ALL ABOUT CTM
Welcome to Climb Table Mountain, your premier climbing and hiking agency in Cape Town. We're passionate about exploring the great outdoors and sharing the beauty and challenge of Table Mountain with others. Whether you're a seasoned climber or a first-time hiker, we're here to help you experience one of the world's most iconic landmarks in a safe and memorable way.At Climb Table Mountain, we believe that the journey is just as important as the destination. With our expert guidance and knowledge of the area, you'll be able to fully appreciate the scenic beauty, rich history, and cultural significance of Table Mountain. Our goal is to provide you with a unique and rewarding experience that you'll never forget.With a wide variety of routes to choose from, ranging from easy hikes to more challenging technical climbs, there's something for everyone at Table Mountain. No matter your skill level or interests, we'll work with you to select a route that fits your needs and goals. And because we're based in Cape Town, we're able to provide convenient access to the mountain for visitors and locals alike.At Climb Table Mountain, safety is always our top priority. Our experienced guides are trained in safe climbing practices, and we take all necessary precautions to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience. With us, you can trust that you're in good hands and that you'll have the support and guidance you need to reach the summit.So whether you're looking to challenge yourself, immerse yourself in the beauty of Table Mountain, or simply enjoy an adventure with friends and family, we invite you to join us for a journey of a lifetime. Contact us today to learn more about our services and to book your climb!
FOUNDER | CLIMBER | HEAD GUIDE | CONSERVATIONIST
Meet Kai, an experienced and passionate adventure traveler and guide at heart, with particular expertise in guiding trekking expeditions in the Drakensberg mountains of Africa. With a background in organizing expeditions since high school, Kai has a wealth of experience in high-profile expeditions, including the Mike Horn Pangaea Expedition. In addition to his thirst for bigger objectives, Kai is also dedicated to using his expeditions as a positive contribution to environmental and social projects. Kai's most recent series of expeditions, the KAPE 2 Expeditions, exemplifies his commitment to minimal environmental impact while still contributing to social initiatives and climbing big mountains. In addition, Kai holds a Bachelor's degree in South African and African History with a major in French Literature from the University of Cape Town. His French fluency will be an asset for those who prefer to communicate in French. When not guiding, Kai also works with PANTHERA on wildlife conservation projects in West Africa and the Middle East. He is part of various camera-trap deployment teams for leopard conservation. Kai splits his time between his home base at the foot of Table Mountain and the French Alps, where he spends most of his free time. Kai's notable achievements include climbing Kilimanjaro as part of an epilepsy youth awareness campaign, participating in the North Face Mount Elbrus Expedition, sailing across the Atlantic to climb peaks in the South American Andes, and completing a solo cycle from Cape Town to Kalahari. He has also won the Night-Jar Adventure of the Year Readers’ Choice 2013 and received Full Colours for Sport Climbing from the Mountain & Ski Club at the University of Cape Town. Kai is qualified as an NQF/AQN Mountain, Trekking, Multi-pitch Rock Climbing leader, and MDT Mountain Guide (specialized in Abseiling and Multi-pitch rock climbing leader). With his extensive experience guiding trekking expeditions in the Drakensberg mountains, Kai is a great choice for those looking for a guide with a wealth of experience, a dedication to environmental and social projects, and a passion for experiencing the great outdoors