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Oudekraal Ravine Day Hike

In June 2013 we did a day hike to find and ascend Oudekraal Ravine. As it worked out we ascended Corridor Ravine, visited Tranquility Cracks and descended Oudekraal Ravine. Given the state of the Ravine, it was the right choice. Visit the 2013 Photo Gallery and read the the report on the Oudekraal Day Hike.  …

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Oudekraal Ravine Day Hike

This hike was an expedition to find and climb Oudekraal Ravine. Following the information that we had managed to locate we started from the bottom of Kasteeelspoort and picked up the Pipe Track, following it along past Slangolie (where we saw hikes coming down 3 Firs and immediately decided we needed to try and do …

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Orange Kloof 2012

The way ahead

Orange Kloof is the huge kloof lying above Constantia Nek. You get a good view of the kloof from the ridge on the Vlakkenberg (see here for a description is this route). Orange Kloof has not been burnt since 1935 and up until pretty relatively recently was a no go area for the general upblic. …

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Day hike at Vlakkenberg

We did this day hike in reverse direction to most descriptions which start from Constantia Nek. Instead we started from East Fort just before the toll plaza on Chapman’s Peak drive. We left one car at Constantia Nek as this is not a circular hike. We left from East Fort at about 8 in the …

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