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Vertigo Adventures

18 Auckland Street, Paarden Eiland | Unit 11, Island Park, 7405, South Africa
+27 21 510 2454
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Amazing Rock climbing of Table Mountain

Absolutely a great day of rock climbing ! It was my first time multi pitching and I admit I was a... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Max_Moret
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Amazing trad climbing on Table Mountain

I booked a full day trip with Tristan on Table Mountain and I had an amazing time - Tristan was... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
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Vertigo Adventures is South Africa's specialist mountain guiding company, with experience in the French Alps, Yosemite and, of course, South Africa. Rock climbing and hiking/trekking experiences for the fit and adventurous are our vorte, our highly qualified and registered guides are well travelled, knowledgable specialists in their field.
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely a great day of rock climbing ! It was my first time multi pitching and I admit I was a little bit afraid.. but Tristan is a great guide, makes you feel confident and follows you step by step. Great experience and a necessary...More

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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Max! You ran back to Italy...so I guess the next time will be in Italy :-p It was so cool to hang out with you and convert hiking into climbing :-) You must DEFINITELY get out multi-pitching more, you styled it!

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

I booked a full day trip with Tristan on Table Mountain and I had an amazing time - Tristan was great both in terms of safety and in terms of fun - I asked for something challenging and definitely got out of my comfort zone!...More

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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for the kind words Caroline! Wow did we pick a great day eh! Windless sunshine in near high summer is rare indeed, what a fun day out!

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Tristan took myself and 2 friends on a day of trad multi-pitch climbing. Well organised, very safe, and overall a fantastic day out! Highly recommended!

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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for the kind words Hayley! It is always super awesome to have fun with people on the side of a cliff face - and you guys made it so for sure! Fun and enjoyment make the world go around...

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I had booked a half day of sports climbing and a full day of trad climbing on Table Mountain. Both days were fabulous. Jodi took me to Lakeside Pinnacles for an awesome sports climbing experience, picked perfect routes that I was able to comfortably lead,...More

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Jodie F, Manager at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you! It was great fun to take you out to the mountains and spend time with you while sport climbing. The Cederberg now awaits you ;)

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Tristan took my husband and me trad climbing on Table Mountain and sport climbing at Silvermine. We had a fantastic time and would highly recommend Vertigo Adventures to anyone looking for a wonderful climbing experience!

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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Ha! And you styled it so! What a fun couple of days, and some leading on Table Mountain and Silvermine for y'all as well :-) ...can't wait for the Gunks next year!

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

When in Cape Town I couldn't miss the climbing on Table Mountain and Tristan took me up for both my first trad climbing and first multi-pitch experience. He chose the routes based on my climbing level and he took the lead, letting me fully enjoy...More

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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Merci Xavier! ...and we shall definitely meet again, if not wild Madagascar then Mauritius :-)

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Highly recommended Cape Town based outdoor and climbing guide with extensive local and regional experience for 1:1 guiding or small group outings. Friendly and professional attitude geared toward custom climbing outings, sport or trad, at famous Table Mountain or at the numerous other climbing opportunities...More

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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words! It was an amazing 10 days visiting my favorite area's: Table Mountain; Cederberg; Namibia!! to name a few :-) (and I even took your advice and did a Red-Buss Tour ;-P )

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

As the title already says, I had a blast! Trystan figured out pretty quickly what my climbing skills would allow for. This already made me feel super safe. We climbed 2 routes, one in the morning and another in the afternoon and had lunch on...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Climbed two stunning Table Mountain trad multi pitch routes with Tristian and it was amazing! It was an absolute adventure and I would highly recommend it. Tristian is an extremely talented and down to earth guide; it felt like we were two friends meeting up...More

Thank Spencer D
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TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Aah Spencer, aren't we friends? ;-P Yes was super fun and looking forward to more when you return - maybe with you on the sharp end? Or, maybe I should come visit up North!!

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Tristan is such an inspiring person with tremendous talent for teaching. He has a knack not only for teaching safety, but also encouraging a person to try something they may never have thought possible before. I was fortunate enough to lead my first two trad...More

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Tristan F, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

MtTakhomasMyHome it was awesome fun hanging (literally sometimes ;-p ) out with you and hopefully it will happen when I visit your side of the world - on your rack with me following! Safe Travels amigo!

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