Hiking books

  • Best Walks in the Cape Peninsula: Latest Update: 2012 – 8th Edition

Mike Lundy Best Walks  in the Cape Peninsula

A bestseller for 21 years, Mike Lundy’s Best Walks in the Cape Peninsula remains one of the most popular books on hiking in Cape Town.

Each of the 30 walks in this guide has been carefully chosen because of a particular point of interest, be it a waterfall, cave, indigenous forest, shipwreck or spectacular viewpoint. This classic selection of routes ranges from challenging climbs to the top of Table Mountain to leisurely strolls among the fynbos (and everything else in-between). Practical advice on mountain safety, local weather conditions and how to deal with snakes ensure that the hiker is given a clear idea of what to expect.

For this eighth edition, all route descriptions and maps have been brought up to date and photographs have been added for

Publishers: www.struik.co.za

  • Easy Walks in the Cape Peninsula: Best Seller – Sixth Edition New**

Easy Walks in the Cape PeninsulaEasy Walks in the Cape Peninsula introduces a different walk in and around Cape Town for every weekend of the year. Regular hikers will be delighted with new discoveries on some of the world’s most beautiful walks.

This enthusiaistic and informative guide, moreover. promises a maximum return for a minimum effort – magnificent scenery and unspoilt nature will reward the hiker on the shortest of walks, often on the level. Mike Lundy inspires the overweight, the unfit, the elderly, the very young – and even the family dog – to “get out there and do it”.

Thousands of contented walkers will attest that Easy Walks in the Cape Peninsula could change your lifestyle.

Publishers: Human & Rousseau: www.humanrousseau.com

  • Weekend Trails in the Western Cape:- Revised and updated

Weekend Trails in the Western Cape

Mike Lundy’s undoubted expertise and love of the outdoors coupled with his unique brand of humour, makes for such easy, enjoyable reading that you simply cannot wait to get into your hiking boots and follow in the footsteps of thousands of happy Lundy aficiandos…



  • Armchair Hiking in the Western Cape

Armchair Hiking in the western Cape

Let Mike Lundy take your mind up the mountains and you can leave your legs behind with your butt firmly planted in the armchair.

This selection of 101 of his many hiking columns, written for the Cape Times and Sunday Times between 1994 and 1998, is a highly informative and amusing collection of Lundy’s ramblings.

In a survey conducted by Top of the Times, it was revealed that 86% of his newspaper column readers never set foot on the mountain, nor had any intention of doing so…

They were reading to be entertained and not to be guided. And that’s just what this book does – entertains and amuses in bite size chunks. If you really want to use your legs, rather get the latest edition of one of his other books.

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