Drakensberg

Democratic Alliance representatives visit Lesotho border near Clarens, Golden Gate and Fouriesburg and raise concern over lack of security.

Some 150 Yellowwood trees were “accidentally” cut down by a contractor to the Working for Water program.

Results and comments on the “Do you feel threatened by the Basotho in the Berg?” poll.

KwaZulu-Natal Transport Department to pay damages for injuries sustained in Sani Pass accident.

Saturday, 16 May was host to the 2009 Water for Africa Mnweni Marathon in the Northern Drakensberg. The circular 38Km route begins at the Mnweni Cultural Centre, follows the Mnweni river upstream, then climbs steeply to the Lesotho summit via the Mnweni Pass to the "Source of the Orange".

The "Leave No Trace" policy applicable to the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, as distributed by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife.

It has been 50 years since Peter and Pam Angus-Leppan opened up their now legendary route on the north face of the Sentinel. A group of climbers ascended the route on 22 March 2009 in traditional climbing gear used in that era, to commemorate the ascent.

A hiker was airlifted from Bannerman Cave on 22 March 2009, after sustaining a head injury.

Project Namahadi was a team building excercise conducted in an area of the Drakensberg that sees relatively few hikers. The following is a journal of that trip, which provides some useful insights and information for others that may want go there too.

A personal account of the Grand Traverse Record event of 17-20 December 2008 in which the ten year old record was finally beaten in a new time of 3 days, 9 hours and 52 minutes.

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