Posts Tagged ‘Hiking’

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Hike Marloth Nature Reserve

Open trail is all I can see from where I stand to where the trail slips over the horizon of the mountain. Slender and soft compared to the large mountains and sharp protea bushes, the trail crosses the mountain range with ease. Still alone, but I feel like I hike Marloth Nature Reserve with a friend.

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Ideal Morning of Hiking

The morning sun hit my face bright and early after a night sleeping out under the stars. I’m so sore from yesterday’s climb my toes are even tight…

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Danger: Road Crossing

I’m almost panicked—my heart quickens and I’m running. I only feel relief as I get away from the road and the horn from the huge “lorry” (cargo truck) fades and drops in pitch from a distance.

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Climbing Turret Peak

During breakfast I looked up at the angle of our ascent and realized getting to the top of Turret Peak was going to be a lot more than causal climb.