22 December 2019 / 7.45am- 8am / Trappieskop Trail / Kalk Bay
Take Back Our Mountains In collaboration with the SANParks.
This safe hike is organised as a result of the criminal activities on the mountains and roads.
Take Back Our Mountains will be hiking Trappieskop to Rock Arche and down echo valley to Boyes Drive, to raise awareness about safety and exert pressure on the authorities to effectively address and reduce the number of violent crime in Table Mountain National Parks.
Meeting: Park on Boyes Drive at the start of echo valley trail and walk over to the start of Trappieskop Hike
Rating:Grade A – 4 hours
Always take the following on hikes: Sunglasses, good walking shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen, gloves, beanie, rain jacket, buff Refreshments and water, camera, binoculars.
Be prepared for a change of weather with reliable rain gear as well as an extra set of dry clothes, a minimum 2 litres of water and a snack pack.
Note the following: The areas are under the control of the SANParks. No damage shall be permitted to any natural vegetation, animal, environment or property. Any damage shall be made good at your expense; The use of accepted pathways and roadways only, shall be permitted. No parking in front of access roads. No trampling of vegetation; No fires. Smoking on tracks, in the carpark or on designated open areas.
Dispose of cigarette butts responsible; No loud music or amplifiers allowed; The area must be left in a clean and tidy.
Further note: Your participation in The Take Back Our Mountains safe hike initiative are entirely at own risk, and therefore exempt TBOM from any claims, resultant from any incidents, accidents, injuries or loss of valuables.
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