Botmaskop is a 2,828 ft / 862 m mountain peak near Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 578th highest mountain in Western Cape and the 3707th highest mountain in South Africa. The nearest peaks are Banhoek, Joubertspiek, Stellenboschberg, First Ridge Peak, Buller's Kop, and Spitskop. See the Botmaskop map, 3D fly around, and the Botmaskop photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Botmaskop SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by peetbadenhorst

7 members report climbing or hiking to the summit. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Botmaskop

  • peetbadenhorst
  • remerta
  • tertius


  • KimMSA KimMSA
    commented on Dec 5, 2016
    Please be careful, and don't do this alone or in small groups: my fiance and I were walking on the trail in this area when we were accosted by two would-be muggers. One was waving a knife and making threats, but fortunately for us another 4 hikers appeared at the perfect moment, and the pair eventually ran away. According to the cops, there are currently over 30 cases on file for muggings in this area. We were at approximately -33.9281583,18.9019645 (position in Google Maps) when it happened. One of our rescuers had a GoPro, so we have some (blurry) footage of the two guys:

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2,828 ft / 862 m


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Western Cape, South Africa

Summited by

  • peetbadenhorst
  • remerta
  • tertius

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