This trail is only 1 km long, but it takes one vehicle about
an hour to complete. A variety of difficult obstacles such as
rocky ledges will be encountered. One of which, the Wall,
presents an exceptional challenge, even to experienced drivers.
The Wall can, however, be avoided.
This trail is suitable for experienced drivers with serious
4x4's. Low range and very good ground clearance are definitely
required. Diff locks are recommended. It is also strongly
recommended that this trail be reconnoitred on foot before
venturing upon it with a vehicle. During the journey somebody
should accompany the vehicle on foot to 'talk' the driver
through the trail.
This is a short trail of only 7km (2 hours). The turning point of this
trail is on the highest peak of the Rooiberg Mountain range.
It is a wonderful view point.
As a result of the mountainous terrain, the same route is used for the
ascent and descent. The trail is fairly steep in places but the surface
is reasonably good when dry.
Grading: The "Gat": 4. The remainder: 2
The full distance of this trail is 17km (3 hours). The trail
ascends Sandberg Mountain on top of which is a big plateau, from
where one can see many a kilometre.
Two different routes are used for the ascent and descent of Sandberg
Mountain. Both trails are rather steep and rough in places. Low-range
is not essential. The trail on top of the plateau is predominantly
This short trail of just 4,5 km (1 hour) is a circle route. The trail
crosses several dry watercourses, at least one of which requires special
care. You will also encounter a steep ascent and rocky ridges. Some
experience and a vehicle with good ground clearance are essential.
Low-range is strongly recommended.