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Vertigo Adventures

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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...more
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18 Auckland Street, Paarden Eiland | Unit 11, Island Park, 7405, South Africa
+27 21 510 2454
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My brother and I went climbing with Teodor last week at the Lakeside crag in the Cape Town area and we had a great time! I am a regular climber in the gym, but new to outdoor climbing, and my brother is a novice climber....More

Thank Benjamin G
TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ben Thanks for the kind words and really glad it worked out time-wise!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an epic time with Teodor hiking/scrambling up Kloofs Corner Ridge and then rock climbing up Arrow Final route which goes up right under the cable car. Teodor was an awesome guide. He taught us about the flora and fauna along the hike and...More

Thank Sightseer63948
TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the message! That's a great combination and a great finalè, we really happy you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 April 2018

I make with Tristan a half day tour for rock climbing on Table Mountain. So far i only have experiences in sport climbing (mainly one and a few multi pitch routes). For me it was the first time that i climbe a trad-multi-pitch-route on a...More

Thank ElMarc79
TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

I actually found the stopper & sling a few days later by chance - they had a more exciting time on (or off) the cliff than you did! :-) Always a pleasure, and it was most certainly a fun morning out...next time something a little...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great day out with Tristan whose skills, experience & patience really helped to conquer our fears. Awesome dude! I would definitely recommend him to any adrenaline addict, expert or beginner :)

Thank margotfeutren
TrystanFirman, Owner at Vertigo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you so much for the compliments! Of course it is always made much easier when people like you are so open to the experience :-) then we ALL have a fun day out!!

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

After reading great reviews I booked a full day sport climbing trip with this company. I was paired up with Jodie and couldn't have been happier! Jodie was knowledgeable, friendly, and all around great person to climb with. I would highly recommend this company to...More

Thank Alex D
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

Thank Max_Moret
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!

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

Thank carolineswiss
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!

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!

Thank travellinghayley
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...

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 ;)

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!

Thank TooMuchCydney
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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Edward M
5 June 2018|
Response from TrystanFirman | Property representative |
Hey Edward! Indeed, the meet n greet Geneva social scene eh :-P Be cool if you pop out sometime...even if your sister thinks you're there to visit her :-) (I hope your easy bus arrived)