Bakenkop Pass

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This high altitude pass runs along the south-west/north-east axis connecting the R537 with the R40 just north of the Da Gama Dam. It is located approximately 12 km ESE of Sabie, as the crow flies. The pass summits at 1638m and there is almost always cloud covering the higher sections of this pass, creating misty and low visibiity conditions. The average gradient is 1:17 (moderate) but there are some very steep sections at 1:5 

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Mountain Passes South Africa is a website dedicated to the research, documentation, photographing and filming of the mountain passes of South Africa.
 

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