The Road to Die Hel – Devin Finaughty

Location: On the road to Die Hel, Western Cape, South Africa
Date: January 2012
Description: The road to Die Hel branches off the main route of the Swartberg pass at an elevation of 1,375m above sea level. It is a narrow, precarious path which leads to the Gamkaskloof Pass – considered one of the most dangerous in the world. However, the road never fails to amaze the traveller with its beauty as it winds through the fantastic folds of the Swartberg Mountains.

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  1. Devin Finaughty June 2, 2012 at 1:10 pm - Reply

    Just wanted to say thank you for your lovely compliment on my photo! Die Hel is one of my all time favourite places to journey to and through, so I’m glad I can share it with others through my photography. My father is the one who first took me there, himself having hiked 153km up the Swartberg Pass and down through Die Hel in the 1980s for “Vasbyt”. He distinctly remembers climbing up “Die Engel se Leer” and hopes to do so again, meaning we will certainly be visiting your beautiful farm in the future and eagerly look forward to doing so.

  2. Faizel May 8, 2015 at 6:40 am - Reply

    My cousin and I have completed a trip to Baviaanskloof and Die Hel In April 2015. We have to agree that the Elands pass is definitely a challenge with a motorbike, yet it makes you feel alive.

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