According to the People’s Post there have been two more muggings on Table Mountain.
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I have received with concern three reports of attacks on hikers in the Skeleton Gorge – Newlands Forest – Rhodes Memorial area during this week (10 – 14 May).
Bruce and I have established a new route on the lower buttresses. It is just to the left of Fraser’s Variation on Arrow Buttress. We think that the quality of the route is on a par with Fraser’s, Bombay Duck.
Cape Town – A foreign hiker died on Table Mountain on Saturday afternoon after presumably suffering a heart attack on the way down.
Six years after a decision to cull Table Mountain’s entire Himalayan tahr population enraged and divided Cape Town residents, half a dozen of the animals have been filmed grazing on the mountain’s Platteklip Gorge path.
Two 60-something hikers have been airlifted off Table Mountain in strong winds after they fell several metres into the Llandudno Ravine.
Fifa’s sponsors are being offered the face of Table Mountain for their 2010 branding, despite assurances by park managers that this is not an option. For just R150 000 a month, according to City of Cape Town documents, the World Heritage Site was a “confirmed and available” advertising site where a brand’s colours could illuminate […]
It is advised that persons do not drink the water from the Lily Pond on Table Mountain until the next heavy rains as a body was found above Africa Ledge. iol.co.za report: Body leaves cops mystified Police are trying to determine the identity of a decomposed body that was discovered on Table Mountain two days […]
Mountain Rescues – The tragic climbing accident in which Cape Town climber Hugh Stevens was critically injured last Friday has again brought into sharp focus not only the risks attached to having a wilderness area in our backyard, but also the heroic and often unsung work done by the rescue volunteers.