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Walking in the Drakensberg. Idioma: INGLÉS. 75 excursiones en el Parque uKhahlamba-Drakensberg. Autor: Jeff Williams. Rústica - Plastificada. ISBN 9781852845735. Publicado 11 de febrero de 2010. 1ª edición. Tamaño: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.9 cm. Páginas 256. Walking guide to u-Khahlamba-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, accessible from Johannesburg, Harrismith, Pietermaritzburg and Durban. 75 day walks, from 1 to 20km, in Royal Natal National Park, Cathedral Peak, Monk’s Cowl, Injisuthi, Giant’s Castle, Highmoor, Kamberg, Lotheni, Cobham, Garden Castle and Bushman’s Nek. Seasons: for long hikes: April, May and September are excellent; for wildflowers and birds: November and December; from mid-October to March rainfall is high, with thunderstorms in the afternoons. Centres: Royal Natal National Park, Cathedral Peak, Monk’s Cowl, Injisuthi, Giant’s Castle, Highmoor, Kamberg, Lotheni, Cobham, Garden Castle, Bushman’s Nek, all between Pietermartizburg and Harrismith. Difficulty: routes from 1km to 20km, easy strolls to strenuous day hikes, but be prepared for any weather conditions in almost every season. Must See: towering basalt cliffs (eg the Amphitheatre), 3000m mountains (eg Cleft Peak), deep gorges (eg Thukela with the second highest waterfall in the world); abundant wildlife; 2000-year old Bushman rock paintings.

INTRODUCTION

Geography
Geology
Mammals
Snakes
Birds
The Habitats
Bushman Paintings
The Development of the Park
About the Walks
Getting There
Accommodation
The Climate – when to visit
Health Matters
Safety
Security
Telecommunications
Using this Guide
Maps

THE WALKS

1 Royal Natal National Park
Walks 1 to 13
2 Cathedral Peak
Walks 14 to 25
3 Monk’s Cowl
Walks 26 to 37
4 Injisuthi
Walks 38 to 43
5 Giant’s Castle
Walks 44 to 47
6 Highmoor
Walks 48 to 51
7 Kamberg
Walk 52
8 Lotheni
Walks 53 to 57
9 Cobham
Walks 58 to 68
10 Garden Castle
Walks 69 to 74
11 Bushman’s Nek
Walk 75
APPENDIX A: Walk summary table
APPENDIX B: Facilities within the Park areas
APPENDIX C: Useful contacts
APPENDIX D: Further reading