Benefits of Hiking in the Outdoors

Hiking at Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright   Hiking outdoors, especially in the beautiful Mpumalanga countryside not only offers us the ability to experience beautiful surroundings, breathe in the lovely fresh air and enjoy the incredible sounds of the birds and the wind in the

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Tips, Techniques and Benefits of Trail Running at Crystal Springs

Tips, Techniques and Benefits of Trail Running at Crystal Springs

You might think that running is running – but what you may not know is that road running is not the same as trail running. While road running is usually based on running on tar roads, in a constant forward movement with minimal obstacles – trail running requires a lot more strength and awareness to

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Altitude Cycling at Crystal Springs

Altitude Cycling at Crystal Springs

It’s an odd feeling and most travellers have likely experienced something similar. You live in Gauteng and fly ’down’ to Cape Town for a holiday, only to find that the first day or so you’re more tired and the air feels thicker around you. Perhaps your active family decides to do a three-day hiking trail

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Father’s Day

Father's Day 2018

Father’s Day provides us with an opportune moment, once a year, to really think of a great tribute to dad. A meaningful, thoughtful something or other to show him just how much he means in our lives. Forget Superman or the Incredible Hulk – Fathers are the real heroes. They are the ones who pick

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Tips To Having The Best Year Yet

Have the best year ever

The year started off with a bang and before we knew it we were back in the grind and the good intentions and changes we planned for the new year became something of the past.   Here are some tips to keep focused and stay goal orientated so you’ll have the best year yet. Start at

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