Hiking in the winelands of the Western Cape

Hiking up the Helderberg The Helderberg is the name given to the freestanding mountain in Somerset West. Observed from either side it consists of 2 [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Hiking blurb|

The best views in Cape Town

Sunrise hike on Lions Head When the alarm clock goes off well before it starts to get light it is easy to wonder why on [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Hiking blurb|

The Blind Gully Trail on Table Mountain

It never ceases to amaze me how many different routes there are up Table Mountain. All of them require some level of fitness and several [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Hiking blurb|

Table Mountain hikes.

Its been a while since I last blogged as have just been so busy on the mountain. Despite the drought Cape Town was exceptionally busy [...]

By |January 8th, 2018|Hiking blurb|

Ethiopian Hiking

I've just returned from an amazing hike in the Ethiopian Simien mountains. It was a fantastic experience. At one of the many amazing view [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Hiking blurb|

The 12 Apostles Hike

The Kasteelspoort to the cable car hike on Table Mountain One of the really classic hikes on Table Mountain begins at the top of Kloof [...]

By |August 10th, 2017|Hiking blurb|

Sunrise hikes in Cape Town

When the alarm clock go's along before the sun gets up it would be so easy just to roll over and go back to sleep, [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|Hiking blurb|

Hiking to see the Disa’s on Table Mountain

Disa walks on Table Mountain People often ask me if spring is the best time to see the flowers on Table Mountain expecting this to [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|Hiking blurb|

The Cape Doctor!

Throughout the summer a strong South East wind often blows over Table Mountain causing the famous and magnificent "tablecloth" effect. The famous Table Cloth [...]

By |November 19th, 2016|Hiking blurb|

Do I really need to take a guide on Table Mountain

I am often asked "do I really need to take a guide on Table Mountain" and it is always a difficult question to answer as [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Hiking blurb|