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How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:39 am

Bushman Trail sun downer July 2014 :dance: :dance:

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It would be interesting to know how many Wilderness trails have you done in Kruger over the years.

I think my brother must have the record for the most Trails in Kruger..... but before I told you how many he did lets find out how many you have done over the years.... :hmz:

To date I have done only 3 Trails.... :dance:

Bushman.. :dance:

Early start..... :thumbs_up:

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Sweni.... :dance:

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and Olifants :thumbs_up:

Will be very interesting to know what is the all time record to date......... :thumbs_up:

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Afriphile » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:07 am

It's 6 for me.

Sweni x3
Napi x2
Mathikithi X1

A wonderful way to experience Kruger,but as we usually like to travel to SA in our(uk) winter,then it can be hot!
Last time in December 2016, on the Sweni trail,we had +40c for 3 days!!
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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by hilda » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:51 pm

Unfortunately none for us Jan! Should have tried it a few years back when I could still walk properly! :D

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:44 pm

None for me (yet). Hopefully that will change - I hear the trails are fantastic.

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Unread post by Hugh » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:24 pm

I have done 4 three in Kruger and one many years ago in KZN that was before the KNP trails started ... would love to go again ... BUT to get up there .... from the Cape .
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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Cape of Storms » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:39 pm

I love the trails and have been lucky to do 2.

Bushman's
and Olifants Wilderness trail
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Unread post by Carla + Tony » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:58 pm

We have done our first trail this year.
We went on the Sweni trail in July and most definitely got a taste for more.
Hopefully we will be able to do a few more in years to come :pray:

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Tars1 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:08 pm

Also on our wish list......... :dance:

Wonder what will the record be............my guest is +- 20........ :hmz:

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:18 am

Bushman trail 2014

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Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:

So far Afriphile is leading...

Afriphile - 6
Hugh - 4
Jan - 3
Cape of Storms - 2
Carla + Tony - 1


Hilda and Karin.........time to buy tekkies and get an experience you will never forget......... :hmz:

Please share how many trails you have done......will keep my brothers record a little longer a secret... :thumbs_up:

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by isinkwe » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:02 pm

Do solo walks in the Park count Jan Image
If so , my count is 3 Image
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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:50 pm

So far I did 3 :D
One in Sanparks : Napi trail
and 2 in Kruger concessions
Rhino Walking trail
Pafuri Wallking trail
Hope to do more soon. :pray: My next one on my wish list would be Nyalaland but not yet fixed.... 2018 ? :hmz:
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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:51 pm

By the way, beautiful shots Jan :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:48 pm

Sweni ....... :thumbs_up:

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Thank you for sharing your Trail count :thumbs_up:

isinkwe wrote:Do solo walks in the Park count Jan


Sorry isinkwe......... :( ...only the 4 day trails........and backpacking trails.......

Updated :thumbs_up:

So far Afriphile is still leading..... :dance:

Afriphile - 6
Hugh - 4
Goronta - 3
Jan van Wyk - 3
Cape of Storms - 2
Carla + Tony - 1

Please share how many you have done.... :thumbs_up:

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:12 pm

Bushman...

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Please share how many trails you have done...... :wink:

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Re: How many Wilderness Trails have you done?

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:26 pm

Bushman Trail - Sun downer........what a perfect memory.... :dance:

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My brother did his 50th trail in Kruger last week. That must be some kind of record........ :gflower:

He had some amazing experiences over the years ....few highlights.....

- Watched two Black Rhino Bulls fight for more than two hours
- Chased by a White Rhino
- Spotted Wild dogs
- Chased by Ellies
- and many close encounters with Lions and other animals :dance:

The other highlight must be the many evenings he spend around the camp fires .........For the best place to chat...,looking at the stars and made many friends over the years:thumbs_up: .

So take a bow........Concrats Hendrik on a half century milestone of completed trails in Kruger........ :clap: :clap:

PS........He is not finish yet and already booked for a few more next year............ :thumbs_up:

Scorecard

Hendrik van Wyk - 50
Afriphile - 6
Hugh - 4
Goronta - 3
Jan van Wyk - 3
Cape of Storms - 2
Carla + Tony - 1

Thank you for all the replies......... :thumbs_up:

Bushman camp waterhole...

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