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Six hikers rescued from Table Mountain Park as mercury soars

No fewer than six hikers were rescued by helicopter in three separate incidents at Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town on Monday, Air Mercy Service (AMS) said on Tuesday. One hiker was retrieved after collapsing in Platteklip Gorge close to the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, and another from Karbonkelberg close[…]

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Minors arrested for alleged robbery on Signal Hill

A group of hikers were allegedly robbed by three minors on Table Mountain on Friday, November 8, but were quickly apprehended thanks to the quick actions of Table Mountain rangers. The alleged robbers, ages 15, 16 and 17, were immediately arrested and will appear in court soon on charges of[…]

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Body found on Camps Bay side of Table Mountain

On Sunday morning, a body was found on the Camps Bay side of Table Mountain. Captain FC Van Wyk said to Cape Town Etc that: “Circumstances surrounding the death of a 40-year-old man whose body was found in the early hours this morning at Woody Rivine, Kloof Nek, Table Mountain[…]

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Visit the Table Mountain Cableway for R90

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway on Friday, October 4 2019, the Cableway is giving back to the local community with a month long special for all South Africans. From October 1 to October 31, 2019 all locals with a valid South African ID, or[…]

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Table Mountain crime map for hikers

Following a number of attacks on hikers within Table Mountain National Park, a local hiker from Kenilworth has taken the initiative to create a Google map, called Table Mountain Crime Map, for recording crime in the area and preparing those who plan to explore the mountain trails. The recent murder[…]

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