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.

Covid 19 and Table Mountain

Is it safe to hike on Table Mountain? 2020 will forever be remembered as the year of the covid 19 world wide lockdown, and who [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Latest News|

Walking and Hiking in the Slovenian Mountains

  A backpack, good grip trekking shoes, rain jacket, sunscreen, some energy treats and liquids. Those are just a few essentials for your hiking trip [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Hiking blurb|

Table Mountain and the Corona virus

Ridgway Ramblers in shut down During the Corona virus pandemic, along with all my fellow South Africans I am confined to my house with a [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Hiking blurb|

Annual Maintenance of the cableway

You can still hike whilst the cableway is closed From the 7th until the 26th of July 2020 the cable car up the iconic Table [...]

By |March 8th, 2020|Latest News|

The 2 day hike in Cape Point

The overnight trail in Cape Point Nature Reserve There is no doubt in my mind that the best way to experience The Cape of Good [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Hiking blurb|

Lions Head Sunrise

Cape Town sunrise When the alarm clock goes off in the very early hours it is often easy to regret the decision to bike up [...]

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 [...]