The breathtaking road to Grossherzog Friedrich Berg
Grossherzog Friedrich Berg is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.309m (7,575ft) 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 Großherzog-Friedrich-Berg, is paved with concrete. The summit is crowned with communication towers.
Part of the Auas Mountains range, the road to the summit is very steep, hitting a 16% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Starting at the paved B1, the ascent is 4.9 km (3.04 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 453 meters. The average gradient is 9.24%.
Pic: Paul Kenul