Category: Kloofing

Kloofing by 1st Claremont Scouts

Elandspad 2016

A great days kloofing in Elandspad in perfect weather. We left early in the morning with temperatures forecast to reach 40 degrees so that we could avoid hiking in the heat. A wise decision as it turned out as we reached Fishermans Cave at about 10 in the morning, after about 1.5 to 2 hours …

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Bobbejaanskloof

1st Claremont Scouts regularly hike in Bobbejaanskloof which we rate as one of the best day kloofs in the Western Cape. It is a kloof which as lots of jumps (some of them pretty high), swims and general wading through water without being too long. The jumps are not mandatory and it is always necessary …

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Elandspad 2012

Elandspad is one of the less exciting kloofs available for day kloofing in the Western Cape. There are no big jumps but there are a lot of options for anyone wanting to have a days kloof. The kloof starts on the other side of the Hugenot Tunnel (from Cape Town) and parking is found on …

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What you need to know about kloofing

Kloofing is a variant of hiking which involves mostly walking, swimming and jumping your way down a river. Here in the Western Cape we have quite a few options such as Elandspad, Bobbejaanskloof and Suicide Gorge. Kloofing differs from hiking in quite a few respects and this article is about those differences. Of course, the …

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Elandspad 2012

We hiked up Elandspad in 2012. The full set of photos are in the photo album on this site under the 2012 Album. Permits must be obtained from Cape Nature and parties are limited to 12. The Piscatorial Society also has the right to grant permits to trout fisherman in this area and it is …

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