Blackburn Ravine was an easy one-way hike, with some nice views. And that’s about all anyone can reasonably be expected to say about it.
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We decided to wake up early and drive to Stellenbosch to hike the Tweede Waterval Trail in Jonkershoek
Hike number 14 was Cecilia Ridge and Hole in the Wall.
The Sandy Bay Shipwreck Trail certainly is easy, provided you just go as far as the upside-down rust-bucket of a wreck of the Harvest Capella on the Oudeschip Peninsula
Many are the occasions on which I have stood at the summit of Devil’s Peak and gazed longingly down at what I thought was the Mowbray Knife Edge.
This route starts at the same place as the Platteklip Gorge trail, but turns right onto the contour path, which you follow until you reach what you think might be Union Cave.
Alison recruited an almost entirely new batch of unsuspecting hikists for the Cape Point Hoerikwaggo hike, promising them an ‘easy’ ‘five-hour’ hike, without too many ups and downs. This was because, as usual, Alison hadn’t consulted a contour map. The route forms the first day of the 5-stage Hoerikwaggo Trail, so it’s supposed to be fairly […]
Whaddaya know? Two sunset hikes in a row. It was something of a miracle that our Devils Peak hike was done at all, since it was a Thezday, and Alison wanted to Phuza.
This was our first attempt at an afternoon hike, none of us was particularly thrilled about it because it was a darned hot and humid. Complaining only lasted until we started up Blinkwater Ravine.
This walk was pronounced “far too easy” by everyone, except Alison, who argued and grumbled the entire way from the Rhodes Mem parking lot up to the blockhouse.