This morning, several subscribers told us about a number of cars that had been broken into in a secluded part of the gravel road leading up from Constantia Nek’s main parking.
In May this year, The Hikers Network Search & Rescue tragically lost one of its team members. Jennifer Harlow passed away on 13 May in a fatal accident on Woody Buttress, a route she knew inside out.
The Bishop Lavis Enviro Hiking Club (BLEHC) is focused on community upliftment and is dedicated to, not only hiking but promoting environmental awareness and seeking sustainable solutions to environmental problems.
Growing up in Bishop Lavis, I have often found myself chasing down perpetrators of crime and reclaiming what was rightly mine at the time. From bird baths to bicycles, to car jacks, to my Dad’s roses, I’ve seen and experienced quite a few adrenaline-fueled events. And so I joined Mark Kapot in close combat training mentioning.
The Table Mountain National Park is a treasure trove of wildflowers. Some of them are endangered, and those of us who enjoy nature and the outdoors while hiking the multiple paths in the park, get to experience these wonders of our floral kingdom.
The past week was a busy one, during which hundreds of outdoor users were tracked and a number of incidents were reported, including various injuries during which some of our Search & Rescue volunteers assisted.
On the 6th of January, Wayne and I, Annabelle-Linda Gertze (Hikers Network Hike Leader), set off towards Gordon’s Bay to meet up with our fellow HNHC members in anticipation of the long-awaited Crystal Pools hike.
A recent and updated hiking map is a very essential part of your kit. Below are a number of key reasons why hikers and other outdoors users should always have one in their bags:
The week behind us has proven to be another busy one with hundreds of outdoor users being tracked. Here are some of the incidents that were attended to.