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.
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/Finish||At Sputnik, top of Outeniqua pass.|
|Distance||± 45 km|
|Elevation Gain||± 3000 m|
|Perceived Exertion||Very hard|
|GPX Map||Download GPX file for self-navigation on your GPS device or smart phone.|
|Trail Running||± 5 h — 14 h|
FACILITIES AT THE START