Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge (from Royal Natal)
- Fastest Known Times (KFT):
1. Eric Ngubane - 4:22.19
2. Linda Zondi - 4:31.30
3. Perfect Dlamini - 4:34.53
4. Quintin Honey - 4:42.26
5. Kwenza Ngubane - 4:42.59
6. Andrea Biffi - 4:43.29
1. Holly Page - 4:59.07
2. Kerry-Ann Marshall - 5:17.17
3. Ann Ashworth - 5:26.03
4. Tracy Zunck - 5:48.36
5. Carine Gagiano - 5:50.06
6. Isla Stil - 5:55.09
Your route will take you through the Mahai Valley and up towards the escarpment where you will have to tackle the chain ladders and then scramble down the Gully. This race is a spectacular adventure, and worth every ache you will suffer afterwards!
The route follows a hiking path up the Mahai Valley, past the Mahai Falls, to Witsieshoek Mountain Resort – a climb of some 700m over a distance of 9km – and the first of four refreshment points. From here to the Sentinel Car Park, a distance of 9km, it’s very rough undulating dirt road resulting in a further climb of some 300m, with fantastic views all around on a clear day. Water must be carried from the Sentinel Car Park to the top and back. Assume that the Tugela River is not flowing well enough to provide water on the summit.
A concrete path is followed for a short distance, ending at the start of a zigzag hiking path past the Witches, the Sentinel, Western Buttress and Sentinel Caves to the chain ladders, a further climb of 450m and then
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