Ouberg Pass

Driving the wild road to Ouberg Pass

Ouberg Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.014m (3,326ft) above the sea level, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

The road to the summit is unpaved. The surface on this gravel road is often loose, especially along the sides of the road. The gradient is fairly steep at 1:14 and a speed limit of 60 kph is appropriate. It drops almost 500 meters in altitude over 7,8 kilometers. Starting at Montagu, the ascent is 22.9 km long. It’s suitable for all vehicles. There are another 2 mountain passes with the same name in the country (in the Northern Cape and Eastern Cape).


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