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Gauteng Hikes & Walks
Gauteng Hikes & Walks

Gauteng Hikes & Walks

SPORTS & RECREATION

176 Pages, 5.75 x 8.25

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

Publication Date: September 2014

ISBN 9781431408023

Rights: US, CA, AU & NZ

Jacana Media (Sep 2014)

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Overview

Gauteng is a province shrouded in the beauty of indigenous vegetation, mountains, rivers, and waterfalls, and this book explores the many hikes and walks that will help you discover them while giving you a more intimate look at the region. Tim Hartwright covers both the shorter walks in urban parks and rural areas, along with overnight trails such as Suikerbosrand. He explores the unique places that are right on every Gautenger's doorstep, including the Braamfontein Spruit, and the numerous private trails have blossomed in areas closer to the main metropolises of Gauteng. The book includes detailed descriptions of around 60 hiking and walking trails in Gauteng, including the history, geology, fauna, and flora of each area; a difficulty rating for each hike; brief descriptions on how to get to the route with GPS coordinates for starting points; comprehensive maps for each hike or walk; and security information, emergency numbers, and contact details.

Author Biography

Tim Hartwright is the owner of Jacana Travel Marketing & Reservations and also chairman of the Footprint Hiking Club and the Braamfontein Spruit Trust, an environmental organization concerned with monitoring the well-being of the public open spaces and parks in the suburbs of Johannesburg.