A tough hiking trail close to Cape Town
The Arangieskop hiking trail
The Arangieskop hiking trail is a 2 day hiking trail found in the Robertson area which is about a 2 hour drive from Cape Town. It is quite a tough hike but with spectacular scenary and one of the most beautiful overnight huts in the Western Cape.
Day 1. Although only covering a distance of about 10km can take you 8 to 9 hours to complete. The day begins with a steady 2 hour climb through pristine fynbos with views of the town of Robertson opening up behind you. The path then drops into a ravine and follows a stream for a small way before beginnning a relentless zig zag climb up for about 2km.