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Groot Zuikerboschkop Pass

Groot Zuikerboschkop Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.102m (6,896ft) above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The road is not suitable for vehicles with low clearance and even 4x4's will have issues here in wet weather.

Majubanek Pass

Majubanek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.848m (6,0625ft) above the sea level, located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. There are some very steep sections at 1:5.

Vlaknek Pass

Vlaknek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.853m (6,079ft) above the sea level, located in the Free State, in South Africa. The road has moderate gradients and no corners.

Ferndale Scenic Circle 4x4 Route

Ferndale Scenic Circle 4x4 Route is a 18.7km loop located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Vehicles need good ground clearance. The trail goes through some of the highest peaks in the Henderson Heights range.

Ouberg Pass

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.

De Jagersnek Pass

De Jagersnek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.870m (6,135ft) 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.

Allemansnek Pass

Allemansnek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.847m (6,059ft) above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. This pass is straightforward with no sharp curves or steep gradients.

Benjaminshoogte Pass

Benjaminshoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.950m (6,397ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Smuts Pass

Smuts Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.916m (6,286ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Masjiennek Pass

Masjiennek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.090m (6,856ft) above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Kastrolnek Pass

Kastrolnek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.031m (6,663ft) above the sea level, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Sak se Pad Pass

Sak se Pad Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.942m (6,371ft) 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

Vanrooyshoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.023m (6,637ft) above the sea level, located in the Free State, South Africa.

Pitseng Pass

Pitseng Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.900m (6,233ft) 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.

Uitkyk Pass

The Uitkyk Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.021m (3,349ft) above the sea level, located in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Jantjieshoek Pass

Jantjieshoek Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.001m (6,564ft) 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.




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