Kam Dam

The Kammanassie Dam was built in 1923 to store water for irrigation purposes. It is located on the Kammanassie river, appoximately 20km south-east of Oudtshoorn.  The route starts with a steep climb over the Outeniqua Mountains via Montagu Pass then gradually descends over district farm roads via Herold, through Paardepoort, towards the western side of the Kammanassie Dam, and back.

Start Coordinates: (DD) -33.949821 ; 22.434733
Route Colour Gold
Start/FinishEco Stop Engen/Wimpy
Distance± 86.0 km
Elevation Gain± 1,389 m
Perceived ExertionHard
IMBA GradingEasy
Trail SystemKaroo
SurfaceDistrict Gravel Road
Route MarkersNone
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Route Map

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Estimated Time

Mountain Biking± 4 h — 6 h

Facilities at the Start

ATM Parking Paypoint Restaurant Restroom

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