If you’ve been hiking for any length of time, you’ve definitely heard of some of South Africa’s famous hiking trails, like the Otter Trail on the Garden Route, the Tugela Falls trail in the Drakensberg, [...]
The Trailblazers Hiking Club, in conjunction with Cape Nature, made this lovely video of the camping, hiking and magnificent mountain pools around the Tweede Tol area in the Limietberg Nature Reserve in the Western Cape.
A spacious 2-person, 3-season tent that can handle all but the worst weather, weighing in at just under 2kg, all for R3199. The Mongar ticks every box! Tech specs Capacity: 2-Person Weight: 1941g (excluding the [...]
Willem Boshoff shares some tips from his Drakensberg Grand Traverse (DGT) experience, and also gets some pro-tips from accomplished Drakensberg hiker Jonathan Newman (first back-to-back DGT) and newly initiated DGT finisher Romy Chevallier, who did [...]
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 [...]
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 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 […]
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 […]