The most popular hike on Table Mountain

Of course everything is subjective and different people enjoy different aspects of different hikes, but without a doubt, one of my popular routes up Table [...]

Summer Hiking on Table Mountain

Hiking on Table Mountain in the summer The summers in Cape Town are perfect for exploring Table Mountain on foot. Its the dry season and [...]

By |November 28th, 2015|Table mountain walks and hikes|

Lions Head Caves

Lions Head hiking One of the most popular hikes in Cape Town is Lions Head. This is the small "Sugarloaf" peak alongside Table Mountain. You [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|Table mountain walks and hikes|

The easiest hike up Table Mountain

Which is the easiest hike up Table Mountain The quickest way up to the plateau and the cable car area of Table Mountain is Platteklip [...]

Hiddingh-Ascension route up Table Mountain

The Hiddingh-Ascension route up Table Mountain begins in Newlands Forest and takes you up what must truly be one of the remotest parts of the [...]

5 day Table Mountain Trail

Multi day hiking on Table Mountain The Table Mountain Chain which stretches from Cape Town to the tip of Cape Point offers some of the [...]

Skeleton Gorge to Platteklip Gorge

  Hike from Kirstenbosch Gardens to The Cablecar This is a classic Table Mountain hike starting in the world famous botanical gardens and ending with the choice of the steep Platteklip Gorge or the cable car. It offers the chance to experience many of the different aspects of Table Mountain. Starting with a steep climb through the afromotane forests of the South Easterly facing slopes followed by a chance to experience the pristine wilderness of fynbos on the back of Table Mountain and ending with the sheer cliffs that overlook the city.  Taking time to enjoy the scenery this is a route whcih can take anything from 4 to 7 hours.  […]

By |October 25th, 2014|Table mountain walks and hikes|

Table Mountain Trail

  Hike from Cape Point to Table Mountain I just returned from completing the full Hoerikwaggo Trail again. Its a 5 day hike stretching from Cape Point to Table Mountain – or Table Mountain to Cape Point if you prefer. I am lucky enough to get to do the full trail a couple of times a year and each time am just blown away by the entire experience. Everything from the scenery to the accommodation to the food, to the company (ok, that can’t always be guaranteed) were perfect. […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Table mountain walks and hikes|

Off the Beaten track hiking in Cape Town

  The Dark Gorge Hiking trail in Cape Town If you are wanting to a hike on Table Mountain that is completely off the beaten track and away from other people, Dark Gorge might just be the trail for you. It is steep and loose underfoot so not an easy trail, but for adventurous types it is wonderful.   Join Ridgway Ramblers on a trail that is off the beaten track. Contact us here. […]

Another favourite Table Mountain hike

  Another wonderful hike on Table Mountain I can never really say which hike on Table Mountain is my favourite, but hole in the wall has to feature in the top five somewhere. Its a wonderful route right off the beaten track. I don’t think I have ever met anyone else on this route. It is an easy scramble with a wonderful mixture of indigenous forestry, wonderful views, caves and overhangs. […]

By |February 22nd, 2014|Table mountain walks and hikes|