Alpine Swift Blog

Alpine Swift Trails is a high altitude training facility for sportspeople, that is situated on a the beautiful Grace-Hill Farm, just outside Rhodes Village in the Southern Drakensberg.

Heaven & Hell 2017 – Results

Race Results 42km: 1 – Hylton Dunn – 9hr09min 2 – Nic Wiltshire – DNF (7hr28min for 21km) 3 – Andre Kleynhans – DNF (7hr28min for 21km) 21km: 1 – Travers Pellew – 4hr28min 2 – Sydney Speelman….

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Coaching

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Mountain Biking

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Running

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Coaching

Coaching At Alpine Swift Trails we encourage the coaches of sportspeople or sports teams to accompany their athletes to the high altitude training facility and oversee their training. Hylton will be here to coach and advise any athlete where necessary according to...

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking At Alpine Swift Trails, you don't need to go very far to get a great workout on your mountain bike. Alpine Swift Trails is situated just 4 km from Rhodes Village on the district road that leads to Maclear via the renowned Naude's Nek Pass. There are...

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Running

Running At Alpine Swift Trails, you will be able to train in clean and pristine environment. Situated in the Southern Drakensberg, Hylton will help you to chose your route and your altitude ranging from 1820m to 3001m above sea level. There are plenty gravel roads,...

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Heaven & Hell 2017 – Results

Race Results 42km: 1 – Hylton Dunn – 9hr09min 2 – Nic Wiltshire – DNF (7hr28min for 21km) 3 – Andre Kleynhans – DNF (7hr28min for 21km) 21km: 1 – Travers Pellew – 4hr28min 2 – Sydney Speelman….

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Heaven & Hell 2016 – Results

Race Results Event Name Total Time 1 lap race Dawn Green 3hr41min 1 lap race Jake Green 3hr41min 2 lap race Sydney Speelman 3hr43min 2 lap race Xolile Madi 3hr43min 2 lap race Byron Duke 3hr51min 2 lap race Lyndon...

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About Hylton

Alpine Swift Trails was founded by Hylton & Sunelle Dunn in 2013, both whom are keen athletes and sportspersons. Hylton is a recovered heroin and crack-cocaine addict. He was admitted to Noupoort Christian Care Centre in 2001 where he...

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About Alpine Swift

Alpine Swift Trails is a high altitude training facility for sportspeople, that is situated on a the beautiful Grace-Hill Farm, just outside Rhodes Village in the Southern Drakensberg, very close to Lesotho. Two of the highest mountain...

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Training Facility

Facilities & Accommodation Alpine Swift Trails accommodates 24 people. Quattro rooms 1-4 have 2 bunker beds each, communal lounge with a fire place, kitchen and dining area. They have seperate bathrooms with showers....

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Amanzi Empilo

Amanzi Empilo This newly built river stone bungalow accommodates four people and is situated in the Bell river valley and surrounded by the Southern Drakensberg mountains. This open plan unit has a double bed and a...

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Swallows Nest

Swallows Nest is a self catering chalet that sleeps 2 people. It is situated on the Naudes Neck pass road just 4km outside the historic village of Rhodes.The open plan unit is...

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Training Facility

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Swallows Nest

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