• Salomon X-ULTRA 4 shoes
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    Review: Salomon X-ULTRA 4

    Key information Price (at time of writing): R2499 Weight: 360g per shoe. 720g per pair. Women’s version: Yes Intro The X-ULTRA 4 is Salomon’s beefed-up trail shoe. It might be referred to as a trail [...]
  • Columbia Autumn Park jacket with snow-covered mountain background
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    Help Dad Warm Smarter

    Give Dad a gift he can use this Father’s Day. The Men’s Autumn Park™ Down Jacket is the perfect gift for dad this winter. He will stay toasty thanks to the 650-fill-power down insulation in [...]
  • The Otter Trail

    Video: Otter Trail

    Quinton Blaauw perfectly captures the braai vibes, stunning coastline and its underwater magic, fairy-tale forests, crossing the mighty Bloukrans and all the camaraderie that makes the Otter Trail such a gem… Check out the trail [...]
  • Inov8 Adventure Lite 15
    Gear Reviews

    Review: Inov8 Adventure Lite 15

    The Inov8 Adventure Lite 15 is a lightweight backpack, designed for long days on the mountain, where agility and continuous movement make or break an adventure. Key Information Price (at time of writing): R2399 Storage [...]

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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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“How can I sit at my desk today knowing that there’s magic like this out there!? I cannot wait to get back into the mountains again. Breathe deeply, stretch my limbs, and feel a little bit wild once more.” 

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#hikemzantsi #hikingsouthafrica #drakensberg #didima #hikingculture #kwazulunatal
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