REI has put together a training video with the perfect sequence of exercises to get you ready for tougher trails and help prevent injury and reduce knee pain.
HSA: Name, city/town where you live? LM: My name is Lerato Monyatsi, a passionate “Skirtgirl” hiker by weekend, and a Group Skills Development Manager for Absa Group by day – which is where I spend […]
The Rim of Africa is South Africa’s longest guided hike through the Cape fold mountains of the Western Cape. This hike happens once annually as the weather conditions only allow a certain window to make […]
A beautiful video showcasing some of the gems that make Table Mountain such a hiking attraction, for locals and visitors alike. Video by Riaan Vorster
Beautiful footage of the Kaapschehoop Hiking Trail in Mpumalanga. Video by Arno Pouwels.
“Cool” footage of some icy mid-winter conditions on Matroosberg. Video by Henko Roukema
SINCE 1977 Our founder, Wayne Gregory, was born with a simple passion to design backpacks he could trust on the most ambitious of life adventures. He did this by pioneering new suspension systems that work […]
Region: Mnweni area, Northern KZN Drakensberg Distance from the parking to the top: 21km Difficulty: Extreme (9/10) * Scenery: Stunning! Route type: ROCK Risks: Difficult scrambling and boulder hopping, exposed in places, no trail, flash-flooding. […]
Moisture wicking, quick drying, lightweight, soft, almost naked skin-feel and naturally antibacterial, so it doesn’t stink… What miracle fabric am I describing? Merino wool… Proudly South African I first heard of merino wool being used […]