Pass name: Langalibalele Pass Region: Giants Castle Nature Reserve, Central KZN Drakensberg Distance from parking to the top: 11km Difficulty: Difficult Scenery: Average for a Drakensberg Pass, i.e. exceptional by normal standards Route type: Trail […]
The Drakensberg is the highest mountain range in Southern Africa. Exactly what is included in the range is debated, but in general the range is divided into two parts: The basalt “High Berg” range The […]
Some very basic, but very helpful guidelines on how to pack a backpack from the experts at REI. Also check out our Multi-day Hiking Checklist to make sure you don’t leave any essentials behind.
Ruan Kotze from “The Reel Thing” captures some magnificent footage of the steep places of the mighty Drakensberg.
The Summit Trail is one of two 2-day overnight trails in the Magaliesberg at Kgaswane Nature Reserve, formerly the Rustenburg Nature Reserve. The other 2-day overnight trail is the Baviaanskloof Trail. Beauty rating: 4/5 Difficulty […]
Malolotja Nature Reserve includes over 18 000 hectares of mountain wilderness in the north-west of Swaziland. The reserve provides protected wetland, woodland, highveld grassland and mistbelt forest habitats for a wide variety of plant and […]
Distance: 12km Vertical altitude gain: 500m/1640ft Price for one liter of water in: Kathmandu: Rs50 (Nepalese rupees) +-ZAR7 Namche Bazaar: Rs150 Dingboche: Rs200 Lobuche: Rs300 Duration: 1 day Dingboche – Day 6 It’s freezing cold. […]
Anna-Belle Durrant’s video of the Castle Gorge hike, outside of Johannesburg, really captures the essence of a day hike: Peace, quiet, fresh air and quality time with friends. To see more of Anna-Belle’s creations, check […]