10 demarcated routes. The routes will be grades 12-21. Each time a team member completes a route, they are to go to the scoring desk where the scorers will enter the team and route number is recorded and the route height is automatically added to the team’s total. The first team to reach the cumulative height of 8848.86m will win. The remaining teams are encouraged to continue if they wish to. There will be braais lit and music in the evening, for a celebration post-event. We challenge the leading team to finish within 12 hours!
Will there be any prizes?
Only a pack of beers 🙂 The emphasis is not on winning climbing stuff, rather to bring our climbers together for a rad event!
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