ElevationAscent: 1,031' 314 m
Descent: -1,032' -315 m
High: 4,876' 1,486 m
Low: 4,260' 1,298 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)
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“A challenging trail at the Hennops River.”— South African Hiker
An equally gentle descent on the hill will lead you back to the river, where you'll cross the Hennops River by means of a hanging bridge. The trail heading turns west from here, and you'll reach the beginning of a rather continuous ascent.
Once you reach the first intersection, you'll head southward up the Krokodilberg Trail, as a northern direction will take you down Dassie Escape Connector. Your next stop will be the Kees lookout point, after which the trail will take a western heading. You'll approach the second lookout point quite quickly, and thereafter you'll reach the second intersection that offers another escape route, the Krokodilberg Escape Connector, heading north.
Keeping a western heading, you'll ascend into the Krokodilberg and follow the trail past a few points of interest, such as Dolomite mines and a large mining oven constructed from stone. From this point your heading will be eastward until you reach Kuduskloof. This marker signals a northeastern heading change that gently curves down a dried-up riverbed back to the Hennops River. Here you'll cross the river once more by means of a cable car to reach the starting point at the Hadeda Camp.
The trail is very well maintained and clearly marked, however, you should be vigilant as a large section of the trail is extremely rocky, and you basically descend on fragile rock slide on certain sections of the trail.
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