A couple of friends hike up to the highest point in South Africa, Mafadi.
A beautiful reminder of why we need the quiet, peaceful disconnect that nature offers.
Technical and high-altitude rescues are carried out under a joint protocol between the Mountain Club, KZN Wildlife, and the provincial Health Department. The Mountain Club forms the backbone of all technical rescues. Most rescues are […]
Drakensberg Hiker took a group of ladies on the Northern Traverse in the Drakensberg.
Fear of the unknown is the single largest reason for people to “rather stay at home”, than venture into nature. Tourists want reassurance. Thus, hotels are star graded, beaches are awarded Blue Flag status, and […]
The new short documentary ‘The Quest for the Ultimate Dome Tent’ features Jotaro Yoshida, the founder and designer of Locus Gear. His Djedi Dome tent is a result of four years of development, making it […]
Meet Galeo Saintz, founder of the Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival, South Africa’s first and only walking festival. As a trail blazer he co-founded both the Rim of Africa Mountain Traverse and the Eden to […]
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.