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Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby SuperM » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:01 pm

Hey guys,

Does anyone know what the speed record is up TM?

Either Platteklip or India Venster

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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby vander » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:58 pm

Platteklip is either 23 or 26 minutes up and something like 12 down. Not exactly sure or who did it in those times.
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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby Not » Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:33 pm

Stijn wrote:Well, this wasn't barefoot or on India Venster (or at 38 degrees) but the current "official" descent record of platteklip is 11mins 43secs (by Andrew Hagen). So methinks a similar record for India Venster would be somewhere around the 20 minute mark. It's a bit of a dodgy one to be encouraging speed descents of though...


Stijn wrote:Well the record UP platteklip is 27mins 52 secs (tarmac to top of gorge).

See the thread http://www.climb.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=5563&start=0
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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby Ray » Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:49 pm

The latest record this year is found at:

http://www.trailrunning.co.za/news.php?newsId=912

26min 42 sec - from Tafelberg road to Maclears Beacon up Platteklip I think.

Down record is 11min 42!

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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby SuperM » Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:53 pm

.......and with a Trad Rack up India Venster?

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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby Nic Le Maitre » Wed Feb 01, 2012 6:02 pm

I've done 24min down Venster from Africa Ledge with a full pack
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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby SNORT » Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:41 am

Done 17min down IV from the Ledge

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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby Brussel » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:07 pm

30 minutes up india venster to the ledge (no rack tho :) )

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Re: Speed Ascent Table Mountain

Postby Andy Davies » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:46 am

I did 3 minutes up in the cable car :lol:
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