The Swartberg Trail

The Swartberge – the black mountains – are literally black now. A recent fire,┬áthe second in quick succession, has charred them. The other wildfire a few years ago destroyed the third hiking hut so that the trail has had to be adapted to use only two huts...

Baviaans2Coast MTB tour

6-day mountain bike tour through the Baviaanskloof, across the back of the Kouga Mountains, across the Langkloof, down Prince Alfred’s Pass to Wittedrif This time we decided to plan a more compact private tour, which still included the incredible Baviaanskloof...

Alexandria Trail, Woody Cape

A round-trip drive of 1700 km is a long way to go for a weekend hike. It would have to be really special to justify the travel I argued, especially in the face of Marion’s barely-concealed disapproval. Doubts loomed when Chris reported that his tendonitis could...