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    Gear Reviews

    Review: First Ascent Lunar Tent

    The First Ascent Lunar is a 2-person, 3-season tent that offers amazing value for money and punches well above its 3-season rating, comfortably handling buckets of rain and near-gale-force winds. Quick Specs Size: 2-person tent [...]
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    2-Day Hikes

    Alexandria Hiking Trail | Addo

    Our intrepid exploration party of four strapped on our backpacks and almost immediately were transported into a mystical forest realm, seething with magic and wonder. The lush of the canopy and dense undergrowth, imbibed in [...]
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    Videos

    Video: How to Read a Topo Map

    Another great instructional video by REI on how to read a topographic map – an essential skill when heading into any wilderness area.
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    Videos

    Video: Tsitsikamma

    A dreamlike video by Etienne Schoeman, capturing the blissful magic of the Otter Trail.  
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    6 Days or More

    Rim of Africa | Traverse 2

    This favourite traverse is the first taste of what the Cape Fold Mountains offer outside of the Cederberg, and the off-trail nature of the rest of the Rim journey. The terrain is varied from off-path [...]

Resources

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Resources

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 […]

Resources

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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