Monthly Archives November 2012

Photo of the week – November week #1: Carrel’s Ledge

The crux on Carrel’s Ledge: an exposed step-around.   For those with a sense of adventure, Table Mountain offers several sensational traverses that lead across imposing cliffs that would otherwise have remained inaccessible to all but the boldest rock-climbers. These traverses require little in the way of climbing prowess, but you need to be sure-footed and composed. More importantly, you need a good head for
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Quote of the week – November week #1: Hiking Table Mountain back in the day

“November 5th to 6th. – Peninsula week-end to the Southern Apostles, Table Mountain. Official climbs: Hairpin Route (‘C’ difficulty) and Victoria Gully (‘B’ difficulty). Nov. 5th was threatening. There were 25 in camp. A party of 16 ascended the Hairpin Route.” Extract from the 1932 Annual Report of the Cape Town Section of the Mountain Club of South Africa.   I chanced upon this nugget
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