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Cathedral Peak, Kokwane

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#10 of 22 in Nature in KwaZulu-Natal
Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Cathedral Peak (Afrikaans: Cathedralpiek) is a mountain in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is a 3,004 m (9,856 ft) high free standing mountain in the Drakensberg. The mountain is also known as Mponjwana (Little Horn) by the local Amangwane people.

Cathedral Peak is part of the Cathedral Ridge which is at right angles to the main range. Other peaks in the spur are the Twins, also known as the Triplets, (2,899 m or 9,510 feet), the Bell (2,930 m or 9,800 feet), the Outer (3,006 m or 9,860 feet) and Inner (3,005 m or 9,858 feet) Horns, the Chessmen (2,987 m or 9,800 feet) and Mitre Peak (3,023 m or 9,919 feet).

Cathedral Peak was first climbed by D.W. Basset-Smith and R.G. Kingdon in 1917, via the gully.
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  • Attended a Wedding and the views were beyond amazing. So relaxed and comfortable and every thing you could ask for on a peaceful holiday was met. 
    Attended a Wedding and the views were beyond amazing. So relaxed and comfortable and every thing you could ask for on a peaceful holiday was met.  more »
  • A very beautiful area and lovely routes leading into the mountain. The shop is very small and only offers the basics. Light meals are served outdoors. 
    A very beautiful area and lovely routes leading into the mountain. The shop is very small and only offers the basics. Light meals are served outdoors.  more »
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  • I enjoyed the hike. The paths are clear and the stone markings keep you on your path.
  • For great views and endless mountains, this is the place to be for hikers!!

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