Ryan Sandes places third in the NorthFace 100
Capetonian Ryan Sandes signalled his intentions, for what promises to be a fascinating international trail running season, by placing third in the The North Face 100, a 100km trail run in the Blue Mountains just outside Sydney.
Looking down past your feet you see what looks like an endless abyss and wonder to yourself, ‘’Am I really going to throw myself down this monster’’? You check your bindings, clench your jaw, drop in and within seconds you are cruising down the face at over 50km an hour.
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Big weekend coming up on the trail running scene as the weather cools and mud starts to replaces dust. Someone once said “there’s no such thing as bad weather just bad clothing” and this is especially true when on the mountains, particularly in winter, but is a rule that should be obeyed at all times as the mountain has its own climate.
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Don't leave your cubicle without it!
The native North American cube dweller survives in a habitat that rarely requires reliable access to fire [unlike the average SA man! Ed].
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The SL6 survival tool is made from some of the toughest materials know to man, and will withstand even the most challenging of situations. What sets this apart from any other compact knife is its "A" grade serrated
At the top end of the deluxe game lodge experience where guests pay upwards of R15 000 a night, space, privacy and the best qualified field guides distinguish one lodge from the next - and a prime example
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