Travel guide to the top of Moltkeblick

Moltkeblick is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.462m (8,077ft) above the sea level, located in Khomas region, in the central part of Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.


Set high in the country’s central highlands, the road to the summit, also known as Mount Auas, is totally unpaved. A 4x4 vehicle is required. It’s the highest mountain in the Khomas region.
The road follows a dry riverbed. The summit is crowned with communication towers. The road to the summit is very steep, hitting a 23% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Starting at Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, the ascent is 17 km (10,56 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 854 meters. The average gradient is 5.02%.
Pic: Sergio De Uña