Posts Tagged ‘Langeberg High Ridge Line’

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End of the Langeberg

After 27 days of walking, the walk of the first half of the Rim of Africa, from the Cederberg to Montagu, was complete!

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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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Langeberg Flora

Walking through the fynbos surrounding Simonskloof and moving along the high ridge line of Langeberg, we left the lower hills of renosterveld and moved back into the mountain fynbos we were familiar with.

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PANORAMA: Arrangieskop

Arrangieskop Telcom Tower, about 8:30 in the morning. Our hike has been a concoction of wind, clouds, piercing sun, wet rocks, and more wind.

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Fynbos Flora Close-Up

Explore the diversity found in the details, patterns, colors, and textures of fynbos flora from close-up.