Garden Castle to Rhino Peak (Thaba Ngcobo)

rhino2An difficult 10km hike which takes roughly 5 hours with a total uphill of 1 194m. An early start and the hike to the top and back can be done in a day, else take is easy and sleep in a cave or tent at the top overnight.

Area
Location (Degrees)
29°42'45.9"S 29°10'17.6"E
Location (Decimal)
-29.712761, 29.171550
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)
5.0
Hike Duration (return)
4.0
Total Hike Duration (Hrs)
9.0
Explore
Peaks
Altitude
3,051
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) 1189 m
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 1822 m
Maximum altitude (highest point) 3011 m
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 1194 m
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 29 m

Elevation / altitude data (imperial)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 3901 ft
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 5978 ft
Maximum altitude (highest point) 9879 ft
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 3917 ft
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 95 ft