Cathedral Peak Trail
Although there’s a fairly clear path, you need a head for heights and a good level of fitness to summit this iconic Drakensberg peak, as the scramble up the final section is tricky and exposed. But if it sounds intimidating, help is at hand.
The Cathedral Peak Hotel runs free guided hikes for its guests a couple of times a week and guides can also be arranged from Ezimvelo KZN Wildlife’s Didima Resort and the campsite. If going independently, make sure that you complete the mountain register before setting out and sign back in on your return. Start early, particularly in summer, when afternoon thunderstorms are common, and keep an eye on the weather as you go...
(GPS coordinates: -28.94619, 29.204618)
Read more at www.nightjartravel.com/hiking/cathedral-peak-trail