On 27 December 2009 – an article clerk who had wanted to try Drakensberg hiking for years finally got a chance to hike to the top of the Drakensberg. Mashai Pass was hard, and even scary in places – but despite not being fit enough, that younger version of the person known as Ghaznavid made […]

I don’t really recall a time before Masubasuba Pass appeared on my radar. When I visited Underberg for a stock count in February 2009, before I had ever hiked to the top of the Drakensberg, I wondered if there was a route up the very obvious saddle between the Hodgeson’s Peaks – not that I […]

My slow progress of loading my old hike reports here continues! This was a 4 day hike in March 2016 which remains one of my most memorable hikes. 2016 was the year where I trained the hardest, with the Double Grand Traverse being the end goal. I hiked 1375km in the Drakensberg that year, by […]

My trip report from my recent Cobham hike.

On 7 September, Marco and I did the Hlathimba Passes at Lotheni as a day hike. Awesome route!

Cathkin is one of the best known peaks of the Drakensberg. It has a notorious reputation – so how will Ghaz cope with this one?

The Giants Cup Trail has been a route I have used for training purposes for a number of years now. You can cover a lot of distance in good time, and if something goes wrong, most of it is covered by phone signal and there are numerous bailing options. After the MCSA Mountain Challenge for […]