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 [...]

Off the beaten track on Table Mountain

Llandudno ravine, the Grootkop caves and Oudekraal ravine Visitors to Cape Town are often surprised by the sheer size of Table Mountain. Not so much [...]

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|