Hosted by the MCSA (Cape Town Section) & Black Diamond
The Montagu Rock Rally – the yearly gathering of rock climbers – is once again going to ROCK the usually tranquil town of Montagu, on 14 April 2018!
Register BEFORE 6 APRIL at http://qkt.io/MontaguRockRally2018. Free T-Shirts for the first 100 entrants!
Whether you’re the seasoned climber with hands of leather or the beginner who doesn’t know what a carabiner is, the Montagu Rock Rally (MRR) weekend is about bringing the climbing community together, promoting the sport and having a jol whilst doing it! As usual the rally serves as a fundraiser for the Anchor Replacement Fund (ARF). For those who don’t know, ARF makes sure the bolts we climb on are safe.
As always there will be great prizes e.g. for hardest sends, points score, best dressed couple, etc. So come along, bring your family, your friends and even your dog for a fun day of climbing followed by a prizegiving, banquet dinner and party.
Climbers will all arrive in Montagu on Friday afternoon (13 April) or early Saturday morning (14 April). The Rock Rally competition officially starts at 8.30am on Saturday and goes till about 6pm.
Monster Munch will have their food truck at De Bos on Saturday morning from 6am. They will have breakfast rolls & toasties for sale.
The Prizegiving & After Party will start around 7pm with a banquet dinner by local Montagu food legends and there will be a DJ in the De Bos courtyard playing tunes into the night.
What to Bring?
- Warm clothing
- Pen or pencil for filling in your score card
- Fancy dress (if you want to enter the fancy dress competition)
- Climbing gear
- Helmets are advised and encouraged
- 60m rope is advisable
- Permits for Bosch Kloof if you intend climbing there
What if I don’t have or I’ve forgotten something?
You can get everything in Montagu. The SPAR is open till 8pm every day. The SPAR Tops bottle store is open Mon-Fri till 8pm and Saturday till 5pm. The Montagu Climbing gear shop will be open from Friday till Sunday and you can also rent gear.
Where to stay?
De Bos is offering camping for Rock Rally registrants at a discounted rate of R80pp (usually R90). De Bos also has a backpackers’ barn, rooms and bungalows. For those who do not wish to camp, there are many accommodation options within walking distance to De Bos.
Other great places to check out are:
Can I bring my kids and friends/family who don’t climb?
Yes! Climbing is a great spectator sport. There are also many fun activities to do in and around Montagu whilst the climbers climb.
We will be offering all-day babysitting services at De Bos at R30 per child per hour. There will be safe & fun activities for the kids to do (e.g. Pony Rides & Arts/Crafts & even a climbing wall). So this leaves no excuses.
What does it Cost?
Montagu Rock Rally Entrance Fee = R100 (includes free T-shirt for the first 100 entrants)
Camping @ De Bos = R80 pp pn (R40 for under 18s)
Saturday Night Banquet Dinner = R120 pp
Montagu Rock Rally T-Shirt = R140
Please register before 6 April so that we can print the T-shirts and cater for you at the after-party braai.
Huge thanks to our sponsors for bringing together an epic bunch of prizes!