Lakes Cave Hike

lakescave1The sunrise from Lakes Cave is brilliant and the colours of a sunrise on the berg mountains are brilliant.

This 12km hike from Cobham will take 4 to 5 hours, the hikes starts off pretty flat  and get steeper after 6km's, the last 2km's after Nutcracker Cave being the steepest.  The total elevation gain is 497m.

Area
Location (Degrees)
29°39'47.7"S 29°18'53.5"E
Location (Decimal)
-29.663250, 29.314850
Cave Name
Max Number in Cave
6
Type of Hike
Day Hike, Overnight
Hike Grade
Hike Distance (Km's to destination)
12.0
Total Hike Distance (Km's)
24.0
Hike Duration (to destination)
5.0
Hike Duration (return)
4.0
Total Hike Duration (Hrs)
9.0
Explore
Bushman Paintings, Caves, Huts, Landmarks, Waterfalls or Pools, Vistas
Altitude
2,126
Directions

Lakes Cave -> Nutcracker Cave (2.3km) -> C53 Shelter (4.8km) -> Monster Rocks (6.1km) -> Boundry Rock (7.7km) -> Cobham (12km)

Tracks

GPX track map


Elevation (altitude) diagram of the track



Track length and Trackpoint information

Information Calculated value
Overall distance (metric) 12 km
Overall distance (imperial) 7.5 miles

Elevation / altitude data (metric)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 503 m
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 1618 m
Maximum altitude (highest point) 2121 m
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 497 m
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 26 m

Elevation / altitude data (imperial)

Information Calculated value
Altitude range (highest-lowest point) 1650 ft
Minimum altitude (lowest point) 5308 ft
Maximum altitude (highest point) 6959 ft
Uphill (addition of positive altitude changes) 1631 ft
Downhill (addition of negative altitude changes) 85 ft