Hiking Table Mountain via Porcupine Ravine – 8 September 2016

For the more adventurous hiker looking to try a more off-the-beaten-track Table Mountain hikes, we recommend signing up for a guided hike up Porcupine Ravine. At hiketablemountain.co.za, we specialize in
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Table Mountain hiking: weather and safety – 25 August 2016

Table Mountain rises proudly out of the Atlantic Ocean at the south-western tip of the African continent. For this reason it catches every bit of weather around, and can even
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India Venster: Is it dangerous? – 23 August 2016

I’m always amused, sometimes mildly annoyed, at hikers’ attempts to assess India Venster’s difficulty. Some dismiss it as a short and sweet way t0 the summit; others swear it to be the
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Table Mountain hiking routes: Silvertree Ravine – 11 August 2016

Looking for a Table Mountain hike away from the usual well-trodden routes? How about exploring Silverstream Ravine? Although it starts from the same place as the famous Platteklip Gorge on
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A sojourn from Table Mountain hiking: Exploring the Richtersveld – 29 July 2016

As a professional Mountain Guide, I hike Table Mountain very regularly, so it is sometimes necessary to get away from the usual, and to find some terrain as different as
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Table Mountain hiking in the rain – 15 July 2016

Cape Town gets most of its rain in winter (June to August). Table Mountain’s summit records about 4 times more rain than the city, so you’re quite likely to experience
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Hiking Table Mountain in less-than-ideal conditions – 7 July 2016

As with all mountains, Table Mountain attracts lots of cloud and rain. It’s called orographic weather – micro-climates generated by topography – and it’s usually bad. Proximity to an ocean
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Table Mountain hiking in winter – 30 June 2016

About 70% of Cape Town’s annual rainfall occurs June to August. Cold fronts lash the Cape over this period, bringing cold and stormy weather that lasts anything form 2 to
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Hiking Table Mountain: how fit must you be – 16 June 2016

The short answer: you need to be in reasonable shape to enjoy hiking Table Mountain up one of the more scenic routes. The key words: enjoy and scenic routes. There
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Hiking Table Mountain up the Twelve Apostles – 8 June 2016

The Twelve Apostles is a chain of peaks extending behind the famous tabletop summit of Table Mountain. It’s considered part of Table Mountain despite being separated by a deep ravine.
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