About Binny

Binny Ridgway was born and bred in the English Lake District, and developed a passion for “the great outdoors” at an early age.Her knowledge of the mountains of the Western Cape and especially that of Table Mountain is legendary, as is her knowledge of the indigenous flora and fauna of the area.

The India Venster hike on Table Mountain

An exciting scramble up Table Mountain The India Venster hike on Table Mountain is one of the most popular and most fun.  It takes around [...]

By |November 8th, 2019|Hiking blurb|

Jonkershoek hiking

Swartboskloof trail  Jonkershoek nature reserve is found near the town of Stellenbosch about an hours drive from the city of Cape Town. The mountain here [...]

A long walk across England

The English coast to coast walk. The coast to coast walk across the North of England was thought up by a gentleman called Alfred Wainwright [...]

Lions Head sunrise hike

Sunrise in Africa There is no better place to view the sunrise from than Lions Head in Cape Town. Starting the hike in the early [...]

Trip advisor hall of fame

5 years of 5 * hikes. Thanks everyone who hiked with me.    

By |July 22nd, 2019|Latest News|

Hike from Kirstenbosch gardens to the cableway

The skeleton gorge trail The skeleton gorge trail on Table Mountain is one of the most popular and the popularity is well deserved. Starting in the botanical [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Hiking blurb|

Winter hikes in Cape Town

Winter hiking on Table Mountain Winter in Cape Town officially begins in May and lasts through August and although we are not called the Cape [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|Hiking blurb|

Trip advisor excellence award

Trip Advisor Hall of Fame Once again Ridgway Ramblers has earned the TripAdvisor excellence award making it 5 years in a row. Thanks to everyone [...]

By |May 30th, 2019|Latest News|

Tranquility cracks hike on Table Mountain

The hike to tranquility cracks on Table Mountain is a favourite with regular mountain hikers. Off the beaten track it is a maze of narrow gorges between [...]

Above the clouds on Table Mountain

Often a hike on Table mountain during the winter months is made even more spectacular by an approaching cold front. The front approaches the city [...]

By |April 30th, 2019|Hiking blurb|