Herold is a hamlet on the back side of the Montagu Pass, north of George. It was named after TJ Herold, a Dutch Reformed Minister of George from 1812-1823. ¬†This route takes you out to Herold and back again.¬† There is a water point at the back of the Post Office and coffee and cake at Over the Mountain in ‘town’ that is perfect for a coffee stop after what can be some hard work up the pass.

Start Coordinates: (DD) -33.949821 ; 22.434733
Route Colour Green
Start/FinishEco Stop Engen/Wimpy
Distance± 33.0 km
Elevation Gain± 862 m
Perceived ExertionModerate
IMBA GradingEasy
Trail SystemKaroo
SurfaceDistrict Gravel Road
Route MarkersNone
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Route Map

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Estimated Time

Mountain Biking± 1 h 30 m — 2 h 20 m

Facilities at the Start

ATM Parking Paypoint Restaurant Restroom

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