What made the group incredible was their average age of 77 years with the oldest guest at a spritely 85 years old. Undaunted by the terrain and the daily stages, they completed the 51.5km hiking and 13km of canoeing with ease.
As trail hosts, it was a privilege for Amanda and I to host such inspiring guests whose approach to life is to think young and make the most of life, and more importantly, to not ‘Let the Old Man In’.
Slackpacking is a multiday trail format which includes luggage logistics between overnight venues, freeing up hikers to carry only a day pack with food and protective gear on the daily stages of the trail.
South Africa has numerous trail formats for hiking enthusiasts that cater for the full spectrum of experience, and is particularly endowed with a wide selection of salckpacking trails, particularly coastal trail, but also includes a wide choice of inland trail options. Read More