A couple of friends hike up to the highest point in South Africa, Mafadi.
Pass name: Organ Pipes Pass (Thuthumi Ridge Approach) Region: Didima Region, Northern KZN Drakensberg Distance from the parking to the top: 15km Difficulty: Extreme (3)* Scenery: Exceptional! Route type: Very clear trail, starts on a […]
A beautiful reminder of why we need the quiet, peaceful disconnect that nature offers.
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 […]
Technical and high-altitude rescues are carried out under a joint protocol between the Mountain Club, KZN Wildlife, and the provincial Health Department. The Mountain Club forms the backbone of all technical rescues. Most rescues are […]
The Oystercatcher Trail, named after the vulnerable African Black Oystercatcher that is prevalent along the route, is a five-day guided hike along the southern east coast of South Africa, starting in Mossel Bay and ending […]
Drakensberg Hiker took a group of ladies on the Northern Traverse in the Drakensberg.
Pass name: Cockade Pass Region: Cathedral Peak, Northern Drakensberg Distance: Approximately 30km / 3 days Difficulty: Difficult Scenery: 4/5 Route type: Technical wilderness hike – part walking trail, part scrambling Introduction Cockade Pass is a […]