Voortrekkers: Retief's Pass

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This is the pass Piet Retief and the first party of Voortrekkers used in their descent of the Drakensberg into Natal on 14 December 1837 with 66 wagons. Theirs were the first wheeled vehicles to come into the area. The pass was declared a national monument in February 1977.