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      Situated a few kilometres off the N3, just over an hour from Durban and 5 hours from Johannesburg, the beautiful Karkloof valley in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is fast becoming one of the premier mountain biking destinations in South Africa.

      Sappiā€™s wide-spread plantations, coupled with the vision and dedication of passionate local mountain biking enthusiasts has resulted in a world-class trail network which is now accessible year round to recreational riders. Add to this the facilities offered at the Karkloof Country Club, including safe parking, hot showers and a place to wash your bike and you have everything you need to enjoy a mind blowing mountain biking experience!
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Trails
      53
      Total Distance
      47.6 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      23.5 miles
      Total Descent
      1.5 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      5,218 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,860 ft
      Ridden Counter
      35

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