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The top 100 highest passes in South Africa: (in meters above sea level)

We have hyperlinked the Top 10 for your 'one click' convenience

  01   Ben MacDhui Pass EC     3001
  02   Sani Pass KZN     2876
  03   TTT EC      2720
  04   Naudes Nek EC   2590
  05   Volunteershoek EC     2581
  06   Carlisleshoekspruit Pass EC   2563
  07   Ongeluks Nek EC   2541
  08   Witsieshoek Pass FS     2484
  09   Donkey Pass FS     2394
  10   Ramatselitso Pass EC   2298

 


 

11   Steenkampsberg Pass MPL   2254
12   Baster Voetpad Pass EC   2240
13   Jouberts Pass EC   2234
14   Matroosberg 4x4 WC   2230
15   Monantsa Pass FS   2226
16   Bottelnek Pass EC   2204
17   Old Mill Drift 4x4 FS   2183
18   Lundins Nek EC   2170
19   Long Tom Pass MPL   2150
20   Ossewakop Pass MPL   2146
21   Otto du Plessis Pass EC   2115
22   Groot Zuikerboschkop MPL   2102
23   Masjiennek Pass MPL   2090
24   Fetcani Pass EC   2088
25   Santa Pass MPL   2068
26   Ballochs Pass EC   2063
27   Lenong Pass LPO   2052
28   Kastrolnek Pass MPL   2031
29   Slaaihoek Pass MPL   2027
30   Vanrooyshoogte Pass FS   2023
31   Barkly Pass EC   2018
32   Qachas Nek EC   2002
33   Jantjieshoek Pass MPL   2001
34   Grootpoort FS   1998
35   Grondnek EC   1997
36   Grondnek EC   1997
37   Normandien Pass KZN   1992
38   Wintersnek EC   1991
39   Highmoor Pass KZN   1988
40   Bokspruit Pass EC   1980
41   Perdenek EC   1977
42   Clivia Pass MPL   1970
43   Hattingshoogte Pass KZN   1967
44   Keays Pass KZN   1959
45   Greylings Pass EC   1953
46   Lichens Pass FS   1951
47   Benjaminshoogte Pass EC   1950
48   Draaihoek se Hoogte FS   1949
49   Mount Paul Pass FS   1947
50   Mariepskop Pass MPL   1942
51   Sak se Pad Pass KZN   1942
52   Mikes Pass KZN   1931
53   Vredehof Pass KZN   1925
54   Elandshoogte EC   1922
55   Mokobulaan MPL   1921
56   Smuts Pass EC   1916
57   Surrender Hill FS   1908
58   Joubertsnek Pass MPL   1905
59   Rooinek Pass R34 FS   1905
60   Pitseng Pass EC   1900
61   Korfnek MPL   1898
62   Bestehoogte Pass FS   1893
63   Jaap se Hoogte Pass MPL   1888
64   Noupoortnek FS   1882
65   Wakkerstroomnek MPL   1882
66   Kingscote Cutting KZN   1879
67   Weenen Pass EC   1873
68   De Jagersnek Pass MPL   1870
69   Rogers Pass KZN   1857
70   Vlaknek Pass FS   1853
71   Witkophoogte EC   1853
72   Barrowfield Pass KZN   1852
73   Majubanek Pass KZN   1848
74   Allemansnek Pass MPL   1847
75   Donkies Pass KZN   1846
76   Swartmodderfontein Pass KZN   1845
77   Penhoek Pass EC   1844
78   Verkyknek Pass MPL   1844
79   Witnek S162 FS   1839
80   Waboomsberg Pass WC   1836
81   Mullers Pass KZN   1835
82   Lafrashoogte Pass FS   1827
83   Elandsnek Pass 4x4 KZN   1817
84   Wapadskloof Pass MPL   1812
85   Nungi Pass EC   1811
86   Bothas Pass KZN   1809
87   Grasnek Pass MPL   1806
88   Retiefs Nek FS   1804
89   Tierkrans Pass EC   1804
90   Oom Louis se Hoogte FS   1802
91   Stewart Drive GTG   1800
92   Slabberts Nek FS   1798
93   Kraai River Pass EC   1797
94   Brandons Pass KZN   1792
95   Lootsberg Pass EC   1790
96   Robbers Pass MPL   1789
97   Langersnek FS   1787
98   Pot River Pass EC   1783
99   Barkers Nek Pass EC   1779
100   Collings Pass KZN   1775


