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Please read the following disclaimer before hiking in South Africa and using the Hiking in South Africa Guide. Contents of the Hiking in South Africa Guide, defined and referred to as the hard copy and e-Book of the Hiking in South Africa Guide, associated websites, blogs, apps and any other means of communication are intended for educational purposes only and should not be relied upon for any practical, medical, legal or financial decisions.

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Hiking and using trail descriptions and maps in the Hiking in South Africa Guide and using GPS equipment is a personal choice and requires that YOU understand that you are personally responsible for any actions you may take based on the information in the Hiking in South Africa Guide. Using any information in the Hiking in South Africa Guide is your own personal responsibility.

Hiking and associated trail activities can be dangerous and with all outdoor activities can result in injury and/or death. Hiking exposes you to risks especially in developing countries. While hiking in South Africa, you may encounter a number of risks you should be aware of. These relate to risks associated with hiking, climbing or bouldering in South Africa, including but not limited to:

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