Chapman’s Peak Hike

Chapman’s Peak is situated south west of Cape Town, overlooking the Fishing Town of Hout Bay and has arguably one of the most beautiful Cliffside drives in the world. The drive links Hout Bay and Noordhoek Farming Village, the gateway to the “deep south” of the Cape Peninsula. From Houtbay,

Table Mountain: Hiking Tranquility Cracks

The face of Table Mountain is so well publicised, that it is the first to catch the attention of most guests and adventurers to Cape Town. However, there are other hidden faces on this mountain that are worth exploring. One of these is the Tranquility Cracks. Sizeable caverns within the

Woodstock Cave Hike

Woodstock Cave Hike is a memorable trail that starts from Rhodes Memorial on the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Devils Peak. A relatively easy hike, however, in winter, be prepared for slippery clay trails up and down the mountain. This clay is the sedimentary layer of soil that makes up

10 Hiking Best Practices

You will never know everything when it comes to the wilderness. In all my years of wandering the wild, I have learned lessons from both Man and Mother Nature. I am still learning and that is the passion that keeps me writing. These are 10 hiking best practices when tackling

Devils Peak Hike: Better the Devil you know

Devil’s Peak forms part of the mountainous backdrop of Cape Town. At just over 1000m above sea level it is the longest summit on the Cape Peninsula. Give yourself a comfortable 5-6 hours on this giant as you spiral your way around her curves admiring the panoramic beauty of Cape

Don’t get smoked! – Surviving A Wild Fire

Don’t Get Smoked: Surviving a Wild Fire. The Cape is one of six places on earth where the terrain, fuel and climate that foster devastating wildfires. As most outdoor adventure happens on the mountains in fynbos it is important to be aware of fires this time of year. Fire season

Suicide Gorge Hike

There is not much fun that is too far from Cape Town. Suicide Gorge Hike take your an hour’s drive up and off the N2 highway, over delicious apple country and into the Hottentots Holland Mountains. However, this is no apple picking adventure. I have long awaited this death-defying adventure,