The First Ascent Challenge has been awesome so far with 68 runners that have signed up. 

See below where you rank on the leaderboard. If you do not have a time or are not on the leaderboard please contact us for instructions on 067 705 4591

We will share the number of Tonnelbos attempts after the draw. Please remember to come write your name and number of attempts on the board in the MountCo shop after the challenge has ended. You have time until 7 Nov to get your name on the board. The lucky draw winners will be announced on Friday 10 November. 

Let's continue to build on our fitness and health. To get you even more motivated our sponsor, First Ascent has given us additional prizes. 
You stand a better chance of winning some great lucky draw prizes! 

Prizes include: 

  • 2 x First Ascent X-Trail Vests 
  • 2 x First Ascent X-Trail Waterproof Jackets
  • 2 x First Ascent Ibex II Hiking Poles
  • 2 x First Ascent Spark Backpacks
  • 4 x First Ascent Yak sak (Lucky draws)
  • 4 x First Ascent X-trail running bucket hats (Lucky draws)
  • 4 x MountCo R250 vouchers

Please remember to:

  • Sign up for the MountCo newsletter
  • Follow MountCo and First Ascent on Instagram
  • Upload your runs to Strava
  • Tag @TheMountainCommunity and @firstascentsa on social media
  • Come write your total number of Tonnelbos ascents on the board in the MountCo shop before 7 November


Tonnelbos climb:

Tonnelbos downhill:

Additional prizes/ Incentives:
  • Best Trail selfie with visible First Ascent gear. Photo must be posted on social media with MountCo and First Ascent tagged
  • Most MountCo First Ascent Tonnelbos climbs 
  • Fastest Ascent
  • Fastest Descent

*An alternative route up to 'The Cross' will also count towards the number of ascents if trail conditions are not favorable for Tonnelbos Climb. This might be a nice change of scenery for those that have done the Tonnelbos Climb a few times already. Please choose this option in very muddy and wet conditions.

See you out on the trails, the mountains, or the road! 

For more info contact:

MountCo: 067 705 4591