Ascent of Namahadi Peak on 2018-08-04

Climber: Tobias Coetzee

Date:Saturday, August 4, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Namahadi Peak
    Location:Lesotho/South Africa
    Elevation:10741 ft / 3273 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed from Sentinel Car Park, up the Gully (Chain ladders are under construction) and relatively straight to Namahadi Peak. Strong wind and sleet made the climb pretty tough. Went over one saddle and followed the river the rest of the way. Luckily we encountered no smugglers.
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View of the highest point from about 80m away (2018-08-04). Photo by Tobias Coetzee.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3986 ft / 1214 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16.2 mi / 26 km
    Route:The Gully
    Trailhead:Sentinel Car Park  6755 ft / 2058 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Wind, rain, sleet
Ascent Statistics
    Time:0 Days 5 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:0 Days 4 Hours 38 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Tobias Coetzee
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Other Photos

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Namahadi Peak (2018-08-04). Photo by Tobias Coetzee.
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