This year’s Chauncey’s Epic Anti Bullying hike, which took place this weekend and was once again supported by The Hikers Network, drew over 120 hikers from all walks of life!
Summer is (almost) here and that requires some extra care when hiking, particularly on hot days (27 degrees and over). Here are soime tips!
Our volunteers dedicate their free time to serving mountain users by tracking their hikes, helping in rescue operations, or doing other tasks. Paula Faria, a SafetyMountain Tracker and Search & Rescue volunteer, is one of them.
We are often asked how people should use our SafetyMountain Tracking Whatsapp-based service to the best of their advantage. To make it easier for everyone, here are some tips, guidelines, dos and don’ts:
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.