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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

 

 

 

LESOTHO'S HIGHEST PASSES:

 

1   Tlaeeng Pass   3262
2   Khalo La Lithunya   3246
3   Kotisephola Pass   3244
4   Moteng Pass   2821
5   Laitsoka Pass   2649
6   Lekhalo La Thabo Putsoa   2642
7   Cheches Pass   2553
8   Lebelonyana Pass   2464
9   Lekhalo La Molimo Nthuse   2332
10   Lekhalo La Baroa   2277
11   Gates of Paradise Pass   2027
12   Lancers Gap   1790
13   Tsitas Nek   1652

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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