One of the main goals of this hike was to convince Frank to come hiking again. Since his return from AfrikaBurn, he’d been using lame excuses to avoid us, like: ‘I have an ITB injury’. (Which, when we googled it, turned out to be nothing more than CrossFittish for a dicky knee.) So, once again, we got up […]
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After we failed to locate some ‘vague cairns’, Martin decided that the obvious route out of Agatha’s Gully/Constantia Corner was to free-climb straight up the cliffs.
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.
Secret Cape Town presents the Mother City’s hidden gems – those places that would not normally make it into a conventional guidebook.
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.
A three day traverse of the Fonteintjiesberg to Waaihoek section of the Hex River Mountains in the Western Cape, South Africa.