Trail runners on George 6 peaks trail

George 6 Peaks

The George 6 Peaks FKT

This challenge entails summiting the following most prominent 6 peaks of the Outeniqua Mountain range in George. You have to tag all the 6 peaks in one day and move on foot between the various peaks from the start to the finish.

The 6 Peaks are

  • Vensterberg – 1287m
  • Losberg – 823m
  • Cradock Peak – 1578m
  • George Peak – 1337m
  • Tierkop – 778m
  • Groenkop – 635m

It’s on the bucket list for most hardcore trail runners who want to challenge themselves and is no easy  feat to accomplish. It is one of George FKT’s (Fastest Known Time) challenges.

For more info visit www.georgefkt.co.za or https://www.facebook.com/George6PeaksFKT

The weather can be unpredictable at an altitude of more than 800m, even with sunny forecasts, so please make sure you have all the necessary compulsory gear. An extra warm top or base layer is advisable.

Start Coordinates (DD)-33.882266, 22.399302 (Finish: -33.922072, 22.544335)
Start/FinishAt Sputnik, top of Outeniqua pass.
Distance± 45 km
Elevation Gain± 3000 m
Perceived ExertionVery hard
Trail SystemSputnik
SurfaceSingle track
Route MarkersNone
GPX MapDownload GPX file for self-navigation on your GPS device or smart phone.

ESTIMATED TIME

Trail Running± 5 h — 14 h

FACILITIES AT THE START

  • Parking

LAND OWNERS & MANAGERS

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