Let’s throwback around a hundred years, to a time when it snowed heavily on Table Mountain.

Winter 1919, and the month of August was then one of the coldest in living memory. Cape Town residents woke up to scenes of blanketed slopes across the face of Table Mountain, stretching around to Devil’s Peak and Mowbray Ridge.


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Photography Snow Report SA

Article written by

Justin Williams

Justin Williams is a born-and-bred Capetonian with a flair for writing. His icons include the late South African authors Lawrence Green, Eric Rosenthal and T.V. Bulpin, literary figures who continuously inspire him to cover the avenues of lifestyle, travel and nature in a local context. When Justin's not covering a story, he can be found in the mountains - he's a renowned wild food forager and is currently learning herbalism.