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Table Mountain - Safety and Security

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Re: Table Mountain - Safety and Security

Unread post by Thunderbird7 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:30 am

Useful link here for safety around Table Mountain.

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Re: Three Peaks

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:51 pm

mks317 wrote:What's the best way to hike the three peaks without using Platteklip Gorge? I've heard using ledges from Devil's Peak, and the India Venster down Table to get to Lion's Head is good, but that it's really difficult to follow the ledges path? Can anyone describe the path leading from Devil's to Table? Thanks!

Hi mks317 and a warm welcome to the forums :gflower: :gflower:

I have no experience on TMNP hiking trails, but until a more experienced mite comes along, here are some links to useful info.

Safe Hiking in Table Mountain National Park

Table mountain brochure.pdf
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Re: Table Mountain - Safety and Security

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:02 pm

Table Mountain National Park Emergency number re-routed

The emergency telephone contact number for Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) has been re-routed in order to streamline the emergency responses.

The TMNP emergency number 0861 106 417 has been re-routed from the Bellville Technical Operations Centre to the 107 Public Emergency Communication Centre (PECC) as from the 27th March 2017. The number to dial for all emergencies in TMNP remains the same and all emergencies will now being dealt with by the 107 operators.

These include safety and security emergencies, injuries, getting lost while hiking in TMNP as well as any wildfire related emergencies.

The 107 PECC handles calls for all types of emergencies within the boundaries of the Cape Metropolitan Area and TMNP has now been included in order for all emergencies to be dealt with by one emergency centre.

Issued by:
South African National Parks (SANParks) Cape Region

Media enquiries:
Merle Collins
SANParks Regional Communications Manager: Cape Region
Tel: 021 659 1702

Philip Prins
TMNP Fire Manager
Tel: 021 689 7438/9

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