2009 Water for Africa Mnweni Marathon
Saturday, 16 May was host to the 2009 Water for Africa Mnweni Marathon in the Northern Drakensberg. The circular 38Km route begins at the Mnweni Cultural Centre, follows the Mnweni river upstream, then climbs steeply to the Lesotho summit via the Mnweni Pass to the "Source of the Orange".
Anniversary of Angus-Leppan route on Sentinel
It has been 50 years since Peter and Pam Angus-Leppan opened up their now legendary route on the north face of the Sentinel. A group of climbers ascended the route on 22 March 2009 in traditional climbing gear used in that era, to commemorate the ascent.
- Written by Elephants in Main Street International Operations Team
- Parent Category: Drakensberg
- Category: Hiking
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Project Namahadi was a team building excercise conducted in an area of the Drakensberg that sees relatively few hikers. The following is a journal of that trip, which provides some useful insights and information for others that may want go there too.
Crossing the Dragon's Back in Record Time
A personal account of the Grand Traverse Record event of 17-20 December 2008 in which the ten year old record was finally beaten in a new time of 3 days, 9 hours and 52 minutes.
Hiking Article Count: 19
Climbing Article Count: 6
Peaks Article Count: 8
Passes Article Count: 39
Caves Article Count: 4
Grand Traverse Article Count: 8
Environment Article Count: 8
Security Article Count: 15
General Article Count: 21
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