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    Gear Reviews

    Review: First Ascent Nueva Shirt

    The First Ascent Nueva long sleeve shirt is the most comfortable hiking shirt I’ve worn. With a slight stretch in the fabric, highly breathable, abrasion resistant and a UPF rating of 30, the Nueva has [...]
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    News & Articles

    On air with Azania Mosaka

    We had the privilege of chatting with Azania Mosaka, from 702 Talk Radio, about hiking in South Africa.
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    6 Days or More

    Rim of Africa | Traverse 3

    Beauty: 5/5 Difficulty (fitness): 10+/10 (Extremely tough, both physically and mentally) Technical rating of trail: Mostly off-trail hiking (i.e. no trail at all), involving sections of very dense fynbos, uneven, loose, rocky terrain, and steep [...]
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    Video: The Kogelberg Trail

    A 1-minute showcase of the peace and beauty of the Kogelberg Trail, only an hour and a half drive from Cape Town. Check out the trail description here.



There & Back Safely

In 2014, Cape Nature released There & Back Safely – a hiker safety booklet about hiking protocol, etiquette, technique, personal safety, responsibilities and emergency procedures. It is as applicable now as it was then. All […]


The Leave No Trace Seven Principles

The Leave No Trace Seven Principles are the bedrock of the Leave No Trace program. They provide guidance to enjoy our natural world in a sustainable way that avoids human-created impacts. The principles have been […]


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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