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    Slackpacking in the KZN Midlands

    When backpacking trails were first conceived of in South Africa, in the 1970s, the old government overestimated the ability of the people it hoped would use the National Hikingway Trails that it installed. For that [...]
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    Video: Truitjieskraal

    A beautiful time-lapse video of the Truitjieskraal Nature Reserve in the Cederberg Conservancy by Liesel Kershoff.
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    Video: Only the Essentials

    A 4294km thru-hike along America’s premiere long-distance footpath, the Pacific Crest Trail, distilled down to a beautiful 40-minute short film.
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    Everyday Hiking Heroes – Anwar Adams

    In January 2018, Anwar Adams was out hiking with friends in the Silvermine Nature Reserve in Cape Town when they were attacked by muggers. Anwar nearly lost his life after taking a severe blow to [...]
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    How to give knee pain the boot

    If you hike in the mountains regularly, chances are that you’ve had to deal with knee pain at some point – especially when carrying a heavy backpack or speed-hiking. The reason for the pain is [...]



There & Back Safely

As we approach winter, temperatures drop, weather conditions change and time in the outdoors takes on a different character – fresh, beautiful, wild, but also potentially dangerous if one is not prepared. In 2014, Cape […]


Multi-day Hiking Checklist

We’ve created a Multi-day Hiking Checklist to help you pack for your next adventure. It’s specific enough that you’ll have everything you need, but feel free to chop ‘n change to your own taste and […]

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