Monthly Archives September 2016

Hiking Table Mountain in summer – 30 September 2016

While the weather in summer allows for some great hiking, there are two factors you need to bear in mind, and not at the back of your mind, but foremost. The first is the Southeaster and its vaporous sidekick, the Tablecloth. From around mid October through to February, a strong, at times gale-force wind tears across the Cape Peninsula, causing dense cloud to form on Table Mountain
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Table Mountain hiking routes: India Venster – 22 September 2016

Of all the guided Table Mountain hikes, India Venster is arguably the best half-day route around. It offers everything the hiker could ask for: a good workout and spectacular views in all directions. In this regard it is a clear winner, with views of the City, the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape peninsula mountains all the way down to the tip of Cape Point. As
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Hiking Table Mountain via Platteklip Gorge – 13 September 2016

Table Mountain’s easiest and oldest route, Platteklip Gorge leads up a deep ravine that cuts diagonally into the formidable front face of the mountain. Much has been written on the virtues and vices of Table Mountain’s most popular route, and there’s certainly no shortage in articles and reviews online discussing its pros and cons. For those feeling bewildered by the glut of information, and by
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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 being able to guide people on a variety of routes, in order to cater to all levels of fitness and adventure. Porcupine Ravine is one which gives the hiker an amazing feeling of remoteness, and
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