Monthly Archives December 2011

So what's the hardest hiking route on Table Mountain?

A contentious question. In my humble opinion, and drawing on the experience and knowledge I have gained ascending all the routes on Table Mountain many times over, I have the following to say on the subject: For an accurate answer, we need to define “hard”, “route” and “Table Mountain”. “Hard” What defines a hard route? Four things: length, terrain, technicality and exposure to heights. Length:
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So what’s the hardest hiking route on Table Mountain?

A contentious question. In my humble opinion, and drawing on the experience and knowledge I have gained ascending all the routes on Table Mountain many times over, I have the following to say on the subject: For an accurate answer, we need to define “hard”, “route” and “Table Mountain”. “Hard” What defines a hard route? Four things: length, terrain, technicality and exposure to heights. Length:
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