SA Mountain is South Africa’s only dedicated climbing magazine. We publish articles on Mountaineering, Climbing and Trekking.
The publication started ten years ago as a dedicated climbing and mountaineering magazine and over the years has served its readership and advertisers well. Published quarterley, SA Mountain covers a large spectrum of mountain sports.
SA Mountain’s contributors come from a broad base of multiple mountaineering disciplines, including some of the country’s top sports people, as well as some from abroad. This is to ensure that we can bring to you, the reader, the very best on offer – up-to-date news coverage, training articles, gear reviews, celebrity profiles, technical tips covering a wide variety of subjects, event reports, big glossy pics and enthralling articles.
Table Mountain is undoubtedly one of the natural wonders of the world. It is a mountain that is endowed with a rich history and offers the explorer unsurpassed adventures almost always accompanied by wide breathtaking vistas.
This book describes some of the best walks, scrambles and moderate rock climbs Table Mountain has to offer and takes you to the most remarkable and memorable places. Scattered throughout the book are also many mythical and historical tales on the building of the reservoirs, early visitors, climbing history, fauna & flora, Van Hunks and the Devil and many more.
Whether you are a visitor to the beautiful Cape Peninsula seeking a once-off classic experience on Table Mountain, a local who wants to explore the best Table Mountain has to offer and yearns to tick off some of the great classics, or someone interested in the myths and legends and the rich history that surrounds this unique and special mountain, this is a book that should grace your bookshelf.
The Tafelberg Guide is packed with all the info you will need to get to and climb at this magical venue. It includes notes on flora and fauna, geology, climbing history, weather, environmental issues, access, water, descents, side attractions, emergency procedures, scaled maps and diagrams, B&W photo topos marking the climbs with detailed descriptions of all the routes and lots of glossy colour climbing pics. A must if you plan to climb at one of the Cederberg’s premier climbing areas.