Another great instructional video by REI on how to read a topographic map – an essential skill when heading into any wilderness area.
A dreamlike video by Etienne Schoeman, capturing the blissful magic of the Otter Trail.
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 […]
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 […]
Neo Mokuene made this cool video of the Hennops Hiking Trail (with a bit of Magaliesberg abseiling) as part of a collaboration with First Choice Milki. Check him out on Instagram @black_tonystark.
When backpacking trails were first conceived of in South Africa, in the 1970s, the old government overestimated the ability of the people it hoped would use the National Hikingway Trails that it installed. For that […]