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Santa Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.068m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 

Pitseng Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.900m above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. It is quite OK to drive it in a normal car in clear, dry weather.

 

Allemansnek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.847m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. This pass is straightforward with no sharp curves or steep gradients.

 

De Jagersnek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.870m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The road is suitable for all vehicles, except in heavy rain or snow when 4WD would be much safer.

 

Greylings Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.953m above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, in South Africa. In snow or very wet weather, it’s recommended a 4WD vehicle to drive this pass. In fair weather it is suitable for all vehicles.

 

Vlaknek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.853m above the sea level, located in the Free State, in South Africa. The road has moderate gradients and no corners.

 

Jaap se Hoogte is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.888m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, in South Africa.

 

Smuts Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.916m above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

 

Masjiennek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.090m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 

Ouberg Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.014m above the sea level, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

 

Jantjieshoek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.001m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Think carefully before driving this pass, especially if poor weather is threatening and you are not in a 4WD vehicle.

 

Sak se Pad Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.942m above the sea level, located in KwaZulu-Natal, in South Africa. The road to the pass is not for sissies. This route should not be attempted by inexperienced off-road drivers or in a single vehicle.

 

Vanrooyshoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.023m above the sea level, located in the Free State, South Africa.

 

Mokobulaan Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.921m above the sea level, located in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

 

Benjaminshoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.950m above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

 

Keays Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.959m above the sea level, located in KwaZulu-Natal, in South Africa. This one is not for the faint-hearted. It is a very rough 4x4 track.

 

Kastrolnek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.031m above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

 

Hattingshoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.965m above the sea level, located in KwaZulu-Natal, in South Africa.

 

Majubanek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.848m above the sea level, located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. There are some very steep sections at 1:5.

 

Draaihoek se Hoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.949m above the sea level, located in the Free State province of South Africa.




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