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 Post subject: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:13 am 
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We are planning heading to Tafelberg middle March.

Does anybody know about the water situation at Spout Cave?

Although there was good rain in the Cedarberg during December, we're a little concerned.


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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:12 am 
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Kevin is heading up there this weekend, he'll be able to tell you/us.


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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:14 am 
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we're also heading to Tafelberg this weekend. would be good to know the water situation.

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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 11:36 pm 
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Those planning a trip to Tafelberg:

Reconsider.

Both the Spout drip and the Scout stream are bone dry.
Welbedacht stream is only so-so.

We were told the opposite shortly before, so I suspect a serious sandbag....


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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2011 11:41 pm 
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Not to even mention the fire raging between Krakadouw and Sneeukop.
It may have reached the platuae at the foot of Tafelberg by now.

Visiters have been warned to not even visit the Arch.


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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:17 am 
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Hann wrote:
Not to even mention the fire raging between Krakadouw and Sneeukop.


Yea, that fire looked REALLY bad! Any further news on that!? They get it contained!?
So sad to see that amount of smoke comming from the heart of the Berg!


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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:23 pm 
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Anyone been up Tafelberg recently? Is there water?


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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:58 am 
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Planning to go around 10 March, any one been there lately? Would like to know the water situation.

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 Post subject: Re: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:38 am 
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FYI: I was last there on weekend of the 19th Feb - Spout drip was dry....

There was still lots of water near Welwedagt, but thats a heavy carry.

After rains you may get lucky with water in the cistern on top or pools.

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 Post subject: Spout Cave Water
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:02 am 
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Has anyone been to Spout cave in the past 1-2 weeks? Is the waterpoint on the Spout full at the moment, or is it necessary to carry up from below?

thanks,

Ray


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