• 2-Day Hikes

    Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail

    Beauty: 3.5/5 Difficulty (fitness): 6.5/10 Technical rating of trail: Contains short sections of steep inclines and declines, and long days. Duration: 2-4 Days Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail lies in the hidden village of Kaapschehoop on the way to Nelspruit [...]
  • thule AllTrail 45 backpack
    Gear Reviews

    Review: Thule AllTrail 45

    Key Information Price (at time of writing): R2999 Capacity: 45L Weight: 1.6kg Dimensions: 70cm x 36cm x 30cm Access Points: Top & side Rain cover: Yes Material: 420D Dobby Poly, 330D Ripstop Polyester Intro The [...]
  • Salomon X-ULTRA 4 shoes
    Gear Reviews

    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
    News & Articles

    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 [...]

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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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“Mountain moments.

Even through the exhaustion that one feels climbing mountains, there comes moments when one takes a breath in awe of the greatness that surrounds you.”

Bottom of Tseketseke Pass, Northern Drakensberg. 

📸 and caption @graeholliday 

#hikemzantsi #hikingsouthafrica #drakensberg #columnandpyramid #tseketsekepass #tseketseke #mountainmoments

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