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Complete 4 X 4 | Baboons Pass | Maluti Adventures 2018

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Destination: Lesotho – Baboons Pass Adventure Date: 13 – 16 September 2018 Adventure cost – R5500.00 per person Adventure brief This four day Mountain adventure traverses the Lesotho Mountain Kingdom, with the ultimate goal of ascending one of the most remote, roughest and impassable passes in the country – Baboons Pass. This “road” is more suitable for our four legged …

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Some Hiking Essentials

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There is growing interest in hiking with numerous groups forming and trails opening in and around our cities. Urban hiking is growing, what better way to meet like-minded people, take in the environment and get fit as well. But a word of caution is necessary, one should be prepared for any eventuality that could arise, I have hiked in the …

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Under a Canopy of Stars

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  The trip was conceived on a whim, Ian Georgeson of Cross Country suggested getting out of town to photograph great landscapes. We decided on the 27th of July as a departure date and would return on the 29th giving us two days of photography or three great sessions of “magic light”. We then settled on Kenhardt in the Northern …

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A Firm Favorite Amongst South African Outdoor Folk

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The Wolf Pack has been around for some time, mine is easily over 20 years old, yet they just keep on going. Occasionally after lending them out, I have to replace a clip ( available at good outdoor shops), despite warning that one must open all 4 clips before lifting the lid off. I have never ever measured the exact …

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Understanding Tyres

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Last weekend we did a bit of training and afterwards over a cup of coffee we discussed tyres and their application off-road. I would say that good tyres are one of your first considerations when purchasing a new vehicle, in fact, your dealer may be able to rebate the OE rubber if you fit new tyres before rolling out the …

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Country Hospitality

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Per our previous article, we made mention of our road trip to Kenhardt in the Northern Cape to photograph the Quiver trees and the Blood Moon. We will cover that trip at a later time but just want to talk about the way in which we were received when we arrived in Kenhardt. Starting in Upington we noticed how friendly …

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Complete 4 X 4 | Baboons Pass | Maluti Adventures 2018

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Destination: Lesotho – Baboons Pass Adventure Date: 13 – 16 September 2018 Adventure cost – R5500.00 per person Adventure brief This four day Mountain adventure traverses the Lesotho Mountain Kingdom, with the ultimate goal of ascending one of the most remote, roughest and impassable passes in the country – Baboons Pass. This “road” is more suitable for our four legged …

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Cross Country partners with Bridgestone

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The 4×4 club challenge sponsored by Bridgestone is a 4×4 driving based challenge for all standard production vehicles. This year sees Cross Country on board as a major sponsor,” It’s our business and we are proud to partner with Bridgestone in this prestigious event” says Ian Georgeson , M.D of Cross Country ”These are our people and we are happy …

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Zimbabwe

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“Is the focus of many South Africans self drive 4X4 enthusiasts not going to move from a more and more regulated and costly Botswana to a more affordable, open hearted and open minded Zimbabwe?” That is the question that I asked myself and this is what the group experienced: Francistown                           On day one the group of 15 people in seven …

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Choosing your next vehicle

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Buying the next vehicle either for yourself or a family member can be a daunting task at the best of time, it possibly ranks up there with moving house or getting married! The decision is made more difficult due to the plethora of vehicles available in the South African market, so some research and planning is important before committing to …

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LIUWA PLAINS WESTERN ZAMBIA

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INTRODUCTION Appeal rating 5/5 A safari to Liuwa Plains in Western Zambia is probably one of the more adventurous safaris that Explore Africa Adventures have on offer. Liuwa Plain National Park is situated in Barotseland on the Upper Zambezi Flood Plains, Western Province, Zambia. Co-Ords 40°10’ & 14°48’South and 27°07’& 23°00’ East. The Park covers an area of 3660 sq …

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