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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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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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Bannerman Hut

Bannerman Hut

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bannerman Hut is located inside the Giant's Castle Reserve in the Drakensburg Central area of KwaZulu Natal. This remotely located hut is often used  for a night when traversing between the Giant's Castle and Injisuthi areas on a multiple day trek. The morning sunrise makes the hike up the hill well worth while.
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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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The Thumb

The Thumb

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Thumb is in the Giants Castle region of the Drakensberg.
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Gypaetus Pass

Gypaetus Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Gypaetus is a steep zig-zag pass to the right of Bannerman Pass started from Bannerman Hut.
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Sanqebethu

Sanqebethu

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sanqebethu is in the Giants Castle area.
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Elandshoek Pass

Elandshoek Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Elandshoek Pass is situated in the Giant's Castle area. There is evidence that the path is frequently used as a smugglers/stock theft pass. Elandshoek is a pass with spectacular views.
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Jarateng/Jarding's Pass (Central)

Jarateng/Jarding's Pass (Central)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Located in Central Drakensberg, the Central Jarateng Pass tops out high on the Southern slopes of Mount Durnford. It is most likely the easiest of the three passes as the northern and southern are rockier.
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Hlubi Pass (South)

Hlubi Pass (South)

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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Bannerman Hut via Langalibalele Ridge

Bannerman Hut via Langalibalele Ridge

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The long way to get to Bannerman Hut, 14km's, 609m uphill most of which is in the 1st half of the hike, its pretty flat thereafter. The views from Bannerman Hut and the relative luxury of the hut overnight will make the hike worth while.
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Kambule Peak

Kambule Peak

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kambule peak is located in the Giants Castle area near Jarateng Pass.  Image from left to right, Katana, Carbineer Point, Kambule and Mount Durnford.
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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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Thumb Pass

Thumb Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Thumb Pass is located in the Cobham region of the Drakensberg.
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Langalibalele Pass

Langalibalele Pass

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Old maps may refer to this as "Bushman's River Pass", as it was known in the 19th century. The exact date of the name change to "Langalibalele Pass" is uncertain, but makes reference to the arrest of the amaHlubi Chief Langalibalele at the top of this pass in 1873. Seven people died during this capture, five from the E ...
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