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MCSA: Table Mountain National Park Trad Climbing and Permits
Please note that the perception with respect to activity permits for trad climbing in Table Mountain National Park is NOT correct.
CityROCK Boulder Comp 2015
Join us for the Annual CityROCK boulder competition on Saturday, 5 September
During the mid year vacation a group of UCT students hiked the length of the Transkei.
Activity Permit for Trad Climbing in the Table Mountain National Park
Posted by Brent Jennings on Aug 24, 2015
Without any consultation with the MCSA or climbers, the park has unilaterally decided to include all trad climbing as an activity requiring a permit.
New World Record Cliff Jump
Laso Schaller, canyoneer and high-diver, sets a new world cliff jump record of 58.8m in Maggia, Switzerland.
Rumble 4 of 2015
The fourth Southern Rock Rumble will be held on the 3rd September.
Table Mountain: Free Ride Between Lower Tafelberg and Upper Tafelberg
In a very positive step which will be helpful to tourists and local residents alike, one can now ride the MyCiTi shuttle for free between Lower Tafelberg and Upper Tafelberg.
Nina Williams Highball Bouldering in Bishop
Nina Williams and her pet hedgehog head to Bishop in California to check out some of the highballs and attempt some of the harder lines there.
Half Dome Bolted Light
On August 29, 2015 we placed 39 solar-powered LED lanterns temporarily up the Snake Dike route on Yosemite’s Half Dome.
Southern Rock is Hiring
Southern Rock Climbing Centre is looking for a new gym manager.
5 Hikers Trapped on Table Mountain
30 Aug 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
Eyewitness news reports that five hikers have been trapped on Table Mountain following rock falls.
Black Diamond stand at the Getaway Show
Come and see the extensive range of Black Diamond apparel and other awesome deals on offer at the Getaway Show in Gauteng this weekend.
Exactly what my physio told me I must not do
Exactly what my physio told me I must not do…
Cape Town Time Lapse
Capturing Cape Town’s #tablemountain weather, like never seen before, consisting of 6240 still images.
PUFfeR 2015 – Platteklip Gorge Helicopter Rescue
25 Aug 2015: South Africa | 1 Comment
During the PUFfeR 2015 a runner needed to be air-lifted off Platteklip Gorge on Table Mountain.
Post-fire rehabilitation update in Table Mountain National Park
As part of the rehabilitation programme with the re-opening of this part of Silvermine envisaged by the end of December 2015.
Helicopter Rescue in the Mountains
The beautiful weather in Cape Town has meant that lots of people are out and about on the mountains again.