A hiking expert has warned the public to be extra-cautious when venturing out onto the Mother City’s mountain hiking trials. A 21-year-old Cape Town woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she fell 13 metres while hiking up Lion’s Head. It’s believed that CPUT student Mieshka Dollie fell[…]
Lion’s Head is “more dangerous now than it was before the renovations were done”. Tim Lundy – an accredited mountain and cultural guide and a volunteer with the Wilderness search and rescue unit – checked out the newly reopened hiking trails on Lion’s Head after concerns were raised by hikers[…]
The Lion’s Head hiking trail, one of Cape Town’s biggest tourist attractions, has been closed for maintenance. This is as a result of a 2017 audit report compiled by the Table Mountain National Park on Lions’ Heads’ footpath networks, which made recommendations to improve hiker safety. The spiral route is[…]
A German tourist and a South African man crashed into Lions Head while tandem paragliding in Cape Town on Thursday afternoon, Wilderness Search and Rescue said. They were both airlifted to the sports field of a nearby school and taken to a local hospital from there, spokesperson Johann Marais said.[…]
“The state of the people’s iman is truly amazing. They really have nothing but they are so appreciative of everything.” So says renowned mixed martial artist, Irshaad ‘White Tiger’ Sayed who recounted his recent visit to some of the most remote villages in Mozambique. The trip formed part of his[…]
A 25 year old man fell to his death while hiking up Lion’s Head on Wednesday morning.the SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service (AMS) public relations officer Vaneesa Horn confirmed that a 25 year old male died. He was hiking with his 5 year old son and his fiancé at[…]
Armed with energy, enthusiasm, determination and a bit of athleticism – Muay Thai champion Irshaad Sayed managed to ascend Lions Head six times on Saturday in his charity race for Africa Muslim Agency’s (AMA) water well drive. At first it seemed like a daunting challenge for the martial arts champion,[…]
In a bid to raise funds for the construction of boreholes and water wells in Africa, renowned former Muay Thai champion and current Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, Irshaad ‘White Tiger’ Sayed, will attempt to scale Lions Head as many times as possible during a designated time period. Dubbed the[…]
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