Oppelskop Sunset Hike

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Wed Nov 3, 16:30 - Wed Nov 3, 19:30
location
Devil's Peak signboard under the Gum Trees on Tafelberg Road

About

Sneak onto the mountain for a short midweek circular sunset hike to Oppelskop on the slopes of Devil's Peak!


After ascending to our highest point via the Saddle Path we'll then traverse beneath the sheer cliffs of Oppelskop Ridge where the recent Devil's Peak fire swept through this autumn. We hope to see some amazing flowers blooming en masse as the regenerating veld enters its first spring season. An exciting time to witness the floral spectacle and beauty of fynbos. We will finish up as the sun sets.


Date: Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Time: 16:30


Distance: 5 km

Duration: 3 hrs

Difficulty: Moderate

Grade: A+ grading as the route involves a short loose and steep section, as well as a spot with a little exposure to heights. However it's all on footpath; no scrambling.

Elevation: 250m gain/loss

Dogs: Yes, with SANParks "TMNP My Activity Permit" - Level 1


Meet location: Devil's Peak Signboard under the Gum Trees (Tafelberg Road, Cape Town) // https://goo.gl/maps/3PrN596DXweGh8217


Cost: R250 per person // Payment confirms your spot


Ideal for: Adventurous Hikers & Fynbos Enthusiasts


Group size: 10


Book: Pay via Quicket OR Email us at [email protected] for bank details to EFT (Payment will confirm your spot)


Upon enquiry we'll discuss all pertinent information as well as any specific COVID-19 protocols for the sites we visit to ensure our excursions are carried out in a responsible manner.


What to bring:

- Good hiking shoes/boots

- Warm top & rain jacket

- Water: 1.5 litres per person

- Food: Trail snack

- Face Mask / Buff

- Hand Sanitizer

- Headlamp / torch in case needed


*BOOKING ESSENTIAL*

Additional information

Age restriction No under 13s
Refund policy Refunds allowed (view policy)

Location

Oppelskop Sunset Hike
Devil's Peak signboard under the Gum Trees on Tafelberg Road
Tafelberg Rd, Table Mountain (Nature Reserve), Cape Town
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