Bike for a cause
Get ready for one of the country's best charity rides. The BIKE4BEASTS mountain bike event starts on 19 September and hopes to raise R150 000. This year the event is in aid of lions – read more about this year's event, its history and future plans.
A community held together
In early January I visited the village of Heuningvlei in the Cederberg Mountains. It was here that I met Ryno, a local, and Abram Okhuis – a relation of his. I walked into the valley on a dirt road known as the Pakhuis Pass, stayed the night in the village and was transported back the next day to the top of Pakhuis on a donkey cart.
Climb now, work later!
It was 4pm on a moody Thursday afternoon. I looked out my office window. The sky was streaked with all shades of grey.
The Imvelo MTB Classic is back
At the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Swaziland's 'Valley of Heaven', you'll soon be able to ride through the park on what has become one of Southern Africa's top mountain bike races: the Nedbank Swaziland Imvelo Mountain Bike Classic.
Every year the lifesaving team at Muizenberg beach set off on a team building expedition. This year they chose the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve. When Jody Herringer started his day on a kloofing trail in the reserve, he had no idea what he would be in for.
The Rock Master after-party
What is it like to celebrate with some of the world's best rock climbers? Mountaineer Tony Lourens finds out at the prestigous Rock Master after-party in the Sarca Valley in Italy.
Lost in a magic forest
Whether you are walking under tall yellowwoods in this ancient afromontane forest or hugging rocks to get up a pathway, Orange Kloof forest in Table Mountain National Park is a place you won’t mind getting lost in.
Adventures on horseback
In the Little Karoo there’s a lot you can see. If you take a horse trail you can see even more.
A Blue Moon in King
It was a blue moon on the last day of 2009. People all over the world celebrating the dawn of 2010 in many different ways.
Hiking in Camdeboo National Park
Camdeboo National Park, which almost completely surrounds the town of Graaff-Reinet, offers a range of walking and hiking trails of differing lengths.