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Go in search of the awesome rock climbing possibilities in Cape Town.

Table mountain holds Important cultural significance for people of South Africa, past and present. At 1,085 meters, it towers over the city of Cape Town and is named after its distinctive flat shape which resembles a table top. It’s a great place to go for a hike and it also offers awesome climbing and abseiling opportunities.

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FAQs: Rock Climbing in Table Mountain

What should I know about Rock Climbing Table Mountain?

This is a trad climbing area and the climbs are multi-pitch. Arrow Final is a good beginner climb close to the summit which combines some abseiling too. The Integral Ascent is probably the most comprehensive and takes you all along the north face of the mountain. You’ll need some serious endurance to take this on. Jacob’s Ladder is for the more adventurous, this climb is clean and you’ll get lots of air. You’ll also get amazing views. 

Why should I choose Table Mountain for my Rock Climbing adventure?

Varied climbing routes

There are lots of climbs on offer here. From the more daring climbs with sheer drops to safer more restricting climbs, you’ll find something to suit everyone’s taste here.

**Amazing views **

Table Mountain looks out on not just the city but the sea too. As you climb you’ll get to enjoy spectacular views of both the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans.

Captivating Cape Town

With its beautiful beaches, awesome culinary scene and nearby wineries, Cape Town is a lovely city to visit. There’s also a wide range of museums and history to be explored.

What can I expect from the weather during my Rock Climbing trip in Table Mountain?

Cape Town has a temperate climate with day time temperates sitting at around in the summer and 17°C during the day in the winter. The temperature drops dramatically on top of Table Mountain however.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Table Mountain region?

Xhosa, Zulu, Afrikaans and English

What currency is accepted around Table Mountain?

South African Rand

How can I get to Table Mountain?

Fly to Cape Town International Airport and drive to the mountain.

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When is the best time to travel to Table Mountain for Rock Climbing?

November through February.

What people are saying about Rock Climbing | Table Mountain



An amazing time spent at Tranquilitas with Tony, Patsy & Willy to work on our new Mountaineering skills like abseiling, jumaring, and general rope skills for our BIG mountain challenge next year. Thank you.

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