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    Tips for Winter hiking in South Africa
    Henko Roukema
    16 May 2019
    When it comes to the mountains First Ascent ambassador and mountaineer, Henko Roukema is able to provide sound advice from his years of experience exploring both local and international mountain ranges. In this blog article, he shares with us his top tips to winter hiking and gear to assist you with braving the cold weather.
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  2. The Constantia Bike Project
    The Constantia Bike Project
    First Ascent
    24 June 2021
    Read about how Andrew Legge and the Constantia community changed the lives of 6 men for the better by providing them with bicycles to get to and from work each day.
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    Why Compulsory Trail Running Kit is Required
    Wildrunner
    09 May 2019
    When it comes to compulsory kit for trail races, many ask the reasons why. Mountain Challenge Series organizers Wildrunner share with us the reasons why compulsory kit is required.
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  4. Our Guide to Down Jackets
    Our Guide to Down Jackets
    First Ascent
    21 June 2021
    Going on a hike, planning an expedition or commuting during winter, wherever and whatever your activity, the First Ascent down range will equip you.
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    Mountain Challenge Series 2019
    First Ascent
    29 April 2019
    Just two weeks to go until the first race of the Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird gets underway. Each event, namely the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC), the Helderberg Mountain Challenge (HMC) and the Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC), presents renowned trails, serene scenery and a celebration of grit, tenacity and that indescribable element of physical achievement.
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  6. An empty plot of land that turned into a thriving cycling hub; Soweto Rocks MTB club
    An empty plot of land that turned into a thriving cycling hub; Soweto Rocks MTB club
    First Ascent
    26 May 2021
    The Soweto Rocks Twitter bio reads “Proper MTB Development. Not for the faint-hearted”. This Soweto based club is all about cycling, running and being active. Founded by Busi Msimango back in 2013, 8 years later she is still as passionate as ever about introducing people to the cycling community.
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    Down vs Synthetic
    First Ascent
    11 April 2019
    When selecting your winter jacket this season, the biggest decision you will have to make is which insulator will be best suited to your activities and the type of conditions which you will be faced with.
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  8. My First Hiking Adventure In The Snow
    My First Hiking Adventure In The Snow
    Wade Whitear
    17 July 2020
    What an opportunity, living in Cape Town with the icy winter on our doorstep and the mention of snow falling on the surrounding mountains 2 hours away.
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  9. Extreme Glacier Down Jacket Review
    Extreme Glacier Down Jacket Review
    First Ascent
    14 July 2020
    Kevin Sanders is an adventure-chaser and content creator from Pretoria. He recently took the First Ascent Extreme Glacier Down jacket to the Drakensberg to see how it performed in the cold. Read his review below.
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    Your top Winter Jackets!
    First Ascent
    09 April 2019
    The winter season is here which means it's time to start shopping for your winter jacket. Selecting a jacket which is best suited to your lifestyle and provides you with all the warmth, comfort and protection you need, will be the key to conquering all your winter adventures.
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  11. How to Choose the Right Trekking Pole
    How to Choose the Right Trekking Pole
    First Ascent
    10 July 2020
    The main aim of any trekking pole is to provide hikers with stability and rhythm when walking on rough terrain. In order to choose the right trekking pole for your next adventure, we’ve compiled the below info to assist you in making the right decision.
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  12. A trip away into the majestic Cederberg
    A trip away into the majestic Cederberg
    First Ascent
    12 May 2021
    Wild spaces have a powerful attractive force. A pull that once experienced, draws you back time and again. Going into the Cederberg always evokes these deep feelings of wildness, perspective, and freedom.
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  13. How To Choose A Rain Jacket
    How To Choose A Rain Jacket
    First Ascent
    08 July 2020
    Don’t hide from the rain this winter, instead purchase a rain jacket designed to keep you dry and protected when the clouds open up.
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  14. How to Care for Your Rainwear
    How to Care for Your Rainwear
    First Ascent
    08 July 2020
    Over time, waterproof jackets will lose their resilience, allowing water to penetrate through the jackets surface. Follow our expert advise on how to care for your rain jacket to keep it performing during any downpour.
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    5 Activities to do this Public Holiday
    First Ascent
    19 March 2019
    Make the most out of the public holiday; take the time to increase the heart rate and spend quality time with family and friends exploring the outdoors. Here are our top 5 suggestions for your day off.
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  16. Strength and Conditioning for the Trail Runner by David Leith
    Strength and Conditioning for the Trail Runner by David Leith
    First Ascent
    29 June 2020
    Runners and trail runners in particular would benefit immensely from the services of both a personal online running coach and a strength and conditioning expert.
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