2022 Route & GPS co-ordinates

Last update: Oct 2021

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Route is not yet confirmed

 

2022 X-Berg Challenge Extreme
4-day race, 04 - 09 October 2022

  • All athletes needs to attend:
    Registration 17h00-18h00 on Tuesday, 04 Oct 2022
    Race briefing 18h00-19h00 on Tuesday, 04 Oct 2022
    Briefing dinner 19h00 pm on Tuesday, 04 Oct 2022 (complimentary for athletes, all support crew to pre-book)Prize giving dinner 16h30 pm on Saturday, 08 Oct 2022 (complimentary for athletes, all support crew to pre-book) – Drakensberg Brewery
    Breakfast on Sunday 09 Oct 2022 is optional and for own account – restaurant name TBA

    Race start 07h00 am on Wednesday, 05 Oct 2022
    Race finish 16h30 pm on Saturday, 08 Oct 2022

    • Straight line distance from Turn Point to Turn Point = 142 km (this is as the crow flies)
    • If Trail Running you can expect to cover between 150 km (this depends on your route finding)
    • If Mountain Biking you can expect to cover 345 km  (this depends on your route finding)
    • Elevation gains 8,000 m Mountain Biking and 7,000 m Trail Running

    Start: El Mirador Airfield, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, GPS: S28° 59.372' - E29° 28.496’

    TP 1: Point above Drakensberg Sun Hotel, Radius 2.0km - GPS: S29 1.200 - E29 22.960

    TP 2: Point at bottom of Organ Pipes, Radius 3km - GPS: S29 0.596 - E29 11.323

    TP 3: Point near Mnweni cutback, Radius 14.3km GPS: S28 57.105 - E28 57.818

    TP 4: Point near entrance to Mnweni Valley, Radius 5km - GPS: S28 52.479 - E29 11.397

    TP 5: Radius point up uMlabonja Valley Cathedral, Radius 3.1km  - GPS: S28 56.554 - E29 09.646

    TP 6: Point near entrance to Valley of the Pools, Cathedral Valley, Radius 1.0km - GPS: S28 57.206 - E29 18.046

    TP 7: Point between Jacobs Ladder and Arthur Seat, Radius 1km - GPS: S28 57.291 - E29 21.221

    TP 8: Point behind Monks Cowl, Radius 1.5km - GPS: S29 3.535 - E29 23.104

    TP 9: Point near Injisuthi Camp, Radius 4km - GPS: S29 7.470 - E29 23.929

    TP 10: Point near Ardmore, Radius 3km - GPS: S29 1.998 - E29 30.455

    Finish: El Mirador Airfield, Drakensberg Brewery at the airfield, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, GPS: S28° 59.372' - E29° 28.496’ - by crossing the finish line

For GPX/GPS tracks and suggested routes contact us: info@BHandE.com

2022 X-Berg Challenge Mini
2-day race, 06 - 09 Oct 2022

  • All athletes needs to attend:
    Registration 17h00-18h00 on Thursday, 06 Oct 2022
    Race briefing 18h00-19h00 on Thursday, 06 Oct 2022
    Briefing dinner 19h00 pm on Thursday, 06 Oct 2022 (complimentary for athletes, all support crew to pre-book)

    Prize giving dinner 16h30 pm on Saturday, 08 Oct 2022 (complimentary for athletes, all support crew to pre-book) – Drakensberg Brewery
    Breakfast on Sunday 08 Oct 2022 is optional and for own account – restaurant name TBA

    Race starts 07h00 am on Friday, 07 Oct 2022
    Race finish 16h30 pm on Saturday, 08 Oct 2022

    • Straight line distance from Turn Point to Turn Point = 66 km (this is as the crow flies)
    • If Trail Running you can expect to cover between 75 km (this depends on your route finding)
    • If Mountain Biking you can expect to cover 190 km (this depends on your route finding)
    • Elevation gains 4,500 m Mountain Biking and 3,200 m Trail Running

    Start: El Mirador Airfield, Drakensberg Brewery at the airfield, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, GPS: S28° 59.372' - E29° 28.496’

    TP A (TP 1): Point above Drakensberg Sun Hotel, Radius 2.0km - GPS: S29 1.200 - E29 22.960

    TP B (TP 6): Point near entrance to Valley of the Pools, Cathedral Valley, Radius 1.0km - GPS: S28 57.206 - E29 18.046

    TP C (TP 7): Point between Jacobs Ladder and Arthur Seat, Radius 1km - GPS: S28 57.291 - E29 21.221

    TP D (TP 8): Point behind Monks Cowl, Radius 1.5km - GPS: S29 3.535 - E29 23.104

    TP E (TP 9): Point near Injisuthi Camp, Radius 4km - GPS: S29 7.470  - E29 23.929

    TP F (TP 10): Point near Ardmore, Radius 3km - GPS: S29 1.998 - E29 30.455

    Finish: El Mirador Airfield, Drakensberg Brewery at the airfield, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, GPS: S28° 59.372' E29° 28.496’ - by crossing the finish line

For GPX/GPS tracks and suggested routes contact us: info@BHandE.com

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