Bannerman Hut Hike

bannerman2A 10 km hike, mostly uphill to the best overnight hut in the Drakensberg. The hike starts at the day picnic spot at Giants Castle. A short downhill and then a mostly gentle climb for about 4km's.

The last 5km's are along the contours to the Hut, enjoy the views on the way. The sunrise that awaits you from the hut in the morning is spectacular.

 
 
Location (Degrees)
S29 15.198 E29 25.188
Location (Decimal)
-29.253300, 29.419800
Type of Hike
Day Hike, Overnight
Hike Grade
Hike Distance (Km's to destination)
10.0
Total Hike Distance (Km's)
20.0
Hike Duration (to destination)
4.0
Hike Duration (return)
3.5
Total Hike Duration (Hrs)
7.5
Explore
Huts
Altitude
2,265
Tracks

GPX track map


Elevation (altitude) diagram of the track



Track length and Trackpoint information

Information Calculated value
Overall distance (metric) 10 km
Overall distance (imperial) 6.2 miles

Elevation / altitude data (metric)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 572 m
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 1691 m
Maximum altitude (highest point) 2263 m
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 608 m
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 109 m

Elevation / altitude data (imperial)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 1877 ft
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 5548 ft
Maximum altitude (highest point) 7425 ft
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 1995 ft
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 358 ft