• 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 [...]
  • Sea to Summit Alpha Set 2.1
    Gear Reviews

    Review: Sea to Summit Alpha Set 2.1

    The Sea to Summit Alpha Set 2.1 is a perfect 2-person cook set, complete with nesting bowls, mugs and extremely useful strainer holes. Key Information Price (at time of writing): R1199 Weight: 521g Material: Hard [...]
  • Hiker on rocky coast in Garden Route

    Video: Beyond the Otter Trail

    Daniel Johnson and friends explore the wild stretch of coastline between Nature’s Valley and the Keurbooms River in Plettenberg Bay. Warning: This is dangerous and should not be attempted unless you know exactly what you’re [...]
  • Alexandria Trail

    Video: Alexandria Trail

    Nicola Freitas captures the pristine, wild and almost desolate feeling of hiking the Alexandria Trail. Also, it’s sandy…

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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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