5 Best Gifts for South African Hikers

By |2023-07-12T13:58:01+00:00December 5th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

South Africans love the great outdoors and hiking remains as popular as ever for those who really want to make the most of their time outside while also exploring the exquisite nature that makes up the vast landscapes of our beautiful nation. As 2022 is swiftly drawing to a close, by now you are

Best Hiking Gear (and tips) for Rainy Days

By |2023-07-12T13:58:04+00:00November 25th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

The glorious green days of summer are here and with them comes bucket loads of rain. For many hiking fans, a summer walk in the wild is invigorating. But the weather at this time of the year can be quite unpredictable, as storms blow up seemingly out of nowhere, bringing with them drenching downpours.

The Latest Must-Have Hiking Apps

By |2023-07-12T13:58:06+00:00October 20th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

When it comes to hiking, western countries, like the USA and Canada, are really ahead of the game when it comes to technology. But what does that mean for South African hikers we hear you ask? It means we have access to all sorts of apps, some of which are more suitable for our

Tips for Hiking with your Dog

By |2023-07-12T13:58:15+00:00January 26th, 2022|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hitting the hiking trail is not just something that you alone can enjoy. As a dog owner, one of the best ways to bond with your hound, while getting them active and also allowing them the opportunity to get into nature, is to take them on the hike with you. Dogs are the very

What is in your adventure bag?

By |2023-07-12T13:58:19+00:00October 29th, 2021|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Every hiker, especially those who are so keen on hiking that they just want to grab a bag and get outdoors as quickly as possible, need to have a special adventure bag that will make any thoughts of intense planning make you go “What planning?” An adventure bag is something that is basically a

What to do if you are Injured on a Hike

By |2021-05-14T09:02:26+00:00May 14th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Hiking in Mpumalanga is one of the most uplifting and exhilarating experiences. It gets the blood pumping, it clears out the cobwebs that are steadily growing in the mind, and it is the perfect time to reflect on your world and think things over. But above all else, hiking can be an action packed

Why the day hiker is more at risk

By |2020-06-10T09:51:30+00:00May 20th, 2020|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

With money soon to be limited, week long hiking in Mpumalanga is bound to become a little more difficult to plan or budget for. So, many hikers are going to have to settle for a day hike to indulge their favourite hobby. Day hikers are considered to be the more at risk group, often

Hard vs. Soft Soled Hiking Boots

By |2019-11-13T08:38:11+00:00September 30th, 2019|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Ever wondered exactly what makes certain hiking boot brands differ from the next? It’s not the colour, the laces or the materials; it’s the soles. The biggest decision you have to make when planning a hike is the type of shoes you intend on wearing. The right shoe can make your hiking experience feel

Should you swap your Hiking Boots for Sandals?

By |2023-07-12T13:58:49+00:00July 24th, 2019|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Barefoot walking seems to be all the rage lately. When hiking in Mpumalanga, you can so easily be tempted to kick off your shoes and sink your toes into the lush green grass that our escapement is famous for. But when hitting those tougher hiking trails, the right footwear is a must, and sadly,

Tips for Comfortable Hiking in Winter

By |2023-07-12T13:58:53+00:00May 10th, 2019|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Winter has seemingly crept in overnight but that shouldn’t stop you from embarking on a wonderful hiking experience while staying at our warm and cosy self-catering accommodation in Mpumalanga. For many hikers, the weather is hardly something that will put them off of their favourite pastime. Both summer and winter hiking requires some planning

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