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Drakensberg Warnings and Dangers: 14 reviews and 20 photos
Most of South Africa, with the exception of Cape Town, is best visited out of the summer season. This really holds true for the Drakensberg, especially the higher up you venture. Thunderstorms are the norm for afternoons here. Even in shoulder seasons, mists constantly swirl amongst the rock walls and towers of the Escarpment. One moment it will be perfectly clear and the next …. It is very important for you to know where you are and where you are going at all times. Experience or a guide are invaluable allies to have up here. The only topographical map for the range is available on a 1:50000 scale which is known to display some inaccuracies - especially in regards to cave shelter locations. The mists and rock towers truly invoke the theme of dragons about . Be ever vigilant and don’t get burned.
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