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Apr 09 2020

Expedition Africa Lesotho 2020

  • Lesotho (LSO)
  • Off-Road Running
  • Off-Road Cycling
  • Paddling
  • Navigation
  • Other Disciplines
  • Team
  • Multi Day Event

Length: 550 km
Location: Lesotho Kingdom in the Sky
Website: www.kinetic-events.co.za

DISTANCE AND ROUTE

The expedition will cover approximately 500 km. Winning team 72 hours (sleep excluded), last team six days.

Mountain biking 54 % = 270 km (approx)

Trekking 36% = 180 km (approx)

Kayaking 10% = 50 km (approx)

More accurate distances of individual legs will be released at registration and at Expedition briefing.

All teams will be able to finish before Saturday night awards ceremony

 

DISCIPLINES

Horse riding - teams will be provided with 4 Lesotho horses / ponies with a guide.

Mountain biking – teams should be prepared for a range of riding including single track, steep hills, gravel roads and sealed roads.

Trekking – will involve traveling by foot through rugged and diverse terrain. 

Kayaking - each team will receive a 2 double Fluid kayaks http://www.fluidkayaks.com/project/synergy-recreational-kayak/

Orienteering – orienteering is an extremely important part of the race. The course is not marked and teams are required to navigate using maps. 

Rope work - abseil.

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