The Descent

In the early morning glow.

Taking one to two hours most hikers consider the steep descent into the Fish River Canyon the most strenuous and challenging part of the hike.

Little did we know that it would take our expedition two and a half days of hard physical labour under the burning desert sun to man handle our equipment and scooters to the base.

It had been costly we had lost one scooter and five out of the six of us had sustained injuries, We had scaled the cliff face four times that day.

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