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Amatola Trail – South Africa’s Toughest Hike – Revisited

Amatola Trail – South Africa’s Toughest Hike – Revisited

Amatola Trail – South Africa’s Toughest Hike – Revisited     Updated on 03 July 2019   Belinda and I hiked the 6 day Amatola Trail between 17 – 22 October 2016 and again between 25 – 30 April 2019. In October 2016, we were […]

Arangieskop Hiking Trail, Robertson

Arangieskop Hiking Trail, Robertson

Name(required) Email(required) Website Message Submit Our First High Altitude Adventure   UPDATED - 16 AUGUST 2019   The Arangieskop Hiking Trail is located in the Dassieshoek Nature Reserve in the small Western Cape town of Robertson. Robertson has a population of around 27 000 people [...]
The Complete Guide To The Leopard Trail – Baviaanskloof

The Complete Guide To The Leopard Trail – Baviaanskloof

The Complete Guide to the Leopard Trail – Baviaanskloof     WARNING: This is a long post. It will take a while to read. We promise, however, that by the time you are done, you will be well prepared to take on this challenging hike. […]

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 […]

Chapman’s Peak Trail – Hout Bay

Chapman’s Peak Trail – Hout Bay

Chapman’s Peak Trail – Hout Bay     Belinda and I got the chance to do this hike on Wednesday 18 July 2018 as part of our hiking club’s (SAPSTAP) day hikes plan for 2018. We were joined by Roderick who recently accompanied us our […]

Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail – a Sea, Land and Forest Affair

Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail – a Sea, Land and Forest Affair

Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail – A Sea, Land and Forest Affair        Belinda and I were again privileged to do a multi-day hike with the SAPSTAP Hiking Club between Monday 20 March 2017 – Saturday 26 March 2017. It had been a while since our last […]

The Complete Guide To The Fish River Canyon

The Complete Guide To The Fish River Canyon

The Complete Guide To The Fish River Canyon     For a long while now, we have been searching for a comprehensive, all-you-need-to-know article about hiking the Fish River Canyon. Most of those we have found provide a lot of information, but are still lacking […]

Cape of Good Hope Overnight Hike – A Trail at the Tip of Africa

Cape of Good Hope Overnight Hike – A Trail at the Tip of Africa

Cape of Good Hope Overnight Hike – A Trail at the Tip of Africa The Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve was formerly known as the Cape Point Nature Reserve. According to the official website, the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve has a rich […]

Kasteelspoort to Reservoirs via Old Cable Way Station

Kasteelspoort to Reservoirs via Old Cable Way Station

If you haven’t done this hike, it is a definite must