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    Default Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Hi All,

    I'm looking for advice regarding a road between Prince Albert and Gamkaskloof.

    Google indicates that there is a road between the two where you take the R407, turn right onto an unnamed road before getting to Klaarstroom (which takes you over the Swartberg Mountains) and then eventually right again onto the R328 (which is the Swartberg Pass itself).

    https://goo.gl/mHaNSg

    Does anyone have knowledge on this route and have gone through there recently?

    It looks like an epic route and would really like to go and try it out. Just not sure how doable it is.

    Looking forward to your feedback.


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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    According to my understanding, the Swartberg Pass is closed between Die Hel and Prince Albert, due to a field fire and thereafter heavy storms they had earlier in the year.

    To get from Prince Albert to Die Hel you will have to go via Klaarstroom, De Rust and Oudtshoorn and then to the Swartberg Pass from there.
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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackie View Post
    According to my understanding, the Swartberg Pass is closed between Die Hel and Prince Albert, due to a field fire and thereafter heavy storms they had earlier in the year.

    To get from Prince Albert to Die Hel you will have to go via Klaarstroom, De Rust and Oudtshoorn and then to the Swartberg Pass from there.
    The route indicated in the link in my original post is not via Swartberg Pass. It only joins onto a section of the Swartberg Pass eventually, which is still open from Oudtshoorn's side, before turning off again to Gamkaskloof.

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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Kort antwoord: Nee. Daar is wel 'n 4x4 roete wat vir so 30 plus km in die rigting van Klaarstroom loop. Is egter gesluit na verspoelings met erge reŽn. Die pad is deel van Die Groot Swartberg Reservaat.
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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Quote Originally Posted by Blackie View Post
    According to my understanding, the Swartberg Pass is closed between Die Hel and Prince Albert, due to a field fire and thereafter heavy storms they had earlier in the year.

    To get from Prince Albert to Die Hel you will have to go via Klaarstroom, De Rust and Oudtshoorn and then to the Swartberg Pass from there.
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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Quote Originally Posted by reebok View Post
    Kort antwoord: Nee. Daar is wel 'n 4x4 roete wat vir so 30 plus km in die rigting van Klaarstroom loop. Is egter gesluit na verspoelings met erge reŽn. Die pad is deel van Die Groot Swartberg Reservaat.
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    Dankie Christo. Ek sal hulle bietjie 'n luidjie gee en hoor.

    Ek vermoed hierdie pad wat ek na kyk is dan wel die 4x4 roete, want jy draai net voor Klaarstroom af na regs en dan oor die Swartberge in die rigting van Die Hel. Maar ek weet nie veel van die roete nie.
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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Gee asb terugvoer as jy klaar met hulle gepraat het. Ek sal ok graag wil weet. Ons gaan vir 2 weke kamp buite Oudtshoorn in Des.
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    Default Re: Prince Albert to Gamkaskloof (Die Hel)

    Quote Originally Posted by TwinDisco View Post
    Gee asb terugvoer as jy klaar met hulle gepraat het. Ek sal ok graag wil weet. Ons gaan vir 2 weke kamp buite Oudtshoorn in Des.
    Sal so maak!

    Ek wil juis in Januarie hierdie roete aanpak.

    Maar my meisie se pa gaan al in Oktober in hierdie area wees. So ek hoop dat hy so bietjie recce werk vir my kan doen...


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