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World's first all-female squad Protecting South Africa's rhinos

18 August 2015

World's first all-female squad Protecting South Africa's rhinos

Unarmed Black Mambas recruited from surrounding communities are successfully guarding a nature reserve inside the Greater Kruger national park Read More...

BLACK MAMBA'S WIN AT 2015 RHINO AWARDS!

29 July 2015

BLACK MAMBA'S WIN AT 2015 RHINO AWARDS!

Since 2012 the annual Rhino Conservation Awards have served to recognise the remarkable individuals and organisations that protect Africa’s rhino population. Read More...

An intro to long distance trails – the big ones…

20 July 2015

An intro to long distance trails – the big ones…

Want to walk from sunrise to sunset without seeing roads/buildings/cars/shops or right angles? Maybe it’s time for a thru-hike. Read More...

How to break in your new walking boots

7 July 2015

How to break in your new walking boots

When we buy a new pair of shoes, we expect instant comfort (unless it’s a pair of 6inch heels). But with walking and hiking boots, we must be realistic and give them a breaking in period, before we take to the mountains. Read More...

WHY DO MY FEET HURT AFTER WALKING?

17 June 2015

WHY DO MY FEET HURT AFTER WALKING?

Feet hurting? Don't worry. Experiencing some foot pain after a long walk or hike is normal. Read More...

Nutrition tips for sport walking

17 June 2015

Nutrition tips for sport walking

I lift my spork up to eye-level. A gruel-like paste of oats and boiling water despondently oozes glacially over the edge, slowly dripping back into the bowl below. Day 117. Same breakfast. Again. With a sigh I think about how in about five minutes I’m going to be picking run-away globules out of my beard. There’s nothing like porridge for getting tangled up in trekking beards. Occupational hazard I’m afraid. Read More...