Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg – Doreens Falls

I´ve been spending a weekend at Cathedral Peak Hotel and they give You a certificate and a medallion for completing their benchmark hikes "Cathedral Four". As You might guess that was a no-brainer as soon as I learned about it 😀 Here´s the first: Please leave a comment to tell me what You think and…Read more Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg – Doreens Falls

More Table Mountain – India Venster to Skeleton Gorge and Kirstenbosch

  Starting at the lower Cable Car station the India Venster (meaning Indian Window in Afrikaans) trail soon crosses the contour path and runs steeply up the mountain side. It is generally considered to be on the more difficult side and partly closer to climbing then hiking. The trail passes under the cable car several…Read more More Table Mountain – India Venster to Skeleton Gorge and Kirstenbosch

Table Mountain from Constantia Nek January 4th 2017

First shot at hiking Table Mountain was on Wednesday January 4th 2017, I started out from Constantia Nek just before 9:30 after Lance got me a ride there. Following the trail and keeping left for the jeep trail I met a couple and got pointed even further west where I found a marvelous little nature…Read more Table Mountain from Constantia Nek January 4th 2017

Hike of 2016 – Day 11

On of these mornings when it seemed perfectly right and appropriate to just refuse getting out of the sleeping bag. The hard wind continued throughout the night and my sleep got really impaired. Hadn't I already know that the tent could take some beating the last doubts would have been removed after this night. As…Read more Hike of 2016 – Day 11

Hike of 2016 – Day 10

Woke up early and observed that the rain must have stopped sometime during the night, my tent had dried nicely in the wind and for a change I got out right away and got everything down and inside while it was dry. Perfect timing, carrying the last load down to the cabin I could feel…Read more Hike of 2016 – Day 10