Apr 09 2020
Expedition Africa Lesotho 2020
Length/Duration: 550.0 km
Location: Lesotho Kingdom in the Sky
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
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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