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    Video: uKhahlamba Drakensberg

    Alex Nail captures the majestic beauty of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg – the Barrier of Spears. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdZHLmRu0fY
  • Day Hikes

    Sable Ranch Hiking Trails

    Sable Ranch is situated just off the R96 close to Hekpoort in the Magaliesburg mountain region. Being only 70km away from Johannesburg, this trail is an easy escape for the entire family to enjoy a [...]
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    Northern Cape

    Tankwa Camino

    How it all started… Founder, Danie Pieterse, had a dream to one day walk from his grandfather Jan Pieterse’s grave in the Tankwa Karoo, to his other grandfather’s grave in Rawsonville. Danie shared this idea [...]
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    WIN the ULTIMATE Outdoor Adventure Hamper

    Stand a chance to WIN the ULTIMATE Outdoor Adventure hamper with First Ascent to the value of R7 200. Take your outdoor explorations to the next level with First Ascent. They are giving away the [...]

Gear Reviews



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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