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Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

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Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

Unread postby cdempers » Thu Jul 04, 2013 3:05 pm

Planning my first visit to GG mountain retreat and want to know if it is reachable without 4x4?

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Re: Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

Unread postby Dotty » Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:06 pm

Hi :D cdempers
A very warm forum welcome Maybe a recent Travel Tale could help finks from here Certainly will help heighten your anticipation :dance: Have a wonderful time
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

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Re: Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

Unread postby Imberbe » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:05 am

Yes it is.

The road is steep in spots. It is a two spoor cement track which is easily navigable.

Enjoy, it is a beautiful place.
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Re: Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

Unread postby JenB » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:38 am

cdempers,

You've chosen the camp with the best setting! GG Mountain Retreat is just beautiful. :)
Some pics to whet your appetite.

The way up.
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A bit closer to the top.
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The view. :D
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The chalets are finished in a lovely log cabin fashion.
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Re: Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

Unread postby cdempers » Sat Jul 06, 2013 4:45 pm

thank you all for the responses. I am now even more looking foreward.

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Re: Road access to Golden Gate mountain retreat

Unread postby Son godin » Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:12 pm

cdempers,

Not sure if you have already visited the Mountain Retreat, but here is some info on your question. Not all Landrovers can reach the Retreat in winter. :tongue: :twisted: :twisted: Some will slide off the road and will only get out by the help of a recovery team.

All jokes aside the road is accessible without a 4x4 but when it snows it is not that easy to make it without hard work digging your way out. :wink:


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