Tips for Hiking in the Rain

By |2021-12-15T12:08:36+00:00December 15th, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

With the summer months here and the rain pouring down each afternoon, for the hiker, the change in conditions is making their favourite pastime a whole lot more complicated. At Bermanzi, with our hiking trails up in the mountains of Mpumalanga, when the rain comes down, the trails can become a little more slippery

How to mentally prepare for a hike that demands endurance

By |2021-11-29T06:52:44+00:00November 15th, 2021|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

There is nothing quite as invigorating as heading out on a new trail and exploring all that the area has to offer, while enjoying the fresh air. This is why hiking in Mpumalanga is the sort of past time that attracts new hikers and the more experienced people alike. But while hiking is a

5 Things No One Will Tell You About Hiking

By |2021-06-24T14:19:52+00:00June 24th, 2021|Hiking Trails|

So your weekend away is booked, your bags are packed and you are getting excited about heading out for your first hike. But perhaps some of those butterflies that you are feeling are not just excitement. There could be a hint of apprehension about taking on a hiking trail and experiencing just what it

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

How to Prepare your Body for a Hike

By |2021-05-03T07:16:57+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

Planning an epic hiking adventure is not just about making sure that you have packed the right gear and booked. A large part of the planning, especially if you intend to tackle one of the longer routes, is to make sure that your body and mind is ready for the journey. For the most

The Best Stretches to do before Hiking

By |2021-02-01T06:13:31+00:00January 26th, 2021|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

The Best Stretches to do before Hiking Hiking is a wonderfully strenuous activity. Not only does it stretch your mind to places of calm and relaxation but it also gives your body the workout it needs. Even though you might be incredibly fit and a more than occasional hiker, you should still never skip

The Most Common Hiking Injuries and How to Avoid them (Updated)

By |2020-12-18T13:52:33+00:00December 18th, 2020|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

The December holiday break is just around the corner and it really could not have come sooner. For the most part, 2020 has been the year that we’ve all stayed indoors and now that we are free to roam again, and to go hiking, you might need a little refresher about how to avoid

Have you heard about forest bathing?

By |2020-11-30T08:53:41+00:00November 15th, 2020|Hiking Trails, Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

“It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson Recently, people all over the world have started practicing forest

Hiking in Mpumalanga and Why Being Outdoors is So Darn Good for You

By |2020-08-28T14:16:56+00:00August 28th, 2020|Hiking Trails in Mpumalanga|

As South Africa emerges from an unexpectedly strange year, one of the best things that you could do to shake the cobwebs is to go hiking in Mpumalanga. The weather is simply gorgeous at Bermanzi at this time of the year. The days are longer, the sun is warmer and the plants are sprouting

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