Recovery well on the way after the fires

Recovery well on the way after the fires

As most of our friends know, a mountain fire swept through our section of the Baviaanskloof in December. As sad as it was to see the land burnt and as wonderful as it is to watch the veld recover, we must accept that fires here are a natural phenomenon, and an...
The Leopard Trail gets Flush Toilets

The Leopard Trail gets Flush Toilets

Fires bring change to the Leopard Trail One year into the Leopard Trails life, and the first major upgrade to occur is flush toilets!  Each overnight spot now has a flushing toilet – a great luxury in this remote wilderness.  Next we may even put in hot...
The Baviaanskloof Burns

The Baviaanskloof Burns

Wild Mountain Fires burnt 95% of the mountains in and around the Leopard Trail. Over 3 weeks in December fires blazed through the landscape of the Leopard Trail, and around the Cedar Falls Base Camp.  The veld had not burnt in 9 years, and with a huge fire load (the...