The General Committee of the Mountain Club of South Africa (Cape Town Section) regrets to advise members of the increasing possible threats to their personal safety while hiking and climbing in and around the Table Mountain National Park, and elsewhere.
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By his reckoning, mugged more than forty hikers and mountain cyclists in the last eight years.
Due to the high levels of crime in certain SANPark areas we have introduced a new Activity Permit for self-defense weapons for the Table Mountain National Park.
Kieno, speaks to Merle Collins Western Cape Spokesperson at SAN Parks and Andre Van Schalkwyk Committee Member at Table Mountain Safety Action Group…
SANParks is planning to deploy core people to try and make the mountain safe again for hiking
Paramedics say a tourist is recovering in hospital after being attacked on Lion’s Head last night. The man and his wife were hiking when the incident occurred yesterday evening. Netcare 911’s Chris Botha says the male tourist injured his leg while attempting to fend off the attackers. “We got a call last night at about 8pm of […]
On the afternoon of the 17th of May 3 hikers were mugged at knife point in the Sandy Bay area.
From the 20th of May 2016, the Amphitheatre region will be closed to all persons.
The University of Cape Town is devastated to confirm that yet another female UCT student was brutally attacked, assaulted and raped off campus on Tuesday evening, 8 March 2016.
A teenager who went running in Tokai Forest was found murdered on Monday afternoon. Police suspect she was strangled.