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This is the lowdown of what we have experienced. Use it as your go-to guide to discover the next best location outdoors, all the tips and tricks involved in enjoying it, and all the inspiration you need to create many more stories worth sharing.

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  1. 5 Little Known Facts About Table Mountain
    5 Little Known Facts About Table Mountain
    Capestorm
    23 December 2019
    Table Mountain has become the single most welcoming icon to South Africans and travellers alike, and for good reason! While you may be aware of most of its unique properties, this mountain hides many surprises waiting to be discovered.
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  2. Top Camping Tips and Tricks
    Top Camping Tips and Tricks
    Capestorm
    27 October 2019
    Camping season is upon us and we’re ready to get out there. See our list of tips and tricks – supplied by real Capestorm campers and guaranteed to help you have a good time.
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  3. The Best Outdoor Coffee Spots in SA
    The Best Outdoor Coffee Spots in SA
    Capestorm
    27 September 2019
    We are big on coffee and believe it is key to any outdoor adventure. And so, in a recent collaboration with local roasters Legado Coffee, we took to Instagram to highlight some ways in which this delicious drink can be enjoyed and to find the best spots in and around South Africa. Keep reading to be inspired.
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  4. Down Do's and Don'ts
    Down Do's and Don'ts
    Capestorm
    24 April 2019
    As the symbol of outdoor appreciators, down jackets have a reputation for their good insulation ability, light weight, and compressibility. If you opt for good quality and know how to look after it, then it can benefit you in almost any situation for longer. Keep reading for some Down do’s and don’ts.
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  5. A3 Short Story
    A3 Short Story
    Justin Rowles
    13 September 2019
    Having been on countless adventures, the A3’s can undoubtedly show us a thing or two (or three) about stepping outside and running wild and free.
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  6. Taking On The Unknown
    Taking On The Unknown
    Justin Rowles
    16 August 2019
    It’s remarkable what the body is capable of when the mind tags along. Stepping out on any adventure often has its element of unfamiliar and unknown territory. Some of us revel at the chance to stretch ourselves and tap into the unknown. While others are happier sticking to what we know. The truth is, what’s on the other side of discomfort is often breakthrough...
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  7. How to choose the right size Hiking Backpack
    How to choose the right size Hiking Backpack
    Capestorm
    12 July 2018
    Our hiking pack comes in various sizes and is fully equipped to join you on hikes of several types. With loads of room inside of the pack as well as additional storage externally, this pack has been designed to make your hike comfortable and convenient.
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  8. An Adventurer's Guide to Running
    An Adventurer's Guide to Running
    Justin Rowles
    31 July 2019
    Consider this the ultimate playbook of running - the holy grail of guidebooks. From coffee in unexplored places to gear do's and don'ts, this is how we've come to experience that running is a wild adventure.
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  9. How To Find Adventure Near You
    How To Find Adventure Near You
    Capestorm
    10 April 2019
    Adventure does not have to mean hiking Kilimanjaro or cycling around the world. Adventure is a state of mind that you can take with you, even if it's to the park 3 blocks from your home. If you have an open mind and a curious spirit, then you can find adventure anywhere
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  10. MTB tips for taking on the trails
    MTB tips for taking on the trails
    Capestorm
    17 August 2019
    Pick up your cycling game with these beginner’s MTB tips for taking on the trails.
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  11. How to trail run like Bianca Tarboton
    How to trail run like Bianca Tarboton
    Capestorm
    13 August 2019
    We chat to Ambassador and Trail Runner Bianca Tarboton about her beginners Tip's for trail runners.
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  12. Why Jonkershoek is for Everyone – Thrill seekers and view chasers
    Why Jonkershoek is for Everyone – Thrill seekers and view chasers
    Lani
    17 October 2018
    Jonkershoek. My friends often smile with a trace of nostalgic pleasure when they hear the name. The reason for this is simple: This special valley on the doorstep of Stellenbosch is like a second home to those who love adventure, beautiful landscapes and fresh mountain air.
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  13. How to pack your Travel Backpack & other Travel Tips
    How to pack your Travel Backpack & other Travel Tips
    Capestorm
    13 November 2019
    Ditch the heavy wheels, and the hassle of pulling a bulky bag around. Travelling with a backpack is a hands free and versatile way of travelling, wherever you want to go. The following tips are a helpful guide to make your travels more convenient and hassle free.
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  14. These are the National Parks South Africans are most eager to visit and why
    These are the National Parks South Africans are most eager to visit and why
    Capestorm
    17 December 2019
    South Africa is full of wild and wonderful natural spaces and we’re all for exploring as many of those as we can. For that reason, we called on our community outdoor appreciators as well as SANParks and Wild Card Magazine to guide us in our attempt. Keep reading to see the most popular national parks and to get better acquainted with what they have to offer.
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  15. Layering 101 With A Weekend Warrior
    Layering 101 With A Weekend Warrior
    Capestorm
    11 April 2018
    The key to staying warm in the great and often cold outdoors is a good layering system. In this blog we give you a few tips on how to layer yourself so that you are ready for cold winter outings.
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