Platteklip Gorge to Nursery Ravine Trail Run

Our trail grading: BROWN 8C
Distance: 11.91 km
Extremeness: Tough uphill and tough downhill
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Joggers: Chienne Wolmarans, Francois du Toitt, Gary Byrne, Ryan Tracey, Thaine Sasman

Today we did an epic extreme jog! We started the run with a 1km warm-up, before hitting the Platteklip Gorge trail. At the top the lazy guys headed towards the cable car for a boring way down, while Thaine and I headed through Echo Valley towards the reservoirs. After lifting our sugar levels by eating quite a few brambles, we descended down Nursery Ravine's stairs. Our run finished at Kirstenbosch's gate - after completely getting lost inside Kirstenbosch.

The start of Platteklip Gorge
The view half way up Platteklip
Spot the fat Dassie
Waiting at the top
Planning the route to our exit - Nursery Ravine

Thaine doing some push-ups
Echo Valley
Yes, I was also on the extreme jog
Looking down at the Hely-hutchinson & Woodhead Reservoirs

Shadows on the trail
More wild life
Thaine attempting something

The start of Nursery Ravine

Finally, night life in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

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