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The Bell Traverse


The Bell Traverse is the ultimate hiking experience in the Drakensberg. This 3-day hike must rank high among the best hikes in the world. Dramatic views, spear-like peaks, precarious rock traverses, fascinating caves...This is not for the faint-hearted but for the very experienced hiker with a head for heights.

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The Bell Traverse - Drakensberg Mountains - South Africa

This hike can only be attempted by those with extended hiking experience, high level of fitness and standard of gear. Be prepared to carry a 15-20kg backpack. Alternatively, porters can be arranged on request.

Route Overview

Area:                    Cathedral Peak

Distance:             42 km

Days:                   3 days / 2 nights

Grade:                 4.5/5 (self-sufficient) - 3.5/5 (portered)

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