Category: Jonkershoek

Botmaskop Ridge

Hike from Jonkershoek entrance up to a saddle in the range which ends in Helshoogt Pass, this is part of the Hottentots-Holland mountain catchment area. Took a fairly indistinct path along the ridge towards Botmaskop peak. Stopped at the high point on the ridge due to time constraints but you could walk the full length. You can also make it an A to B hike with 2 cars

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Stellenbosch Peak

Iconic mountain overlooking Stellenbosch which provides wide reaching views across to the Cape Peninsula, Somerset West and the mountains round Stellenbosch. Well worth the effort of getting to the (two) summits

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This blog contains my personal account of the trails I hike and as such the details and subtleties of each hike may be omitted. Usually I have assigned trail ratings to hikes, these are subjective. Please refer to the trail grade definitions post for more information. I usually include a GPX and KML file for any given hike – please feel free to use them.