How to Live Inspired

June 28, 2019

Bring back the trench work! Now, it may be hard to handle for some but if you really want to live inspired, you’ve got to move from the screen and get your hands nice and dirty. Stick with me here; it’s not just a figure of speech when you hear the term, the “gift of giving”. We are a social species and we need to be with real people doing something meaningful. I’ve been working alongside some incredibly selfless people over the years and I always gaped in awe at how they maintain their energy levels, but I think I understand it now!

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Becoming the Millennial Hiker

June 18, 2019

Like everything else in life; hiking also goes through cycles or trends. A millennial is, as described by the Urban Dictionary​, a name an older person gives a young person they don’t necessarily like: “Those millennials and their manbuns and their hip-hop, and Instagram’s”.

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7 Hiking Safety Tips

May 30, 2019

Thousands of people traverse the Western Cape’s mountains daily and the vast majority make it home safely. Unfortunately, there are a few incidents that keep our mountain rescuers busy, but while there are always risks in every endeavour, some forethought and planning will help to keep you safe.

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Winter is coming... By Kai Fitchen, HI-TEC #AdventureMaker

May 09, 2019

It’s only natural to want to sleep in a little more or take in an extra serving. We should listen to our bodies, but that’s assuming the marketers haven’t gotten to you first! Heavy junk food and products that corrupt these sensors are only going to see you putting on extra kg’s and approaching next summer feeling shorter of breath.

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Different strokes, different folks, different hikes, different likes - Walking Festival here we come!

April 18, 2019

Evaluating Your Ability - Let’s assume, for the moment, that you’re a babe in the woods and have never ventured beyond your back garden. The HI-TEC GARDEN ROUTE WALKING FESTIVAL is the perfect event to change this, with dozens of walks for all ages and abilities, so now is the time to pack your backpack and hit the trail! In this second HI-TEC BLOG, I’m going to give you some pointers on both packing for the hike as well as what to expect on the trail.

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The Hi-Tec Vellie - Sleek, unique, comfortable, affordable, durable and versatile.

April 04, 2019

"​The Hi-Tec Vellie Tan is more than just a shoe. It’s a friend for your feet that is so versatile that it can accompany you to an afternoon braai, a walk in the bush, that eventful rugby or soccer game or even a social semi formal occasion" - Neels Van Jaarsveld

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