Several people managed to capture footage of a massive boulder tumbling down one of the slopes – the Silverstream Ravine area – and a loud rumble could be heard.
SANParks is once again under fire, this time regarding safety in and around Table Mountain National Park.
South African trail runners Christiaan Greyling and AJ Calitz spent 20 hours yesterday testing the limits of their endurance, and came out tops.
On Monday evening, the body of a man, believed to be around 60 years of age, was found near Nursery Ravine.
An Icelandic tourist is going to return home with quite a story to tell, after a fall on Table Mountain led to a 13-hour rescue ordeal.
A trail runner training for the big day came across a caracal, which we now know is called Hermes, and managed to get up close and personal.
At some point this summer, you’re going to be hitting the Cape’s hiking trails. Here’s some sobering information via the Cape Town section of the Mountain Club of South Africa.
A tragic incident on the famous landmark has resulted in one hiker dying, and a number of others sustaining injuries.
Police have confirmed that they have arrested a man on charges of arson, and it’s going to be tough for him to explain his way out of this one.
Speaking about the Saturday morning knife attack on the mountains above Kalk Bay, Yvonne Cormack shared distressing details of the violence she encountered.
A recent spate of attacks in and around Table Mountain National Park has deterred many from taking their chances. This weekend was a nightmare for one group.
Summer is approaching and we’re all keen to get out and about, but best you watch out for some madman wielding a knife on Table Mountain.
Attempting to hike Table Mountain’s India Venster trail, a woman had to be rescued on Monday evening. Take a look at what went down in pics.
Capetonians aren’t shy of putting together the odd Table Mountain tribute video, but sometimes one stands out from the crowd.
Table Mountain is currently on the market – even to all of us normal folk! Haven’t you always wanted to OWN and piece of Cape Town? Sure you have.
It’s not really a hard sell, is it? But now that Cape Town has been voted the number one city to visit in 2014 by The New Yorker, we thought we’d press the advantage home with this collection of shots, illustrating why you shouldn’t be living anywhere else in the world.
Remember last year when Table Mountain was voted in as one of the seven new “wonders of nature” after an extensive international voting competition run by the Swiss New7Wonders Foundation? Well an international audit has just confirmed the award, making the title official, but what does this mean for Slaapstad and our tourism industry?
Look, if you’re a robber, think again about hiding out in a cave on Table Mountain. Because the Western Cape authorities are going to be cracking down on yo’ ass. Just a warning.
You may be aware that there have been Himalayan Tahr’s living on the slopes our beloved Table Mountain for many years. The population has dwindled in recent times, and it was decided to remove all of the exotic creatures for good. However, a have few managed to evade the sniper’s barrel. Until now.
Yesterday we had a comment on our story, Rob Taylor Took The Ultimate Jump which prompted us to do a little extra digging. Professionals suggest that his unusual behaviour leading up to his death may have been a result of drug use or a mental health ailment.
Soon after we published the story that property development tycoon, Rob Taylor, was suspected of having perished by suicide by leaping off Table Mountain, online conversations around the incident began to reveal a number of curious, if not unnerving details of the circumstances leading up to Taylor’s death.
Rob Taylor, the property tycoon from Howick (KZN) who donated his R2,03 million Audi R8 to two car guards at the base of Table Mountain in January of 2010, is suspected of committing suicide by leaping from the base of the top cable car station on Sunday evening.
Table Mountain Cableway’s famously popular Sunset Special starts on Monday November 1 this year and runs until the end of February 2011. Adults pay R90 per person return while children under 18 years pay R45 per person return after 6pm. Tickets can only be purchased at the Cableway’s Ticket Office from 6pm. Click for more info.
Table Mountain needs your vote to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature in 2011! Table Mountain Table Mountain has been shortlisted, along with 28 other natural wonders, for the prestigious accolade. On April 7, 2010, Table Mountain was sitting in the bottom half of the rankings, meaning that much help is needed for Cape […]
I am writing this from a café somewhere in Paris as The Muse downs another glass of rosé and the waiters eyeball me, wondering when exactly we will be ordering dinner (I’m going for the fish). That said, this is going to be a quick one. But an important one, nonetheless. It’s to do with […]
I’m not sure who took this panoramic aerial photograph of Cape Town, Table Mountain and the Green Point stadium, but they did a very good job. Thought you might enjoy it. Click pic for hi-res version. CLICK HERE FOR HI-RES CAPE TOWN PANORAMIC IMAGE Jeepers, that is impressive! Shame, very kak place we […]
Not sure if you caught this wonderful little spot of rural graffiti. Just after the recent Table Mountain fires (here), there were a few spots in the Zonnebloem area which weren’t burnt. some of them were circles. Like this one below. Which someone drew on a smily face in the middle of the night! […]
So some friends from L.A. rolled into town for a week and managed to pack in quite a bit. They stayed at the new One & Only hotel (review pending – the jury is still out) at the V&A Waterfront and headed out each day, ticking off the various adventures to be had. It was […]
While the Vaal Dam is pretty impressive, Table Mountain is the only local landmark that has made the second round of the “New 7 Wonders of the World.” And by “second round” I mean 261 magnificent natural sites from 222 countries. Oh, I’ve just noticed that they’re all natural… That’s probably why the Vaal Dam […]