Monthly Archives October 2016

Hiking Table Mountain: How fit must I be? – 20 October 2016

Despite its proximity to a city, Table Mountain is still a proper mountain marked by rugged and deceptive terrain, changeable weather and lots of cliff edges. Table Mountain hikes differ in overall elevation gain, ranging from 700 meters (about 2200 feet) to 950 meters (about 2900 feet). So how much fitness is needed to hike Table Mountain? Two factors come into play: If you’re not
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Hiking Table Mountain vs Lion’s Head – 11 October 2016

Lion’s Head is the prominent little peak to the right of Table Mountain as you look up from the city center. About two-thirds the height of Table Mountain, it’s not considered part of the Table Mountain range, but an isolated peak with its own ‘foothill’, Signal Hill, also known as the Lion’s Rump. Lion’s Head is the most-climbed peak in the country. Locals flock up
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