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TABLE MOUNTAIN - OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
The rotating cable car, which gives you a spectacular 360 degree view of the city bowl.

Get off the beaten track and away from the bustle of the city, to see some of the rarer sights of Table Mountain; things you wouldn't see from the Cable Car or from a bus window.

We'll take you places not even Capetonians know about!

We offer guided walks and climbs, on and around Table Mountain

  • For the fit and not so fit
  • Half or full-day walks
  • Grades A, B and C

All our prices include transfers to and from the mountain, light snacks and refreshments. Prices quoted DO NOT include down rides in the cable car, where applicable.

    GRADES :
  • A - Walking
  • B - Scrambling (sometimes using hands to clamber over boulders)
  • C - Easy rock climbing (using hands and feet to climb) - ropes provided for beginners.

Check our VISITORS BOOK for some of the comments our satisfied guests have left us ... and our BLOG for other interesting information!

And look at these TIPS and safety advice, before setting out to climb Table Mountain.


Contour Path

 

This easy-walking route can be done from Kloof Corner to Rhodes Memorial or Mowbray Ridge over a half day; or from Kloof Corner to Kirstenbosch or Constantia Nek, over a full day. Grade A
 

Pipe Track

 

An easy-walking, half-day route, from Kloofnek, along the Twelve Apolstles, on the Camps Bay side of the mountain, to Slangolie Ravine. This route ends at Rontree Estate, above Camps Bay. Grade A
 

Saddle

 

An easy, half-day climb from the Cape Town side, to the Saddle between Devils Peak and Table Mountain. Then down Newlands Ravine to Rhodes Memorial. Grade A
 

Skeleton Gorge

 

An easy climb starting at Kirstenbosch, up to the dams at the top of the back table. Return via same or via Kasteelspoort to Kloofnek. Full day. Grade A
 

Platteklip Gorge

 

A popular half-day climb, Platteklip Gorge was the access route used by the first European to climb Table Mountain. The gorge is steep but easy to climb. Return by cable car, or by Kasteelspoort for a full-day. Grade A
 

Kloof Corner Ridge
Joshua appears out from the 11" crack on the last pitch of Koof Corner Ridge.
 

 

Not for beginners. This route borders on a "rock-climbing" route and involves at least three rock pitches which are exposed at places. Great for the more adventurous, this route also takes in Fountain Ledge to the top, or Right Face Traverse to get down.Grade C
 

Kasteelspoort
The magnificent 12-apostles which line the Atlantic seaboard. The Kasteelspoort route takes in one of these buttresses, to the top of the 'Back Table'.
 

 

A steep but easy climb on the Camps Bay side of the mountain, which starts at Kloofnek and proceeds along the Pipe Track for 30 minutes, before starting the ascent to the top of the back table. Stop at Tranquility Cracks and then back down via corridor Ravine. Full day. Grade A
 

India-Venster
Saskia gives Martine a hand on the way up the India-Venster route.

 

This spectacular and popular route follows the cable car up to the contour path and then turns right over Venster Buttress, traverses India Ravine and then over Arrow Buttress. The last section of the climb is a 40 minute walk over Fountain Ledge to the cable station on top. We return via the cable car, or via Fountain Ledge and Right Face Traverse for a full day. Grade B
 

Left Face 'B'

 

Another spectacular, winding route over Left Face buttress, which finishes in the middle of Left Face, just 30 minutes from the upper cable station. Return via the cable car or across Fountain Ledge and Right Face Traverse for a full day. Grade B
 

Ledges

 

Not recommended for beginners, this climb tackles the far left hand corner of the mountain, via a B route and then finishes with a short 3 metre, C-grade rock pitch. Return by cable car to make it a half day; or via Skeleton Gorge or Kasteelspoort for a full day excursion. Grade C
 

Two-day Mountain Tour

 

Starting at Rhodes memorial or the zigzag Saddle Path, the route proceeds over Mowbray Ridge to the summit of Devils Peak. Down the back of Devils Peak and up the Ledges Route to Maclears Beacon (the highest point on the mountain).

From Maclears Beacon, across the sensational Carrels Ledge and across the back table to the dams.

In the morning, we walk over the Twelve Apolstles to Tranquility Cracks and then on to Grootkop. After lunch we return via Corridor Ravine down to the Pipe Track, to finish at Kloofnek. 2 full days. Grades A, C (mostly A)