ElevationAscent: 259' 79 m
Descent: -258' -79 m
High: 5,319' 1,621 m
Low: 5,099' 1,554 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)
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“The jewel of southern Johannesburg.”— South African Hiker
From there, the trail will take you westward on the Gifbol Trail, to your first river crossing at a bridge constructed from gum-poles. From this point, the path ventures north on the Dassie Trail, toward the Silent Pool where you'll cross the river again to meet the Bloubos Trail.
The trail has a fairly flat surface with easy running and gentle ascents and descents. Both the ascents and descents are on well maintained paths with steps etched into the path.
nine large mammal species which include zebras, black wildebeest, blesbok, springbok and red hartebeest. There is also an assortment of insect life, which includes various butterflies, geckos and lizards. Smaller mammals in the reserve include Klip Dassies.
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Land Manager: Johannesburg City Parks