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    Video: Green Mountain Trail

    Amazing trails, stunning scenery, brilliant guides, luxury accommodation, gourmet dinners and beautiful wines – the Green Mountain Trail ticks every box. In short, this is the perfect luxury getaway for any hiker. Check out the [...]
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    Gear Reviews

    Review: Vaude Sioux 400 SYN

    The Vaude Sioux 400 SYN is a lightweight, synthetic sleeping bag designed for late spring to early autumn use in European conditions, which makes it ideal for all but the coldest mid-winter conditions in South [...]
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    4-Day Hikes

    Green Mountain Trail

    The Green Mountain Trail is a 4-day, luxury slackpacking experience around the Green Mountain (Groendlandberg) in the Overberg region of the Western Cape. The Trail Experience Different to the traditional multi-day hiking trail setup of [...]
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    Day Hikes


    Standing atop the iconic mountain peak of Simonsberg we stared far into the distance, across the patch-work of wine country, with layer upon layer of Cape Fold Mountains to the east. It’s silent up here. [...]
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    News & Articles

    The Buffels and the Moordenaar

    Hikers know the Karoo – Great Karoo, Little Karoo, Tankwa Karoo and then: the Moordenaarskaroo (Murderers Karoo). Combine the slightly mysterious and daunting name with a Buffalo, and you might just start trembling in your [...]



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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