Approximately 100 km from Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape lies the incredibly beautiful and equally challenging Gamkaskloof Mountain Pass. Trygve Roberts from Mountain Passes South Africa continues his journey, this time travelling from one of the arduous mini passes, Doornkloof, to the beautiful Elands Pass.
The Doornkloof mini pass contains the deepest and longest water crossing, which has been the undoing of many non-4WD vehicles attempting this pass over the years. This section of the road traverses the farms Doornkloof and Waterkloof, and includes Botesnek, another small pass.
- Adventure Afrika July/August 2021 edition