Sneeuberg

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Highest peak in the Cedarberg range. On route to the top is the monolithic Maltese Cross, a solid 20 m high rock pillar, eerily shaped like its famous namesake. On a clear day, the view from the Sneeuberg summit stretches to the Atlantic Ocean, more than 100 km away.

Elevation (feet): 6,650
Elevation (meters): 2,027
Continent: Africa
Country: South Africa
Range/Region: Cape Ranges
Latitude: -32.5167
Longitude: 19.1667
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: 1896
First successful climber(s): First climbers in the area were G. Mann, G. Amphlett and A. Stark
Nearest major airport: Cape Town
Convenient Center: Clanwilliam

Thanks to Johan Groeneveld for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There is one trip report for Sneeuberg.

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  • Log #10300 - by Hans R. and Frieda Vogt on Nov 16, 2002
    Coming from Maltese Cross side, we found path in quite good condition and well marked with stone signs. Quite steep before saddle. Towards peak: good signs, big boulders, advisable to be at least two...