Ascent of Thabana Ntlenyana on 2013-03-31
|Others in Party:||Brandon Lingbeek|
|Date:||Sunday, March 31, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||10480 ft / 3194 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSet out at 6:45 from Sani Top Lodge Backpackers through thick mist. Had to take shoes off to cross Sani 'River'. While crossing the first small ridge heard and saw the shepherds releasing their flocks. We got to the crest of the first ridge near/at Matqaseti (10480 ft on my altimeter) at 8:51. Hiking partner not prepared for the cold/misty wind. Turned around there.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1097 ft / 334 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Stream Ford|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds|
Complete fog-20 ft visibility
| Gain on way in:||1097 ft / 334 m|
| Start Trailhead:||9383 ft / 2859 m|
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