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04 Dec, 2019

Thabana Ntlenyana, Highest peak in the Drakensberg.

By Ian Shooter|2019-12-04T16:42:16+02:00Dec 4th, 2019|Categories: Drakensberg Mountains and Peaks, Recent Drakensberg Hike Reports|Tags: adventure, bucket list hike, Drakensberg, highest peaks, Lesotho, South Africa, thabana ntlenyana|

Thabana Ntlenyana the highest peak in the Drakensberg. Thabana Ntlenyana is the highest peak in the Drakensberg and Lesotho. I bet that almost every South African has never heard of it, let alone walked up it.  I am continually amazed that so many of us are quick to spend a fortune climbing the highest peak in Africa for the sake of 'Kili' bragging rights on Instagram. There is a far cheaper, challenging, and rewarding [...]

31 Mar, 2019

The 3 highest Peaks In Southern Africa Hike Report

By Ian Shooter|2019-08-09T17:04:53+02:00Mar 31st, 2019|Categories: Drakensberg Mountains and Peaks, Recent Drakensberg Hike Reports|Tags: adventure, bucket list hike, challange, Drakensberg, Eswatini, highest peaks, Lesotho, oldest mountain, South Africa, Swaziland|

The 3 highest peaks in Southern Africa. I must admit that I hadn't given much thought to sumitting the 3 highest peaks in Southern Africa. But then Stuart from the UK emailed me and asked "what were the chances of organizing this trip?" What a great idea. I hadn't gone to Emlembe in Swaziland/Eswatini the country is now called. Unfortunately I still haven't gone to Emlembe as my good friend Geoff of Pizzology fame [...]