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The Drakensberg Grand Traverse Record Attempt

Follow the journey of Ryan Sandes & Ryno Griesel on their Drakensberg Grand Traverse record attempt.

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Drakensberg via ferrata

Alard Hufner Apologises for Drakensberg Via Ferrata

Hufner admitted erecting the steel climbing cable (or via ferrata) on Beacon Buttress in Royal Natal Nature Reserve in November and December 2011, along with a number of unnamed volunteers.

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Drakensberg Cableway ‘flawed’

Two “fatal flaws” in the draft business plan for the proposed Drakensberg cableway have brought into question the commercial viability of the project.

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Drakensberg Via Ferrata

South Africa Via Ferrata Drakensberg

Video footage of the Via Ferrata in the Drakensberg

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Second Drakensberg accident stuns Hilton College

Hilton College will be reviewing its future excursions after double tragedy struck the prestigious boys’ school this week.

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Teen loses arm in Drakensberg rock fall

A 14-year-old KwaZulu-Natal pupil is recovering in hospital after his right arm was amputated at the elbow following an accident in the Drakensberg.

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Drakensberg Traverse makes it on the 10 most dangerous list

Outside online lists the Drakensberg Traverse as one of the worlds most dangerous hikes!

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Drakensberg Ice Climbing 2013

Drakensberg Ice climbing – I know what you did last night

By the power vested in us, we now pronounce the ice season open!

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Grand Traverse of the Drakensberg - Crossing the Dragon

Crossing the Dragon – Grand Traverse of the Drakensberg

“A dragon without fangs is only a lizard”, I mused when Matthys and Werner raised the challenge to do the 250km Grand Traverse of the Umkhahlamba Drakensberg.

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Via Erbosa vs. Via Ferrata – The Grassy Road vs. The Iron Way

Let’s be honest to ourselves about our motivations for climbing; and let’s be aware of the impact our adventures have on the adventures and dreams of others.

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