Most of the active sport climbers in the province have links to the University of KwaZulu Natal Mountain Club and the excellent training facilities at the Old Mutual Sport Hall in Durban. The wall is a good place to meet fellow climbers and swap stories. An alternative is the Southern Rock Climbing Centre in New Germany, they are open 7 days a week and thus provide a great venue for training, come rain or shine..
KZN section, are a key role-player in organising and running climbing
competitions in the province. In particular, they run the annual and hugely
successful "Durban Bouldering Comp". The indoor event has been
running for several years now, and the number of entrants, as well as prize money
gets bigger each year.
the section also supports the Natal Bouldering League, which raises money to
re-equip routes that have old and dangerous anchors. The Natal Bouldering
League runs once a year, and comprises of a number of events, held at various
training venues around the province. Young climbers are encouraged to compete
in a social environment, and get to know climbers from other areas. The Natal
Bouldering League is a qualifier for the newly formed National Bouldering
League, including leagues in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.
Bolting Fund Guidelines
MCSA (KZN) has made available funds (R 5000 per year), which are to be used for the development of new sport climbing routes in the province. This funding shall cover the cost of the bolts placed, on new and publicly accessible sport routes within KZN. The funds shall be made available to all paid up MCSA (KZN) members, on a first come, first serve basis.
proposed that the total funding be divided into 4 grade categories, according
to the grade of the new route.
The application for funds shall proceed as follows: