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We're back from a 'dirty weekend' in the Tankwa Karoo in one of the worst weather systems in decades. It was exciting driving hundreds of kilometers over soggy, muddy roads with only 4x4's and bakkies to be seen. We managed to get nine passes filmed including
Mountain Passes South Africa is a website dedicated to the research, documentation, photographing and filming of the mountain passes of South Africa.
Passes are classified according to provinces and feature a text description, Fact File including GPS data, a fully interactive dual-view map and a narrated YouTube video.
We are as passionate about maps as we are about mountain passes. A good map is a thing of beauty that can transport you into the mists of time or get your sense of adventure churning. It is a place to make discoveries about deserts and seas, mountains and lakes; of roads leading into places you have not been before; a place to pore over holiday destinations or weekend camping trips. A map is your window to the world.