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Amphlett

Amphlett

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

More of a mountain scramble than a hike. Named after GT Amphlett who was the president of the local mountain club, in 1908.
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Bannerman Face

Bannerman Face

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Situated above Bannerman Hut on the Giants Castle area and is about 600m wide.
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Bond Peak

Bond Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bond Peak is located within the Giants Castle area. Bond Pass and Jaraten Pass are the closest passes.
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Botlolong / Thabana Tsooana

Botlolong / Thabana Tsooana

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Botlonglong / Thabana Tsooana Peak near Champagne Castle is in the Monks Cowl area. The closest pass is Ship's Prow Pass.
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Carbineer Point

Carbineer Point

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Carbineer Point is located within the Giants Castle area. Jarateng/Jarding's Pass (South) is the closest pass. Image from left to right, Katana, Carbineer Point, Kambule and Mount Durnford.
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Cathkin Peak (Mdedelelo)

Cathkin Peak (Mdedelelo)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Flat-topped Cathkin Peak named after Cathkin Braes the Scottish hometown of David Gray @ 3 149m is in the Monks Cowl Reserve. In Zulu Cathkin Peak is known as Mdedelelo which means “the one who shoves in" or "the bully” due to how it protrudes from the escarpment.
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Champagne Castle

Champagne Castle

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Champagne Castle is located within the Monks Cowl. Greys Pass, Cathkin Mountain Pass and Ship's Prow Pass are the closest passes.
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Champagne Castle Buttress

Champagne Castle Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Champagne Castle Buttress is located within the Monks Cowl. Greys Pass, Cathkin Mountain Pass and Ship's Prow Pass are the closest passes.
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Champagne Castle Dome / Ridge

Champagne Castle Dome / Ridge

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Champagne Castle Dome/Ridge is located within the Monks Cowl. Greys Pass is the closest pass.
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Cowl View

Cowl View

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Cowl View is located within the Monks Cowl area. Organ Pipes Pass is the closest pass.
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Dragon's Back

Dragon's Back

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Champagne Castle Peak on the left followed by the Dragon's back on its right hand side.
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Erskine

Erskine

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Erskine peak is considered to be a easy hike. It is named after a soldier who died in 1873 during a skirmish.
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Category Giants Castle
Gatberg

Gatberg

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Gatberg at 2329m also known as Intunja and eye of the needle. The hole through its base is estimated at about 9 metres in diameter.
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Giant's Castle

Giant's Castle

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Giants Castle peak is located in the Giants Castle nature reserve. It was named by its appearance of a giant lying on his back.
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Giant's Pass Peak

Giant's Pass Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Giants Pass Peak is located in the Giants Castle nature reserve.
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Gypaetus Point

Gypaetus Point

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Gypaetus point is located in Giants castle, the peak is in close proximity of The Bannerman cave. The peak is named after the bearded vultures (Gypaetus barbatus) which live in the vicinity of the peak.
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Category Giants Castle
Injisuthi Dome / Summit

Injisuthi Dome / Summit

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Injisuthi Dome is is one of the highest peaks in the Drakensberg.
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Injisuthi Eastern Triplett

Injisuthi Eastern Triplett

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in the Central Drakensberg.
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Injisuthi Greater Buttress

Injisuthi Greater Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in the Central Drakensberg.
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Injisuthi Lesser Buttress

Injisuthi Lesser Buttress

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in the Central Drakensberg.
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Injisuthi Middle Triplet

Injisuthi Middle Triplet

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in the Central Drakensberg.
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Category Injisuthi
Injisuthi Western Triplett

Injisuthi Western Triplett

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in the Central Drakensberg.
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Kambule Peak

Kambule Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kambule peak is located in the Giants Castle area near Jarateng Pass.  Image from left to right, Katana, Carbineer Point, Kambule and Mount Durnford.
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Katana

Katana

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Katana peak is located in the Giants Castle area. It is considered a complicated climb especially when there is snow. Image description: Looking North after the Long Wall towards Katana in front and the Thumb in the distance. A relatively easy three-hour hike from here to Langalibalele Pass after summiting Mount Durnf ...
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Lithobolong Peak (Shepherd Ridge)

Lithobolong Peak (Shepherd Ridge)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lithobolong Peak is the seventh-highest mountain in South Africa, it is located in Injisuthi near Red Wall Peak.
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Long Wall

Long Wall

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Long Wall is the fifth highest peak in South Africa. It is a long wall of rock north of Giant’s Castle.
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Mafadi/Ntheledi

Mafadi/Ntheledi

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mafadi/Ntheledi peak is the highest peak in South Africa,The name Mafadi (meaning the Mother of Fadi). The original Sotho name Ntheledi (meaning "Makes me slip", refers to the nearby stream) it is considered by some to be a more relevant and the correct name.
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Category Injisuthi
Mhlwazini Peak

Mhlwazini Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mhlwazini Peak is located in the Monks Cowl area. Ship's Prow Pass is the closet pass.
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Monk's Cowl

Monk's Cowl

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Monks Cowl, taking its name from the peak sandwiched between the towering Champagne Castle and Cathkin mountains, is part of the 260 000 ha Maloti-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site and is the access point to the Mlambonja and Mdedelo Wilderness Area.
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Category Monks Cowl
Mount Durnford

Mount Durnford

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mount Durnford is in the Giants Castle area.
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Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mount Lebanon Peak can be viewed from the Highmoor Campsite. The peak is 2 153 m high. From Mount Lebanon the views are almost 360 degrees and looking back you will see the Highmoor Campsite behind you (South West).
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Category Highmoor
Nkosazana Peak

Nkosazana Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nkosazana Peak is in the Monks Cowl area.
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Old Man

Old Man

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Old Man is in the Injisuthi area.
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Old Woman Grinding Corn

Old Woman Grinding Corn

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Old Woman Grinding Corn is in the Injisuthi Cowl area.
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Popple Peak

Popple Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Popple Peak is in the Injisuthi area. The peak is named after John Poppleton.
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Potterhill

Potterhill

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Potterhill is in the Giants Castle area.
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Red Wall Peak

Red Wall Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Red Wall Peak is in the Injisuthi area.
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Sanqebethu

Sanqebethu

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sanqebethu is in the Giants Castle area.
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Ship's Prow Peak

Ship's Prow Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ship's Prow Peak is in the Monks Cowl area.
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Sombrero

Sombrero

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sombrero is on the Monks Cowl area.
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Spur The Mollar

Spur The Mollar

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spur The Mollar is in the Monks Cowl area.
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Starboard

Starboard

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Starboard is in the Monks Cowl area.
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Sterkhorn (Mount Memory)

Sterkhorn (Mount Memory)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

 Sterkhorn (Mount Memory) is in the Monks Cowl area. At the top you will find the M.O.T.H memory cross. For very fit and experienced hikers / trail runners Sterkhorn can be reached on a day hike.
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The Ape

The Ape

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Ape is in the Injisuthi area.
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The Corner

The Corner

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Corner is in the Injisuthi area.
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The Judge

The Judge

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Judge is in the Injisuthi Reserve area.
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The Molar

The Molar

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Molar is in the Injisuthi area.
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Thumb Spur

Thumb Spur

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Thumb Spur is in the Giants Castle area.
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