Giants Cup Trail Run FKT

Fastest Known Times (KFT):

Men
1. Iain Peterkin - 6:38:58
2. Christiaan Greyling - 06:41:39
3. Thuso Mosiea - 6:50:37
4. Ben Brimble - 6:52:57
5. Leo Sorensen - 7:55:57

Woman
1. Landie Greyling - 07:50:19
2. Samantha Reilly - 8:37:21
3. Corinne Thompson - 10:05:26
4. Andrea Devine - 10:34:14
5, Rachel Manyathi - 10:45:17

giants cup trailThe Giants Cup trail is the only established trail in the Drakensberg. The hike is over 5 days (and 5 nights accommodation in the Drakensberg) and is 58.9km's in total. The first day is 12.8 km's and you stay in Pholela Hut. Day two is 8.8 km's and you stay in Mzimkhulwana Hut. Day 3 is 12 km's and you stay in Winterhoek Hut. Day 4 is 11.8 km's and you stay in Swiman Hut. The final day is 12.3 km's and you stay in Bushman's Nek Hut. The next morning 1.2km to the Bushman's Nek car park.

Over the 5 days the total elevation gain is 2031m and total elevation loss is 1912m. The hike is rated difficult as its over 5 days, each day itself is rated moderate.


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Min Elevation 1607 m
Max Elevation 2154 m
Total Elevation Gain 2702 m
Total Elevation Loss 2584 m
Max Speed 16.56 km/hr
Average Speed 8.86 km/hr
Total Distance 58.9 km
Total Time 6h 38m 58s
Way Points 0
Track Points 3440
Route Points 0
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