Some very basic, but very helpful guidelines on how to pack a backpack from the experts at REI. Also check out our Multi-day Hiking Checklist to make sure you don’t leave any essentials behind.
Ruan Kotze from “The Reel Thing” captures some magnificent footage of the steep places of the mighty Drakensberg.
Anna-Belle Durrant’s video of the Castle Gorge hike, outside of Johannesburg, really captures the essence of a day hike: Peace, quiet, fresh air and quality time with friends. To see more of Anna-Belle’s creations, check […]
The United Nations General Assembly designated 11 December “International Mountain Day”. As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and […]
Check out Lance Kime’s amazing footage of their Coast-To-Coast 2018 training, traversing from Pieke to Berg River Nek via Rifberg and Katedraal peaks – one of the highlights of Jonkershoek Nature Reserve.
On 2 November 2017, Google Street View launched Google Trek – a collection of 360-degree imagery of 170 new trails in some of South Africa’s most pristine wild areas, captured by more than 200 South […]
Many hikers have gone through the time-consuming and often expensive exercise of finding the right backpack for their needs. If you’re one of those that’s already done the hard work and found the “ultimate pack”, […]
A team of nature-loving South Africans in partnership with Google Street View have released a large collection of 360-degree imagery of the country’s wildest areas. The announcement of 170 new trails in South Africa’s national […]
If you’ve hiked up Table Mountain via Platteklip Gorge in recent years, the odds are quite good that you have come across local hero Achmat Jackson. If you think that’s an exaggeration, consider that Achmat […]
The very popular Wally’s Cave on Lion’s Head has been receiving more and more visitors with its growing Instagram fame. The combination of increased traffic and unofficial, “illegal” trails, has caused major erosion which has […]