How To Travel The Lebelonyana Pass

Lebelonyana Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.463m (8,080ft) above the sea level, located in Quthing district of Lesotho.

Lebelonyana Pass

The curvy road to the summit is totally paved (in bad conditions) and pretty narrow and steep, hitting gradients of 1:6 through some of the ramps. It’s called A4 Road. It’s a long, gradual and steep climb on the western side and the eastern side is shorter with some up and downs.

The pass road is 42.0 km (26.09 miles) long, running west-east from Mount Moorosi to Mphaki. Access to the pass is typically open all year round, with the occasional closure in winters due to dangerous weather conditions. You can expect snow and ice on this pass on a regular basis.
North of the pass, a minor gravel road climbs up to a communication tower, at an elevation of 2.520m (8,267ft) above the sea level. 4x4 vehicles with high clearance only.