In my backyard is a mountain I want to share with you.
Blog posts: Hiking
Find the best trails, tips and guides to hiking, including reviews of the best destinations to take your tekkies.
The challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro can be wrenchingly arduous, but at the same time indescribably fulfilling. To summit such a natural wonder in the company of friends is the experience of a lifetime.
The Jonkershoek Nature Reserve offers exceptional hiking. The high peaks, deep kloofs and myriad river system facilitate abundant plant and animal life as well as challenging routes.
Hot springs, giant ants, whooping monkeys, clove cigarettes and machetes: one man and his mute travelling companion’s experience of a jungle trek in Northern Sumatra.
This awesome walking trail wends its way along both coastal edges of the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, allowing trekkers a halfway rest in charming overnight huts near Cape Point.
There is something quite surreal about dining beneath a Milkwood decorated with lanterns,trailing through fynbos to see bontebok and cycling near a vlei before sunset. The De Hoop luxury, catered trail allows you to dwelve into nature and escape to the remote.
The Crystal Pools Hike in Gordons Bay makes for a great day out.
Now’s a good time to fill in your hiking diary, so here are six of the best new routes to pencil in for 2012.
Climbing Kilimanjaro is on many people’s list of lifetime achievements – it’s tipped as the crown of Africa and every year thousands of climbers worldwide set out to conquer it.
Just over a week or so ago some friends and I spontaneously decided to hike up Lions Head which is the distinctively shaped mountain slope alongside the infamous Table Mountain.