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Hlubi Pass (North)

Hlubi Pass (North)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Hlubi passes lie midway between The Thumb and Langalibalele Pass. Hlubi South Pass is one of the easiest passes to conquer. The Hlubi North Pass is severely eroded at the top portion due to overgrazing in this area.
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Giant's Summit Cave

Giant's Summit Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Giants Summit Cave is on your right at the top of Giants pass.
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Bannerman Pass Hike

Bannerman Pass Hike

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bannerman Pass was named after former British Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman. It is said that, when viewed from the right angle, the cliffs just south of the pass resemble the profile of his face. Personally I have never been able to see it, but nonetheless, that's the origin. Risks: the pass can get iced ...
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Potterhill

Potterhill

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Potterhill is in the Giants Castle area.
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Giant's Pass Peak

Giant's Pass Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Giants Pass Peak is located in the Giants Castle nature reserve.
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Bond Peak

Bond Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bond Peak is located within the Giants Castle area. Bond Pass and Jaraten Pass are the closest passes.
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Giant's Castle Pass

Giant's Castle Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

One of the most identifiable passes of the Drakensberg Mountains, Giant's Castle Pass is a steep, rocky ascent to 3 102m offering stunning views. Some say it's an extreme 4 hr (6 km) hike from Giant's Hut below, others will say an easy 2hrs, we would say a 3 hr moderately difficult hike with a full backpack.
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If you only ever do one overnight hiking trip in the Drakensberg then this is at the top of the list. The hike to Bannerman Hut on day one is 10km and a climb, most people will be fine. Sleep in relative luxury and in the morning hike up Bannerman Pass. You have plenty time to get to the top and back before sunset for ...
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Giant's Cave

Giant's Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Giants cave is on your left going up Giants Castle Pass. Higher up to your right is Giants Cave 2.
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Ntabamhlophe / White Mountain

Ntabamhlophe / White Mountain

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ntabahlope is in the Giants Castle region of the Drakensberg.
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Category Peaks
Bond Pass

Bond Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In the Giants Castle area to the left of Langalibalele Pass, a relatively easy pass with some zig-zagging between the each small cliff on the way up.
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Gypaetus Point

Gypaetus Point

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Gypaetus point is located in Giants castle, the peak is in close proximity of The Bannerman cave. The peak is named after the bearded vultures (Gypaetus barbatus) which live in the vicinity of the peak.
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Carbineer Point

Carbineer Point

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Carbineer Point is located within the Giants Castle area. Jarateng/Jarding's Pass (South) is the closest pass. Image from left to right, Katana, Carbineer Point, Kambule and Mount Durnford.
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Category Peaks
Main Caves at Giant's Castle

Main Caves at Giant's Castle

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Main Caves is in the Giants Castle area. This painted shelter is easily accessed and is a short walk from the Giants Castle camp. The site is fenced and guided tours commence at the cave entrance hourly 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. They take a maximum of 13 people at a time, so get there early. This is an extensively painted ...
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Katana

Katana

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Katana peak is located in the Giants Castle area. It is considered a complicated climb especially when there is snow. Image description: Looking North after the Long Wall towards Katana in front and the Thumb in the distance. A relatively easy three-hour hike from here to Langalibalele Pass after summiting Mount Durnf ...
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