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[Event] Rocky Mountain Fest

Armand du Toit

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Event Name: Rocky Mountain Fest
When: 21 November 2014
Where: AfriSki Lesotho, Gauteng
Category: MTB

It's HERE!!!



One of the most exciting events of the year is around the corner!!!


The trails are open, the excitement is building and the experience will be next level!


Check this out!!


The date is set for the weekend 21-23 November, the Rocky Mountain Fest.

The weekend will incorporate the first event of the Afriski Altitude series, which is a series of MTB events to be held once a month where riders earn points and we crown an overall season winner in April.

The basic itinerary for now and could change due to adverse weather is as follows:


Entrance fee of R120 to the Rocky Fest will give you access on the ski lift with your MTB, joining of all the dedicated events for the whole weekend, DH, XCO, Marathon and Enduro!

This is included if you take one of the accommodation packages!





13:00 - Festival to kick off with all trails open and lift running for the DH guys.

-Normal summer activities will be on offer for those who don’t do MTB and will be on a pay as you go basis – abseiling, river swim, paintball, motorisedscooters.- — - Welcome dinner in SKY

-Night ride with Gluwein and star gazing above the rock garden. Routes are either the 5km or 9km XC trail.



- Early morning Challenge Outride to the escarpment. 16km one way, 32km total, but takes a quite a while, return trip would be more or less 3-4hrs.

- Afternoon skills training clinic

RockyMountain demo

Timed DH runs

- End the day with sundowners and a spit braai.



- Enduro race starting at the river and doing two to three of the DH tracks. 5-9km

- Time trial XCO lap race - 5–9km

- Depart for JHB


Attached a map overview of all the XCO and DH tracks available as a little teaser with a profile of the 9km XCO track, all above 3000m elevation with 330m ascending over 9km at that altitude you won’t know what hits your legs and lungs! Be warned!


Booking and paying for your accommodation is required beforehand with details below.

Entry to the Rocky Fest will be paid at Afriski reception upon arrival, if you take an accommodation package, your entry fee is included!


Riders packages: Per person sharing

Included: 2 x nights accommodation, Trail fees and 2 x meals per day – Lunch Sat + Sun and Dinner Fri + Sat.


Andorra - R1120, Tirol Lodge – R1 430, Chalets – R1520, Apartments – R1440 , Backpackers - R900




Attached is a rate sheet for accommodation at Afriski, please have a look and make your booking as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Contact Afriski Central Reservations on bookings@afriski.net to reserve your spot.


Let me know should you have any inquiries, and feel free to send this mail to anyone that will appreciate the awesomeness of #ultimatealtitude!










Armand du Toit


082 798 0954






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