Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

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Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:19 pm

Howzit people - this is just a friendly reminder that the MRR will be happening on 16 April. Mark Johnston is busy collecting some juicy prizes and rumour has it Keith Forbes and Jimbo Smith are gonna get out their best spandex for the fancy dress prize. So don't delay, get your weekend pass / green card and pen the date in. The event will happen at De Bos so give them a call if you want to book accomodation now.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby emile » Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:30 pm

Anyone from GP planning to go?

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby wasatchgirl » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:22 pm

Can you provide further details of what this is exactly? When people go? How to go about booking things? Etc., etc. It would be my first year involved, but it sounds fun....

Oh... and is Montagu dog-friendly?

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:51 am

The comp happens on Saturday the 16th of April.
It is a competition, but the emphasis is on having a good time.
Same as last year, we will have a party in the Courtyard again :thumleft:

An online registration form will be posted soon, where you can register online.

Dogs: Most of the climbing in Montagu is within the nature reserve and dogs are not allowed. Well behaved dogs are allowed at DeBos (bear in mind that they have Guinea Fowl and Peacocks with chicks).

Have a read over last years report, it will give you a good idea of the comp: 2010 Montagu Rock Rally Report

If you have any questions, post them here and we'll get back to you.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:53 pm

Its basically an excuse to dress up and party [with a little bit of climbing]. If you can match the show below you can guarantee the fancy dress prize :thumleft:
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Gustav » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:23 pm

So is the theme "Less is more?" :bom:
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:33 pm

More or less ;)
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Wayne73 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:43 pm

Hey Andy

Can match the outfit not 100% sure that I can match the result though.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:10 pm

OK a simple bikini will do. Mankinis can go to the local bar to watch a game of Super14...... or is it 15 now?
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby wasatchgirl » Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:20 pm

Super cool! I guess it is time for me to put a harness back on and finally check out Montagu. :) Thanks for the info.

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:33 am

FYI: Camping at De Bos costs R40 per night.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:17 pm

Hmmm - looks like Mark has gathered up some schweeeeeet prizes
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby JohanvdMerwe » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:17 pm

2011 will be my first MRR, in the 2010 review mention is made of preregistering and EFT payment, where can we do this?
then, anybody from Clanwilliam/Cederberg/West coast area going?

thanx!
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby brianweaver » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:36 pm

I'm keen on going from PTA. I am looking for a car to go in or someone to ride with me. I have sponsored fuel/tolls for the trip so are there any volunteers?
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby zoed » Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:08 am

Hey Justin,
Haven't heard much about the Montagu Rock Rally this year - lots of people wondering if it's actually happening... Will there be an online entry thing on climb.za? Need some more advertising of it!!

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:47 am

Hi there all you keen beans. The rock rally is happening, and if it seems a bit quiet its because the organisers are a tad snowed under with a few other little responsibilities :alien:

We don't have the funding for the online registration system we had last year so this here grease monkey needs to pull it out the bag and come up with a solution. Anybody who can help with a Google docs type of registration system is welcome to contact me - HEEEEEEEEEELP.............

Please be patient - we expect to have a system up next week.

Otherwise the good news is Dave Glass is organising a lekker discoteque and this year we will have some schweet t-shirts..........
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby zoed » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:59 pm

Andy/Justin,
What's the beef? - a few questions:
Is it going to be like last year with certain crags included?
Does one enter as a pair or as an individual?
How much is entry?
Fingers crossed for good weather!

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:15 pm

Thanks for putting the questions out there.

All will be revealed at the beginning next week along with online registration.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Gustav » Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:29 pm

The rock rally is happening, and if it seems a bit quiet its because the organisers are a tad snowed under with a few other little responsibilities :alien:

Now how many times have I heard (said) that before? :bom:
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:57 am

Thats for sure Gustav!

Don't forget Saturday 16 April is the Montagu Rock Rally :alien:
More info coming soon...

B&B path building this weekend - free camping at De Bos for path builders :thumleft:

Path Build: Meet under the Palm tree next to the bridge at 08:30 (if you're late, come find us at the crag).

Finish off at around 13:00 - followed by climbing and cold beers.
The weather is going to be perfect (21 degree's with cloud cover)
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Hann » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:26 am

Rock Rally still on?

Wasn't it canceled due to Montagu Municipality chopping all the bolts after the "Bosch Kloof Incident"?

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby emile » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:38 am

I heard they changed the format to a "bring-n-bolt" type thing.....

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Gustav » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:56 am

Hann, did you not get the memo that we need to skip 2011 and leave it for a big exiting bang & last year on the planet 2012?
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Fri Apr 01, 2011 12:09 pm

Hann wrote:Rock Rally still on?
Wasn't it cancelled due to Montagu Municipality chopping all the bolts after the "Bosch Kloof Incident"?


Nah, you got it all wrong.

Montagu Municipality is pro bolts / climbing and they (unfortunately) do not own Bosch Kloof.
To the best of my knowledge no bolts have been chopped at Bosch Kloof.
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Gustav » Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:17 pm

Hann, did you not get the memo that we need to skip 2011 and leave it for a big exiting bang & last year on the planet 2012?


Should read:
Hann, did you not get the memo that we need to skip April fools jokes for 2011 and leave it for a big exiting bang & last year on the planet 2012?
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Justin » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:32 pm

Aha! I was on the lookout for April Fools earlier on, but you caught me :P
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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:47 pm

Last year Keith thought it was the Olympic tobogganing event and came in his full body lycra - nice one dude. At least you didn't come in your wetsuit.........

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby mjs » Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:39 pm

Is there a closing date for registration?

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby Andy Davies » Mon Apr 11, 2011 11:20 am

The closing date for online registration is Wed 13 April at 8:00pm. We need to book numbers for t-shirts and the spitbraai. No reason not to register now people - the weather is even looking good for Saturday in Montagu :thumleft:

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Re: Montagu Rock Rally 16 April

Postby sybaard » Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:58 pm

MEGA dumb ass question: is the comp only taking place in Badkloof or the entire Montagu.
O yes, this is my first year too.


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