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Roodezandkloof Pass

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The Roodezandkloof Pass traverses the gap in the mountains ahead, centre of pic. The Roodezandkloof Pass traverses the gap in the mountains ahead, centre of pic. - Photo: Photo: Tulbagh Tourism

This old and little known route formed the most northerly access through the Winterhoek Mountains from Piketberg into the Tulbagh valley (also known as the Roodezand valley). This road is still clearly visible using aerial photography, but it is no longer publicly accessible and falls entirely on private farm land. We are listing it purely to index the four passes into the Roodezand valley and clarify the general confusion that the naming of the passes has caused over the years.

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