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    Review: Hex Valley Down Mummy Sleeping Bag

    Hex Valley Down have been producing high quality down duvets and sleeping bags for nearly 30 years and their sleeping bags have been used for everything from winter caravan holidays to summiting snowy peaks in [...]
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    A Mini Traverse with Mini Humans

    Having sailed oceans, cycled continents, and hiked mountain ranges, I’m no stranger to a life of adventure. A little over a year ago adventure in the traditional sense was temporarily put on hold as one [...]
  • Gear Reviews

    Review: First Ascent Vertex Expedition Jacket

    The Vertex is arguably First Ascent’s most ambitious jacket yet, with a price tag to match. In addition to all the bells and whistles, First Ascent has used a world class water-resistant membrane and a [...]
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    Video: High Five Hiking Trail

    A short film showcasing the beautiful scenery, amazing waterfalls and great hiking on the High Five Hiking Trail (previously the Num Num trail), which is situated in Mpumalanga. Video by Arno Pouwels
  • 5-Day Hikes

    High Five Hiking Trail

    Beauty: 4 (of 5) Difficulty (fitness): 6/10 Technical rating of trail: Standard trail walking, with short sections of steep inclines and declines and a few ladders. Duration: 2 – 5 days The High Five Hiking Trail, previously the [...]

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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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“In case you are having doubts because of the weather, I'm here to tell you to book the trip and just go! Good weather will find you along the way, and if it doesn't, you'll still have a great time.

Drove from Sasolburg to Mthatha and it was raining all the way, imagine that! Mthatha was even worse: had low-hanging clouds/mist and fine drizzle the entire time there but luckily it wasn't cold. I still hiked, I still swam and admired the beautiful Coffee Bay and Hole in the Wall.”

There is no such thing as bad weather; only bad gear 😉

📸 and caption @ilovenelz 

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