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

11   Steenkampsberg Pass MPL   2254
12   Baster Voetpad Pass EC   2240
13   Jouberts Pass EC   2234
14   Matroosberg 4x4 WC   2230
15   Monantsa Pass FS   2226
16   Bottelnek Pass EC   2204
17   Old Mill Drift 4x4 FS   2183
18   Lundins Nek EC   2170
19   Long Tom Pass MPL   2150
20   Ossewakop Pass MPL   2146
21   Otto du Plessis Pass EC   2115
22   Groot Zuikerboschkop MPL   2102
23   Masjiennek Pass MPL   2090
24   Fetcani Pass EC   2088
25   Santa Pass MPL   2068
26   Ballochs Pass EC   2063
27   Lenong Pass LPO   2052
28   Kastrolnek Pass MPL   2031
29   Slaaihoek Pass MPL   2027
30   Vanrooyshoogte Pass FS   2023
31   Barkly Pass EC   2018
32   Qachas Nek EC   2002
33   Jantjieshoek Pass MPL   2001
34   Grootpoort FS   1998
35   Grondnek EC   1997
36   Grondnek EC   1997
37   Normandien Pass KZN   1992
38   Wintersnek EC   1991
39   Highmoor Pass KZN   1988
40   Bokspruit Pass EC   1980
41   Perdenek EC   1977
42   Clivia Pass MPL   1970
43   Hattingshoogte Pass KZN   1967
44   Keays Pass KZN   1959
45   Greylings Pass EC   1953
46   Lichens Pass FS   1951
47   Benjaminshoogte Pass EC   1950
48   Draaihoek se Hoogte FS   1949
49   Mount Paul Pass FS   1947
50   Mariepskop Pass MPL   1942
51   Sak se Pad Pass KZN   1942
52   Mikes Pass KZN   1931
53   Vredehof Pass KZN   1925
54   Elandshoogte EC   1922
55   Mokobulaan MPL   1921
56   Smuts Pass EC   1916
57   Surrender Hill FS   1908
58   Joubertsnek Pass MPL   1905
59   Rooinek Pass R34 FS   1905
60   Pitseng Pass EC   1900
61   Korfnek MPL   1898
62   Bestehoogte Pass FS   1893
63   Jaap se Hoogte Pass MPL   1888
64   Noupoortnek FS   1882
65   Wakkerstroomnek MPL   1882
66   Kingscote Cutting KZN   1879
67   Weenen Pass EC   1873
68   De Jagersnek Pass MPL   1870
69   Rogers Pass KZN   1857
70   Vlaknek Pass FS   1853
71   Witkophoogte EC   1853
72   Barrowfield Pass KZN   1852
73   Majubanek Pass KZN   1848
74   Allemansnek Pass MPL   1847
75   Donkies Pass KZN   1846
76   Swartmodderfontein Pass KZN   1845
77   Penhoek Pass EC   1844
78   Verkyknek Pass MPL   1844
79   Witnek S162 FS   1839
80   Waboomsberg Pass WC   1836
81   Mullers Pass KZN   1835
82   Lafrashoogte Pass FS   1827
83   Elandsnek Pass 4x4 KZN   1817
84   Wapadskloof Pass MPL   1812
85   Nungi Pass EC   1811
86   Bothas Pass KZN   1809
87   Grasnek Pass MPL   1806
88   Retiefs Nek FS   1804
89   Tierkrans Pass EC   1804
90   Oom Louis se Hoogte FS   1802
91   Stewart Drive GTG   1800
92   Slabberts Nek FS   1798
93   Kraai River Pass EC   1797
94   Brandons Pass KZN   1792
95   Lootsberg Pass EC   1790
96   Robbers Pass MPL   1789
97   Langersnek FS   1787
98   Pot River Pass EC   1783
99   Barkers Nek Pass EC   1779
100   Collings Pass KZN   1775

 

 

 

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