Rim of Africa Guides

People make a difference. As Rim of Africa guides are not only mountain guides, we have between us decades of experience both guiding, hiking and rock climbing in the Cape Mountains. Since 2007 we have been driving what is today South Africa’s most enduring mountain traverse.

Each year we refine the Rim of Africa route – based on water availability, weather, access and to keep exploring. We take pride in guiding in a way that will blow your socks off. All of us come from backgrounds that deeply understand the physical, psychological and spiritual elements that unfold when spending long periods of time in mountains wilderness. 

We have stories and rich anecdotes to share, but mostly we like hiking in silence – this we find is a doorway into a remarkable way of experiencing the Cape Mountains. 

Here we share a little about ourselves. We look forward to meeting you out there and enjoying a wild and amazing adventure together. 

Ivan Groenhof

Ivan Groenhof

Jess Tyrrell

Jess Tyrrell

Jurgen Wolfarter

Jurgen Wolfarter

Jess Tyrrell

Jess Tyrrell

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