Bouldering has recently become contentious again in Table Mountain National Park.
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For climbers, the following crags (South of Boyes Drive) will re-open – The Silvermine Crags remain closed.
Please note that the perception with respect to activity permits for trad climbing in Table Mountain National Park is NOT correct.
As part of the rehabilitation programme with the re-opening of this part of Silvermine envisaged by the end of December 2015.
The MCSA have released a letter to outline the current rules regarding rock climbing and activity permit use within the Table Mountain National Park.
SANParks has confirmed that a pornographic video – which gained traction on social media this week – was filmed on Lion’s Head.
Some users, who commented on the park’s draft management plan for the next 10 years, have complained about the high cost of activity permits for dog walking, cycling, hang-gliding, paragliding and sport climbing.
Rangers established a broad manhunt across the mountain last September after an incident occurred on Signal Hill, resulting in the arrest of both suspects, SANParks announced in a statement.
The National Environment Management: Protected Areas Act No. 57 of 2003 (NEM: PAA) requires that South African National Parks (SANParks) produces management plans for all national parks in consultations with stakeholders.
Another cyclist has been attacked by knife-wielding robbers along a Tokai mountain trail, the third mugging in the vicinity in three weeks.