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Created: Date Monday, 24 November 2014 18:59
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GPS track and waypoints for the route of the Grand Traverse Record Race. Many variations in the route exist between the mandatory checkpoints.

Created: Date Wednesday, 09 October 2013 11:05
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Five things to know before attempting the Drakensberg Grand Traverse - an article by Sean Frankel published in Go Magazine, February 2013.

Created: Date Thursday, 13 June 2013 13:23
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A personal account of the Drakensberg traverse by the two of us in March/April 2013. A great first experience of the Drakensberg!

Created: Date Thursday, 06 August 2009 03:34
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A personal account of two individuals who completed the Grand Traverse, which was published in the December 2006 edition of GoMag. May be a useful read for people preparing for their own Grand Traverse.

Broken link fixed 6 January 2012.

Created: Date Thursday, 06 August 2009 22:08
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A detailed document from a group that completed the Grand Traverse from 13-24 April 2009. Contains helpful details on preparation, food menu, gear, logistics, team dynamics etc. A helpful read for those preparing for their own traverse.

Created: Date Monday, 28 February 2011 10:59
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The required checkpoints for Grand Traverse speed record attempts:

Starting from Sentinel Car Park, up the Chain Ladders, Mt Aux Sources, Cleft Peak, Champagne Castle, Mafadi, Giant's Castle, Thabana Ntlenyana, and descending via Thamathu Pass to finish at the Bushman's Neck Border Post.

The rest is up to you!

Created: Date Tuesday, 23 September 2008 18:07
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GPS track log of the Drakensberg Grand Traverse, following the escarpment edge, with a deviation to Thabana Ntlenyana. This is not a definitive route, since there can be countless variations, but rather an indication of what can be done. The data has been edited and filtered to serve as a rough guide for those planning any sort of escarpment traverse, and is not intended to be an accurate reflection of the presence trails or an absolute route to follow. The use of this data with a GPS does not guarantee safety on the escarpment nor does it replace the need for good navigation skills. It should be used in conjunction with the other files available for download.

Last updated: 10 September 2014

Created: Date Monday, 28 July 2008 00:36
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Profile of the Drakensberg Grand Traverse featuring a plot of altitude against distance