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Slack packing

McIntosh, Fiona journalist.

Slack packing

a guide to South Africa"s top leisure trails

by McIntosh, Fiona journalist.

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Sunbird Publishing in Cape Town, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hiking -- South Africa -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- South Africa -- Guidebooks,
  • Backpacking -- South Africa -- Guidebooks,
  • South Africa -- Guidebooks

  • About the Edition

    Slackpacking is backpacking without the schlep, allowing hikers to travel light while someone else takes care of their overnight bags. This handy little guide, which tells you all you need to know about some of South Africa"s top slackpacking trails, is for everyone, from hardcore mountain lovers, twitchers and botanists to family groups and modern-day strandlopers. Slackpacking covers a wide variety of trails, including luxury, guided and catered trails, community-run guided trails and unguided, self-catered trails.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesSlackpacking
    StatementFiona McIntosh.
    GenreGuidebooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.44.S6 M38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23996479M
    ISBN 101919938729
    ISBN 109781919938721
    LC Control Number2009451280
    OCLC/WorldCa244821478

    The Drakensberg Slack packing trail is a luxury hike offering comfortable and varied accommodation experiences each night, luggage transfers and delectable catering. Drakensberg Slack Packing Trail. The Drakensberg slack packing hiking trail includes some of the most scenic and bio diverse parts of KwaZulu Natal.   Slack packing in the Northern Berg – July We had put 4 days aside during the July school holidays to do a little hiking with the children and some good friends. We had also managed to convince the grandparents that they should be the Sherpas (in their vehicle).

    Slackpacking in South Africa. Highlights. Fynbos Trail 12km from Stanford. Green Mountain Trail 12km from Elgin. Oystercatcher Trail 1km from Mossel Bay. Wild Coast Walk km from East London. Slack Packing in South Africa. Slackpacking Articles. The Dolphin Trail. Walking in Tsitsikamma is an adventure. Hikers get to walk the Dolphin trail. Day Slack-packing. Path had a beautiful sunny day cruising along with virtually no gear, just water, snacks and rain clothes. This is known as slack packing. (thanks Jeff). The photo also shows the point where Cheryl Strayed (from the book/movie Wild) started her PCT journey. Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens.

    Established in , we specialise in nature-based, ecologically-minded adventure, slack-packing, a See More. Community See All. 1, people like this. 1, people follow this. 6 check-ins. About See All. 17a Fraser Street (10, mi) Howick, 5/5(2). The Slack Pack. 42 likes. Written and illustrated by Ron Knight, and appearing weekly in the Jamestown News, the characters Captain Maneuver and Scriker are ‘The Slack Pack’.Followers:


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The Drakensberg mountains and Natal Midlands offer a wide range of walking, slack packing and hiking trails – from the easy strolls around the many resorts, to strenuous hikes to the summit.

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