If you’re properly kitted out, winter is a wonderful time to go hiking. The secret is to be prepared.
Blog posts: Hiking
Find the best trails, tips and guides to hiking, including reviews of the best destinations to take your tekkies.
I’ve looked up at Devil’s Peak countless times while living in Cape Town. But it was only recently that I actually went up there, to see the place where according to legend, Dutch sailor Van Hunks smoked a fat pipe duel with the devil and created the “tablecloth” cloud that covers the mountain top when the south-easter wind blows.
This year’s Snoek and Patat Fees on 24 and 25 June, held in the Moravian mission village of Goedverwacht near Piketberg, will include a cycle tour for the first time.
Several of South Africa’s great trails are best walked in the cooler months of the year. Here are six of the finest winter trails.
Summit the highest peaks in each of South Africa’s nine provinces, and guarantee your bragging rights.
The Inca Trail, with Machu Picchu as finishing point, has always been one of my dreams. And now that dream has become a reality.
The Malopeni Overnight Eco Trail is a guided one night motorised adventure trail which travels along management roads in the area to the north-east of Phalaborwa Gate up to the Letaba River.
It was a cold start up at 2865 metres, but the crystal clear morning air made for breathtaking views down the winding Sani Pass road we’d climbed the day before.
Flying into Tanzania from Kenya is an unforgettable experience. We landed just as the sun was setting, and as we stepped off the plane we were welcomed by the orange glow of a typical African sunset. We were there to face the challenge of climbing the tallest peak in Africa.
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