Posts Tagged ‘Adventure’

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ADVENTURE LEGS!!!

Running and bashing my way through 30kms in one day hurts so good.

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Back of a Bakkie

I find myself in the back of a bakkie (pick-up truck) because I failed to remember that I needed to plan a ride to the start of my adventure.

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Langeberg High Ridge Line

The Langeberg High Ridge Line is quintessentially Rim of Africa. This section of walking challenged us all with extreme climbs and descents, clouds and wind, and drought and exhaustion.

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Running out of Water

There’s very little water to be found walking on the high ridge of the Langeberg mountain.

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Walk Into Clouds

We climb the steady slopes of Langeberg mountain and the wind pushes the clouds down to greet us; a gathering in the sky.

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Hiding From Wind

Wind can give you headaches. It peels you naked then removes your skin and muscles and grabs your bones.

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Hiking From Ceres

For the second time in the same day, we drastically underestimated the difficulty of the mountain facing us. For us, there’s only one solution— to keep climbing.

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Nightjar: “What makes a real adventure in the cape mountains?”

What makes a real adventurer? It’s a great question. The allure of wild space and wild things is powerful but we all have different relationships with it.