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    Where to Enjoy Board Games with Fellow Hikers in Johannesburg

    GREETINGS Everyone! We are putting together a fun and relaxed time for fellow hikers who may wish to enjoy some quality time and fancy board games with other fellow hikers around Gauteng. If anyone want to be a part of our Weekend Board Games over Drinks, Music, and Food, feel free to rsvp in...
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    Where to Enjoy Board Games over Music and Food with Fellow Hikers

    ! We are putting together a fun and relaxed time for fellow hikers who may wish to enjoy some quality time and fancy board games with other fellow hikers around Gauteng. , . : : + Date: Every 3rd Saturday or Sunday of the month. Location: Will be disclosed oy to...
  3. impracticaldogg

    Where to find Gpx files?

    I'm walking the Whale Trail near Hermanus next month. I want to have the trail on my phone to check directions using the Gpx Viewer app. There used to be Gpx files for hikers, trail runners and mountain bikers all over the Web but I can't find them. Any ideas other than these expensive...
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    Drones and hiking in Gauteng - Any recommendations?

    So as in title - I'd like to go for a hike somewhere scenic, and ideally quiet (I don't want to accidentally get pictures of people who don't want to be in them), and take my drone up for some nice photos of the surrounds and countryside. Does anyone have any ideas of where in Gauteng would be...
  5. DavidDanny13

    Hi-Tec Taurus shoes for sale, Black/Storm Blue, UK size 6

    Item name: Hi-Tec Taurus shoes Age and condition: A few weeks old, worn only once, still in good condition Do you include packaging: Yes, I still have the box Warranty: No Reason for selling: I bought this pair by accident, it's not my size Price: R600 Negotiable: No, I actually want R700, but...
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    Limpopo/Mpumalanga day hikes and accommodation June/July 2018

    So I've always been toying with the idea of road tripping out that way. The footage on TV and the web have always intrigued me and I'd like to get up there next winter. I believe the heat is bearable then and hiking-activities for me anyway are best suited in cooler weather. So I have...
  7. ezron

    Garmin Fenix 3 Advice

    Hi. I am looking at getting a Garmin Fenix 3. Was wondering if the community could help a brother out with some advise. I will be wearing this watch as my every day watch. I will be using it for normal exercise in the gym (cardio and weightlifting), and a lot of hiking (5 days +). My...
  8. zaidmo

    Preparation for hiking the Otter Trail

    Hey All. I've hiked the Otter Trail 4 times (over the past 4 years) and I'm booked again for next year. The trail is just too amazing. I've finally decided to prepare a guide to hiking it if anyone is interested (using input and media from my friends who have been on the trip with me over the...
  9. StrontiumDog

    Anyone hiking in the Salomon Men's Speedcross 3 CS Trail Running Shoes?

    I'm pretty much a hiking noob and I'm thinking of getting these Salomons for hikes up table mountain, lion's head and devil's peak, etc... R1,800 seems to be the going price, e.g. Sportmans and Cape Union Mart when I checked last. Anyone using them for these types of hikes? How are they? I...
  10. LazyLion

    US Tourist Airlifted off Cape Town Peak

    A United States tourist was airlifted off Table Mountain on Thursday morning after losing her way on a hike, a Western Cape health department official said. Emergency medical services spokeswoman Keri Davids said a tour guide was walking near Kasteelspoort around 9am on Thursday when he heard...
  11. E

    The hiking thread!

    Cool, so this is a new hobby that I'm starting. I'm looking to do a couple half day / day hikes twice a month, and maybe look at doing a multi-day hike every 6 months or so. I was thinking it would be a great idea to start a thread where everyone can share where to go and any tips they might...
  12. L

    Canadian couple stabbed in South Africa

    Source: CBC News Urgh... What a crap time of year to get stabbed (as if there's ever a "good" time). Also, I hardly think that crimes should be "extra uber not allowed" just because of the World Cup, they should be "extra uber not allowed" all the time! At least they're both okay, but...
  13. hawker

    Good Hiking Locations - Gauteng

    Ok, so I write my final exam on friday. I wanna go hiking, any good places to go in Gauteng?:D
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