FOUR DAYS OF ADVENTURE AWAITS!


From the dark damp fissures of the world-renowned Cango Caves, to the snow packed peaks of the mighty Swartberg mountain range, this is the Dryland Traverse and it is a race like no other. From an underground start to an eventual cresting of the highest mountain range in the Cape, there simply is no equal when it comes to a sense of achievement, setting and the overall spirit – the Dryland Traverse is a must for every adventure seeker.
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Mens Solo 1St Place

Mens Solo 1St Place

Michael Bester
06:36:28
Womens Solo 1st Place

Womens Solo 1st Place

Annalise Scholtz
07:24:38

Mens Team 1st Place

Mens Team 1st Place

Gershwill Jacobs & Ettiene Plaatjies – Oudtshoorn 1
06:10:43
Womens Team 1st Place

Womens Team 1st Place

Nicky Steel & Kate Warner – Jog Squad
09:06:24

Mixed Team 1st Place

Mixed Team 1st Place

Chris Walley & Danette Smith – Less Bunny More Gazelle
07:42:23
November 27, 2017
The leading men’s teams of the 2017 Dryland Traverse make their way through the obstacle course, which runs along the Hoeksrivier, on Stage 3. Photo by Oakpics.com.

2018 Dryland Traverse Entries Open

Entries to the trail running adventure, that is the 2018 Dryland Traverse, open on Thursday the 30th of November. The event, which will take place from the 1st to the […]
November 21, 2017
Carien Gagiano and Jeandre van Zyl celebrate a successful end to the 2017 Dryland Traverse. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Black Friday by Dryland Traverse

Enter the 2018 Dryland Traverse – which takes place from the 1st to the 4th of November next year – on Black Friday, between 12:00 & 14:00 CAT and you’ll […]
November 6, 2017
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Oudtshoorn Locals Dominate the Dryland Traverse Adventure Trail Run

The 2017 Dryland Traverse, the four day Adventure Trail Run staged in the Swartberg Mountains from the 2nd to the 5th of November, was dominated by the local trail runners […]
  • What an incredible event. Location stunning, trails awesome, catering delicious and organisation magnificent. I rate this event 10/10.
    Debbie Talmage Polack
  • This is arguably the race with one of the best vibes I have ever seen. Fantastic organisation and great sponsors.
    Sarel Esterhuizen
  • I didn't think it was possible, the best just got better! Thank you to the amazing team at Dryland for once again exceeding our expectations. What a weekend , amazing challenging routes , great food and to all the participants great "Gees" , you guys are the best I think many mountain bikers have become trail runners after this weekend. And how was that party on Saturday evening ....off the charts! The Kraal will be back!
    Lloyd Martindale
  • I have done many 3 day events (MTB, AR, Trail) and this is probably the one with the best atmosphere ever. I could not believe the party on Saturday night - I have never seen that before on a stage race. Fantastic. Also love the friendly care that the organisers take and attention to detail. Very special event. Well Done!
    Survey Participant number 22


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