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
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,
Hiking in Mpumalanga is one of the best ways to unwind, forget about your day to day stress and come back to yourself, especially after times of trouble. There are many healthy reasons why you should take the time to stop and smell the roses while hiking, and why you should make time to
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
A helpful checklist is the best way to kick start any adventure, especially is it is your first time hiking. There is a big difference between enjoying a day hike in Mpumalanga and signing up for a few days of walking, so when planning your trip, you need a checklist suitable for your needs.
When hiking in Mpumalanga during the summer, there is a good chance that the afternoons will end with a blissful summer thunderstorm. Our province is well known for its exceptionally hot and humid summer months. And we are also known for our storms that seem to blow up out of nowhere, shower down and then
A Quick Hikers Guide to Etiquette: Part 1 When hiking in Mpumalanga on one of our exciting trails, you might not come across anyone else. However, should you encounter fellow hikers exploring the trail, our etiquette guide might just come in handy! There are no set rules for hiking, but practising a
Staying Safe while Hiking in Mpumalanga in Winter Just because the weather becomes a little chilly doesn’t mean that you have to bundle up and spend our short South African winter avoiding the great outdoors. Hiking in Mpumalanga is always going to be a fantastic way to get a dose of sunshine,