Next year, South Africa’s oldest and most popular hiking trail turns 50. We sent a first-timer, and then got her to interview some folk who have all done the Otter Trail differently.
Blog posts: Hiking
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Sonya Schoeman & photographer Teagan Cunniffe walked this incredible four-day hike in the sculptural Baviaanskloof, and found the end always just out of sight.
A new hike allows the not-so-fit to ride alongside those on foot into the depths of the Baviaanskloof. We were the first to test it out, and found that there’s a magic that happens when you explore this wilderness from a saddle.
The Drakensberg and Kilimanjaro will forever enjoy recognition as being some of the world’s best hiking locations, but they are not all that Africa has to offer.
Not all exercises are created equal. And in the great outdoors, neither are the humans doing them.
I had never gone multi-day hiking before I tackled the Green Mountain Trail. Turns out it’s a luxury combination of amazing views, hard work, and delicious wines. What’s not to like?
Experienced bushwhacker and hiker, Melanie Van Zyl finally visits her fantasy cabin in Magoebaskloof on a pet-friendly two-day hike in Limpopo.
If you don’t have the time or the funds for a guided multi-day trail, here’s an alternative: a trail over Table Mountain that you can do in three days, no camping required.
Here are 12 things I learnt about my body, hiking and the Green Mountain Trail on my first ever multi-day hike.
The six-day Tsitsikamma Trail is the inland yin to the over-popular Otter’s coastal yang. Morgan Trimble finds it wonderful to walk.