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:: Sir Lowry's Pass
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Sir Lowry's Pass is located on the N2 it is a mountain pass in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is located between Somerset West and Elgin and crosses over the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. The railway line also crosses the mountain range at this point. Heavy traffic can be expected on the pass as it has 4 lanes wide. The summit of the pass is 920m, there is a viewpoint at the summit and it is also used as a paragliding launch point. The summit use to be the starting point for the Boland Hiking Trail but because of the difficult hiking conditions and number of deaths it was closed. (Updated Sept-2015)
|Address :||Western Cape, South Africa|
|Cellphone Reception :||Good||Main Cellular Network :||MTN. Vodacom|
|Petrol :||Yes||Petrol Type :||Shell V-Power 95||Petrol Price Index :||R12,26 (May-2016)|
|Diesel :||Yes||Diesel Type :||50ppm/ Shell Diesel Extra||Diesel Price Index :||R10,20 (May-2016)|
|Facilities :||Shops, General Dealer, ATM, Tour Services, Lodging|
|Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Horse Trails, Water Skiing|
|More Activities:||Water/Jet Skiing.|
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