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Elandsberg Stanley's Light Trail

Location: Ladismith, off the road to Hoekoe, Western Cape, 

The approx. 14 km trail path has been recently cleared (Sept 2010) and although in good condition, still needs care on the steep rocky sections.

Key Statistics
Grade:  1 ****  14km on fairly good path
Height gain:  approx 750mfrom 650m to 1420m
Time:  5 to 9 hrs depending on party

Route Description: 
A pleasant trail, with an interesting background as it resulted from Stanley de Witt's idea of placing a light visible from Ladismith, which was powered by a waterwheel generating the electricity from a perennial stream high up on Elandsberg (also called Toringberg).
Mike Scott,
Nov 8, 2010, 3:48 AM
Mike Scott,
Nov 8, 2010, 3:49 AM