Ascent of Namahadi Peak on 2018-08-04
|Date:||Saturday, August 4, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Location:||Lesotho/South Africa|
| Elevation:||10741 ft / 3273 m|
Ascent Trip ReportClimbed 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.
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
| Time:||0 Days 5 Hours 0 Minutes|
| 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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