The Hikers Network firstly wishes to extend condolences to the family and friends of the latest victim and all those that have lost lives in attacks and been injured in the past. https://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/news/safety-of-hikers-cyclists-in-spotlight-following-violent-incidents-30004846 The Hikers Network did a sunset hike Read more…
SANParks has informed the public via social media that Lion’s Head will remain closed until further notice due to the fire which swept the area on 27 January. The mountain will NOT reopen on 15 February as previously planned.
The golden rule of hiking is to be considerate towards nature and other hikers. Here are a few basic hiking etiquette tips to make your adventure fun for you and everyone else.
There are many inaccurate reports doing the rounds in terms of Lion’s Head’s closure. We spoke to TMNP’s Saskia Marlowe to get some REAL facts.
From 1 Nov 2018, TMNP has been charging differentiated tariffs at Cape Point, Boulders, Silvermine, Tokai & the picnic sites. There are rates for residents, SADC visitors & visitors from elsewhere
Lion’s Head full moon hikes are incredibly popular. Whilst most hikers stick to the rules, some don’t – resulting in injuries, heaps of trash and trail deterioration. We’ve compiled a list of tips, dos & don’ts to make your full moon hike enjoyable for you and others.
Several recent crime incidents at Table Mountain’s Orangekloof Tented Camp has forced SANParks to close the facility from this afternoon (21 November 2018) until the end of March 2019 as it develops an action plan.
Hiking alone can be the most liberating thing ever,but it is, however, not without danger. This is why.
South African National Parks (SANParks) will close down Lion’s Head for five weeks (7 January to 15 February, 2019) to repair its severely damaged and eroded trails.
Most hikers take great care when it comes to hiking with their dogs. Sometimes things go horribly wrong. Jurgen Buchelt, who hits the trail with his dogs regularly, has some tips.