Hiking with Tim Lundy: Coastal walks should never be underestimated.

Lester Kiewit chats to Tim Lundy about hiking trail safety.

Tim describes being involved in a massive training exercise. He says it involved many units from the canine and 4X4 units to a telecommunications team.

It was a fantastic day for me because they asked me to run it from start to finish, with 130 people under me.

Tim Lundy, Hiking with Tim

He says it was fun but also serious preparation for the real emergencies when they happen.

Take a look at his Facebook hiking group

Tim explains the popularity of multi-day hikes and what they entail.

He is planning the Arangieskop weekend trail 28-30 June and there are still places available.

Walking on sand and rocks requires the use of different muscles. It takes a lot out of you and coastal walks should never be underestimated.

Tim Lundy, Hiking with Tim

He recounts stories about mountain rescue and focuses on multi-day hikes below:

Photograph: Tim Lundy Facebook


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