Beauty: 8/10. Mountains, rivers, rock pools and waterfalls… Bliss! After leaving Eerste Tol behind, one is immediately ensconced in the rugged Cape mountains. Difficulty: 6/10. Moderate to good fitness and good balance is necessary. Terrain: […]
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
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is a hiker’s paradise, with many trail options, including the ever popular Tweede Waterval walk. However, the crown jewel is without a doubt the Panorama Circuit which truly lives up to its […]
A very inspirational video of a double amputee hiking up Table Mountain via Platteklip Gorge.
Justin Hawthorne’s rare and beautiful footage of snow falling on Table Mountain during the day.
After the tragic mountain-related incidents that have happened over the course of the last week, Hiking South Africa has one small story of hope that reminds all mountain lovers of the importance of community and […]
Beauty: 4.5 Difficulty (fitness): 9/10 Technical rating of trail: Lots of very steep walking and scrambling interspersed with off-trail walking and climbing. Many peaks worldwide attract allure and wonder from mountaineers, climbers and hikers due […]
Type: Day hike Location: Du Toitskloof Pass +- 74km from Cape town Beauty: 4/5 (Views over 80km in either direction) Difficultly: 7/10 (877m ascend over 3km) Technicality: The trail contains a fair amount of boulder […]
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 […]
Between the towns of Greyton and McGregor, in the Riviersonderend Mountains, lies the Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail. The kloof itself is 14km long, but the trail is usually done as a 2-day hike, there and back, […]