Bouldersberg Pass (D286)

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This pass, together with it's sister pass, the Mpageni Pass forms the bulk of the old Nelspruit-Kaapmuiden road. It is a narrow tarred road [D286] that traverses the Crocodile Poort Nature Reserve. It climbs 473 vertical meters over a distance of 6,65 km to produce a stiff average gradient of 1:14, with some sections as steep as 1:5. The pass terminates where the Mpageni Pass starts (at the summit). Watch out for wild animals, especially at night and it should also be noted that there are two control booms, where you have to sign in and out. 

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