This favourite traverse is the first taste of what the Cape Fold Mountains offer outside of the Cederberg, and the off-trail nature of the rest of the Rim journey. The terrain is varied from off-path […]
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 […]
A beautiful video showcasing the luxury Dolphin Hiking Trail that runs along the Tsitsikamma coast.
An informative and spot-on video by REI, answering a question that often gets asked.
Garmin International recently announced Instinct, a strong and durable GPS watch with built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. In addition […]
The Leopard Trail is a 4-day, circular hike in the Baviaanskloof area of the Eastern Cape. The pristine nature and diversity of this landscape and its flora, especially during springtime, is an absolute treat. The […]
Kristina Joss (one of the hikers on the Rim of Africa mountain traverse) demonstrates 10 interesting and creative ways to put on a backpack. Filmed by Martin Reck. Disclaimer: This is not an instructional. This […]
The Grand Traverse of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg is the definitive South African hike (and one of the best in the world in my opinion). It is a formidable experience for the intrepid hiker: your physical strength […]