Bad weather can either make or break any hiking trip and I've experienced my fair share of wet conditions on a trail. We were prepared for rain but imagine our surprise and delight, waking up to a blanket of snow stretched across the Drakensberg escarpment! Finally, my chance to build a snowman and have a … Continue reading Ka-Langalibalele Pass. Hiking in the Drakensberg snow.
All the planning, detailed line item spreadsheets, numerous conversations with our guide, countless visits to Cape Union Mart and Outdoor Warehouse came down to this moment. An exhilerating 3-day, 2-night hike in the Northern Drakensberg region. Unfortunately, the mountain plays by its own rules, and despite all our best preparation, our guide had to call off the hike due to the … Continue reading Best Drakensberg multi-day hike
Turning 30 is a significant milestone in my book, so to celebrate, I knew that I wanted to treat myself to a different experience that would be etched in my memory for a long time to come. To mark my 30th birthday, I decided to trek one of the many mountain peaks spread across the … Continue reading Best Joburg day hike part 1