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Lesotho Ultra Trail Ready To Go!

Lesotho Ultra Trail Ready To Go!

It’s a full house for LUT2014   The 2014 Lesotho Ultra Trail will see a full field of 180 runners toe the start line on Saturday 29th November as runners from all over the world sign up for the second edition of “Africa’s first Ultra SkyMarathon®”.

Lesotho Sky Mountain Biking: Entries are open for 2015

Lesotho Sky Mountain Biking: Entries are open for 2015

COVETED LESOTHO SKY 2015 ENTRIES ARE OPEN There has been much talk about the rather ominous yet extremely well reviewed Lesotho Sky recently. After its 4th successful event just a few weeks ago, entries to the event will open on 07 October 2014. Event director Darol Howes says: We are excited about opening entries again, it is exciting to see who comes back and which new names take up the challenge of coming and riding 6 awesome days in the…

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Things to see in Lesotho – Katse Dam

Things to see in Lesotho – Katse Dam

The Story Of Katse Dam   The Katse Dam, built high in the Maluti Mountains and named after a revered man who once lived at the site, is at the heart of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. This is the land of the “blanket people”, who ride their sturdy ponies, build picturesque houses and greet visitors with a dignified salute (Go Lesotho; 2014) .  All the major rivers of landlocked Lesotho are well-stocked with the finest trout, and with the exception of…

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Skyrunning hits southern Africa with the Lesotho Ultra Trail

Skyrunning hits southern Africa with the Lesotho Ultra Trail

A new ultra-distance race has hit southern Africa’s trail running calendar with the announcement of the Lesotho Ultra Trail, to take place in northern Lesotho on 30 November. Created by well-known KZN race organiser Andrew Booth, the 68km race will traverse mountainous, rocky trails combining steep ascents, descents, some contour running and loads of single track, will be hosted by Maliba Mountain Lodge, just one hour south from the Free State town of Clarens.

Donkeys, Drag and Double Tapers, Trout Trekking in Lesotho

Donkeys, Drag and Double Tapers, Trout Trekking in Lesotho

You could be mistaken for thinking that this articles title was stolen from one of Amsterdams infamous red light district theatre productions, but you would be sorely wrong. There is however one similarity when trekking the remote wilderness of Lesotho and the streets of Amsterdam, and that is the local’s choice in tobacco products.  This however is where the similarities end.  If the altitude in Lesotho was not enough to get you ‘high’ so to speak, then the world class…

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Maliba Bana Club

Maliba Bana Club

The Maliba Team is very excited to announce the opening of our Maliba Bana Club! ‘Bana’ meaning children in Sotho, is a club aimed at providing a fun filled day in the Maluti mountains for our children at Maliba. Our mascot, the rare and endangered Bearded vulture, symbolises the clubs love for the environment and protection of species for our children.

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