The Beginnings – FAF Chapter 1

2024 Begins with the dawn of a new FAF series. This year we walking in the footsteps of SA’s pioneer climbers and developers. Chapter 1 takes us to the epic limestone crag of Oudtshoorn.

FA Fables 2023: Seven Summits

We can’t believe it either. A whole year has passed and a book of fairy tales has been written. The Friends and Allies Fables (FAF) of 2022 was our first foray into the world of a league style boulder event and we really enjoyed the freedom we had to create. We created a whole new […]

The FA Fables

FA Fables

The FAF we all love FAF (noun) – An overcomplicated task, especially one perceived as a complete waste of time. Perhaps the FAF boulder league was a little overcomplicated. Well, that is in terms of a boulder league. Each chapter is themed and thought out, taking you on an epic journey.  What an adventure it […]

FAF – Chapter 4: The Big Bad Boulder Pad

Big Bad Boulder Pad

The Story of The Big Bad Boulder Pad Lil Red grew up in a family of climbers, she was crushing the boulders in the forest around their cabin by the age of ten and for her 17th birthday she got a letter from her grandmother telling her to come visit and they would go on […]

FAF – Senderella & The Magic Slipper

Friends and allies fables

A Long Time Ago In A Boulder Field Far Far Away… Senderella walked the road back home. Tired from a day of moving pads around for her stepsisters and their boulder bro’s. She walked away from all the boulder bros hanging around her step sisters. They always looked overdone with makeup and accessories, with boys […]

FAF – The Nut In The Stone

The Nut In the Stone FAF

The FAF is a Climbing Comp that starts off with tales from distant lands about a mystical nut that can bring together and align a climber’s psych, channeling it into the ultimate frothy send energy the world has ever seen. These tales have been whispered and passed down from generation to generation and last week […]

The 2022 FAF – The Next Climbing Legend

Climbing into a Johannesburg Training Fantasy in 2022

Since The Dawn Of Climbing There Has Been Competition. Who was first to the top, who did it in the best style, who did the hardest route, who did it the quickest? Some people love the pressure that comes with competition, some people love the camaraderie of a day climbing with friends.  Last year we […]