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Thabana Ntlenyana Peak Trail Run FKT Drakensberg Trail Running
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Champagne Castle Peak Trail Run FKT Drakensberg Trail Running
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Mont-Aux-Sources Peak Trail Run FKT (from Sentinal Car Park) Drakensberg Trail Running
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Drakensberg Grand Traverse FKT

Fastest Known Times (KFT):

1. Ryan Sandes & Ryno Griesel - 41:49.00 (team record)
2. Andrew Porter - 45:08.00 (solo record)
3. Ryno Griesel & Cobus van Zyl - 60:29.00
4. Ryno Griesel & Linda Doke - 63:33.00 (mixed team record)
5. Graham Bird, Hanno Smit, Grant Ross & Robyn Kime - 78:58.00
6. Andrew Hagen & Stijn Laenen - 81:53.00
7. Luc Steens & Gideon Zadoks - 81:55.00
8. Stefan Wahl & Simon Marincovitz - 91:55.00
9. Brendon Ferrar - 92:15.00
10. Gavin Raubenheimer & Lawrie Raubenheimer - 105:39.00
11. Jonathan Newman & Andrew Porter - 107:51.00
12. Anne-Mummie Kirschenman & Kaj Derks - 109:08.00
13. Christine Harris & Carlos Gonzales (mixed team) - 110:57.00
14. Robyn Kime & Mike Owen - 118:46.00

grand traverse

The Drakensberg Grand Traverse (DGT) has no set route and is largely off trail. Most people will cover in the vicinity of 210 kilometers and climb more than 9,000 meters. The DGT is seen as a backpacking destination for the very fit and experienced.

The basic rules are that have to pass through eight checkpoints:

  • Climb the chain ladders at Sentinel Peak
  • Summit Mont-aux-Sources
  • Summit Cleft Peak
  • Summit Champagne Castle
  • Summit Mafadi
  • Summit Giants Castle
  • Summit Thabana Ntlenyana
  • Descend Thamathu Pass


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Min Elevation
1754 m
Total Distance
208.24 km
Max Elevation
3473 m
Total Time
2d 17h 49m 00s
Total Elevation Gain
8951 m
Way Points
0
Total Elevation Loss
9741 m
Track Points
2280
Max Speed
14.76 km/hr
Route Points
0
Average Speed
4.98 km/hr
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