Day Hikes

Groeneweide Forest Trail – The Green Route

Groeneweide Forest Trail – The Green Route

Groeneweide Forest Trail – The Green Route     After living in Cape Town for pretty much all of our adult lives, Belinda and I made the decision to move to the Garden Route. We soon discovered that there were just as many hiking opportunities in […]

The Bush Pig Trail – A Crackling Good Hike

The Bush Pig Trail – A Crackling Good Hike

The Bush Pig Trail – A Crackling Good Hike After living in Cape Town for pretty much all of my adult life, Belinda and I made the decision to move to the Garden Route. There were personal reasons for the move, but it was also […]

Buffalo Bay Hiking Trail – Garden Route Short Hike

Buffalo Bay Hiking Trail – Garden Route Short Hike

Buffalo Bay Hiking Trail – A Short Coastal Walk      After living in Cape Town for pretty much all of my adult life, Belinda and I made the decision to move to the Garden Route. There were personal reasons for the move, but it […]

Elands River Trail – A Waterfall Expedition

Elands River Trail – A Waterfall Expedition

On Sunday 10 February 2019, 10 of us decided to hike the much anticipated Elands River (Elandsrivier) Trail, located in the Limietberg Nature Reserve in Du Toit’s Kloof. I had previously hiked the Krom River Trail which has the same starting point (trail head) as […]

Cedar Falls Day Hike – Baviaanskloof

Cedar Falls Day Hike – Baviaanskloof

Cedar Falls Day Hike – Baviaanskloof This is a half day, out-and-back, route that begins at the Cedar Falls Base Camp. You would only really do this hike if you have booked for the Leopard Trail, or if you have booked one of the accommodation […]

Knife’s Edge – Table Mountain Tight Rope Walk

Knife’s Edge – Table Mountain Tight Rope Walk

Knife’s Edge – Table Mountain Tight Rope Walk     On Sunday 16 September 2018, four of us decided to tackle what we thought was a relatively challenging hike where our tolerance for heights would be challenged, just briefly, as we navigated our way across […]

The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike

The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike

The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike     The inspiration for The Kraken – Table Mountain Endurance Hike was Belinda’s 32nd birthday. One evening, while at home, we were thinking of ideas of how we were going to celebrate Belinda’s birthday. Now the number […]

Bloupunt Hiking Trail – Montagu Mountain Reserve

Bloupunt Hiking Trail – Montagu Mountain Reserve

Bloupunt Hiking Trail – Montagu Mountain Reserve     All Day Hike   I participated in a camping and hiking weekend with the SAPSTAP Hiking Club from 13 – 15 July 2018. We used the Swellendam Caravan Park as our base camp for day hikes […]

@Safetymountain Tracking – Your Own Virtual Hiking Support Team

@Safetymountain Tracking – Your Own Virtual Hiking Support Team

@safetymountain Tracking – Your Own Virtual Hiking Support Team     UPDATED: 23 FEBRUARY 2019   I cannot remember how I first heard about this free service offered by the Hikers Network, South Africa. It could either have been through another hiker on the trail […]

Devil’s Peak Hiking Trail

Devil’s Peak Hiking Trail

Devil’s Peak Hiking Trail     As a Capetonian, or anyone else really who visits the Mother City, one cannot escape the presence of Table Mountain. If you talk to anyone that doesn’t live in Cape Town they will tell you that the mountain has […]