MTB/Canoe Duathlon that can be done in a 2-man team or solo format. There are four transition points.
Date: Saturday 21 December 2013
Venue: Wilderness Lagoon, Wilderness
(Lat: 33 59’34.98″S / Long: 22 34’53.25’E)
The event will start with the paddle from the Touw River mouth to Island Lake.
This section is going to be awesome with at least one tough climb although you will be rewarded with lots of off road riding.
This paddle section will be a similar length to the first section and will require you to paddle across Swartvlei to a buoy and then up the Karatara River.
Takes you towards Karatara remains which then links up with the old George – Knysna road and ends with a long down hill down Phantom Pass. In between, is the not to be underestimated Homtini Pass.
This is the last paddle and will take the average paddler about 70 minutes to complete.
Start, finish and cut-off times?
- Start: 7am.
- Finish: 4pm at Thesen Island, Knysna (Lat: 34 2’58.42″S / Long: 23 2’52.69’E).
- Mid-race Cut-off: 12pm at Baywater Village.
PS: Get a feel for this wonderful event by viewing these photos of 2012’s X Lake Summer.