A young woman has been admitted to hospital with a suspected head injury after falling on a hiking trail on Table Mountain in Cape Town late on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.
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Some brutal honesty about what it is really like to hike in the Drakensberg mountains in South Africa. A lot of this information can apply to any wilderness or mountainous area.
A few years ago, Alison was lucky enough to gatecrash a party of well-organised hikists who had booked permits for the Steenbok Trail in the West Coast National Park
5 Hiking Hacks to keep you going on the trail.
All in all, it was an excellent way to celebrate National Get Off Your Butt And Actually Hike Up India Venster, Table Mountain.
Coming down the other side of Kalk Bay Peak and discovering we’d come along the path from Echo Valley that we hadn’t taken last time.
St James Peak was one of our least eventful hikes. Nobody got lost, nobody got scared, and Alison didn’t even fall on her backside once. Also, we didn’t really find the peak of St James’s Peak.
A scribbled note left in a cave was the only clue hiker Mark Grobler, left before he disappeared in the Drakensberg Mountains.
SANParks is planning to deploy core people to try and make the mountain safe again for hiking
Tony Lourens calls Left Face-Mystery B ‘exciting and ingenious’, but I suspect that Cuzzie would call it other. Platteklip Gorge