Golden Gate Challenge - Day 3

 1 vote
Building Map
Loading Map Data
Map Settings
Featured Hike
Trail

10.9 Miles 17.6 Kilometers


70%

Singletrack

2,360' 719 m

Ascent

-2,360' -719 m

Descent

7,860' 2,396 m

High

6,296' 1,919 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

36%

Max Grade (20°)

Unknown

Update

Going up and down with a sunrise wedged in the middle.

Hanno Langenhoven

Overview

The concluding day of the three day Golden Gate Challenge. Day 3 features an easy start with a challenging climb to reach the ridge where the sunrise meets you in all its glory. From there it is an awesome panoramic run back home with a serious bump close to the end.
Features: Birding — Cave — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

Just love the sunrise. For every up theres a down

Its up and then down, and Im sure you wont find a bigger uphill and downhill on any race, but then again the views match the effort. Were taking you right to the top 2,438m!

Yep, its a big climb to the top, and then you can enjoy the gorgeous sunrise right on top of the mountain. Your breakfast water table will await you there so take some time, breathe easy and just love life.

As you make your way down the mountain, you can truly look forward to a well-deserved event trophy as you have just conquered one of the hardest trail runs in the country.

Contacts

Rate Featured Hike


   Clear

5.0 from 1 vote


Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#912

Overall
  5.0 from 1 vote
1 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
5 Star
100%
Rankings

#6

in South Africa

#912

Overall
2 Views Last Month
74 Since Mar 10, 2016
Difficult Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
100%
0%

Conditions



Getting forecast...

0 Comments

Hiking Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Hiking