• Gear Reviews

    Review: Gregory Zulu 40 Backpack

    The Gregory Zulu 40 is an extremely comfortable, full-feature backpack, perfectly suited for full-day adventures, or shorter multi-day hikes where you don’t need a tent. There is also a women’s specific Jade range. Key Information [...]
  • Gear Reviews

    Review: Hi-Tec Ravus Quest Lux WP

    I was trying to think of a good opening paragraph for this review, but then I realised that Hi-Tec actually nailed it, so I’m just going to quote them: “The Ravus Quest waterproof walking boots [...]
  • Videos

    Video: Rim of Africa 2019 – Part 2

    Part 2 of the 2019 Rim of Africa through-hikers’ journey. Jason, Meg & Nedine started their hike mid-September 2019 and finished on 19 November 2019, after hiking more than 700 kilometres. This video showcases their [...]
  • Day Hikes

    Bobbejaansrivier Trail

    Beauty: 8/10. Mountains, rivers, rock pools and waterfalls… Bliss! After leaving Eerste Tol behind, one is immediately ensconced in the rugged Cape mountains. Difficulty: 6/10. Moderate to good fitness and good balance is necessary. Terrain: [...]



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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