Lesotho

Reach for the skies

Lesotho did not gain the name “the mountain kingdom” for nothing. Nearly two-thirds of the country consists of mountains with peaks ranging from 2 200 to 3 000 metres high. That means passes galore. Trygve Roberts of Mountain Passes South Africa explores one of his favourites, the Moteng Pass.

A taste of Drakensberg

Following on from Lotheni Pass, the picturesque Bucklands Pass connects the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands’ famous Nottingham Road with Underberg and Himeville in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg. Trygve Roberts of Mountain Passes South Africa explores.