Lower Drakensberg Grasslands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Lower Drakensberg Grasslands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Under the shadow of the Wall of Spears, Dragon Mountains, or Drakensberg, the alpine grasslands ebb and flow like the bushveld so commonly found there. Wildlife abounds in the big sky country of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and the night sky is one of the most dazzling that can be found on Earth.

This gallery is a series of shots from the Drakensberg lowlands around the area in which I lived for three months. The nearest towns would be Winterton or Bergville, but most of my time was spent in the bush or in unmarked farmland. Enjoy. Continue reading Lower Drakensberg Grasslands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

GEAR REVIEW: Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy

GEAR REVIEW: Titanium Goat Ptarmigan Bivy

Wrapped up during a very winding night above 9k feet in the San Jacinto Wilderness.
Wrapped up during a very winding night above 9k feet in the San Jacinto Wilderness.

Technical Specs

The Ptarmigan Bivy
The Ptarmigan Bivy (Photo: Titanium Goat)

Weight: 6.4oz – 7.4oz

Size Tested: 76″ chest, 48″ foot,
87″ total length.

Construction: 30d waterproof
nylon (bottom), Impetus 1.1 (Top)

Store: Titanium Goat

Mileage before Review: 702 miles

Longest Test: 702 miles

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