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Get in touch with Hylton and Sunelle today to request a quote for accommodation, wedding, or training at Alpine Swift Trails in the spectacular Southern Drakensberg mountains.

Welcome to paradise

Alpine Swift Trails is a high altitude training facility for sportspeople, situated on the beautiful Grace Hill Farm, just outside Rhodes Village in the Southern Drakensberg, very close to Lesotho. Two of the highest mountain passes in South Africa, the Naude’s Neck Pass and the Carlisleshoek Pass are both on our doorstep. Altitudes reach up to 3,001m above sea level.

About Alpine Swift Trails mountain sunset view from Stairs
With the right conditions, sunsets at Alpine Swift Trails are unforgettably beautiful.

For athletes

Alpine Swift Trails caters for all athletes – especially runners (road, trail, and mountain) and mountain bikers. We offer a package that includes physio, Pilates, coaching, gym, nutrition, and accommodation, which all combine to help you become the complete athlete that you want to be. Practice your river crossings in the sparkling Bell River.

Alpine Swift Trails autumn scenery forestFor getaways

Alpine Swift Trails is an ideal getaway for anyone wanting to escape it all. Experience the beauty of the Rhodes area in the Southern Berg and stay in one of our accommodation units. You’ll have full access to our facilities and activities on the working farm.

Who we are

Alpine Swift Trails was founded by Hylton and Sunelle Dunn in 2013, both keen athletes.

About page. Contact Sunelle or Hylton Dunn to discover the magic of the various options at Alpine Swift Trails in the Southern Drakensberg.
Contact Sunelle or Hylton Dunn to discover the magic of the various options at Alpine Swift Trails in the Southern Drakensberg.

They met in interesting circumstances, detailed in Hylton’s interview with TRAIL magazine South Africa. Hylton appeared on the cover of TRAIL issue 31.

Here’s his story of healing through counselling and faith. We hope you are inspired by his journey from the grips of heroin addiction to a race-winning adventure athlete!

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