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    Video: Conservation of Experience

    “Real immersive experiences in wilderness changes people – it changes the way that they think and it changes the way they behave.” Using tourism and conservation as a means of “re-wilding” humans. Video by Lowveld [...]
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    Review: Icebreaker Tech Lite Short Sleeve T-shirt

    Key Information: Price (at time of writing): R899 Fabric: 87% Merino Wool, 13% Nylon Fabric weight (gauge): 150 Ultralight Garment weight: 190g Intro Merino Wool clothing has always been praised for its natural anti-bacterial (anti-stink) [...]
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    Video: Hiking the Amphitheatre

    The super early mornings, the pre-adventure jitters, the silly banter and the pure, unadulterated joy of a fantastic day hike with close friends and loved ones… Kierran Allen beautifully captures the joy of a day [...]
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    Review: Inov8 Roclite G 345 GTX

    Key information Price (at time of writing): R2799 Weight: 345g per shoe (Size 9). 690g per pair. Women’s version: Yes Intro The question often gets asked by beginner hikers, “Which is better: trail shoes or [...]
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    Adventure travel platform, Afritrails, has simplified real-time trail booking for Southern Africa. Since lockdown came into effect in Southern Africa, one way that travellers have eased the strain of social distancing, has been to safely [...]

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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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Being wild on the Wild Coast - cliff jumping in the Mkambati Nature Reserve. 

Nothing like the thrill of a long fall and then the sensation being swallowed by water, but before you take the plunge, remember to:
• Check the depth of the water and look out for submerged rocks and tree trunks
• Go feet first 
• Ensure your footing is secure on the launch platform
• Have some friends around
• Sound your barbaric yawp over the waters below

For more info on hiking on the Wild Coast, follow the link in our bio. 

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