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      Founded in 2013 and registered in 2015, the Banhoek Conservancy was established by a group of farmers in an attempt to protect the environment, to uplift the community and to re-establish a balance between human activities and nature. The Banhoek Conservancy is located within the Banhoek valley, outside Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, South Africa. The conservancy generates an income by providing well designed, permanently marked off-road tracks so that athletes can hone their performance in beautiful surroundings. Parts of these tracks are regularly used for running, hiking and mountain bike races. Income derived from the facility is used to maintain the tracks, to remove alien vegetation, provide work for the local community and to protect the environment in the Banhoek valley.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      AKA: Banhoek dwarsrivier
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Land Manager: Banhoek Conservancy
      Bartinney Parking / Trail head google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Plaisir Wine Estate, Hellsend, Vuurberg, Old Bethlehem Farm, Boschendal Farm, Bartinney Farm
      Disclaimer:
      Permits can be obtained from the http://banhoekconservancy.org or QR code on the Trail boards or at Plaisir Wine Estate, Old Bethlehem Farm or Boschendal Farm Trail centre.
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      Region Details
      • 6
      • 16
      • 13
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 20, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      43
      Trails Mountain Bike
      36
      Trails E-Bike
      36
      Trails Horse
      5
      Trails Hike
      38
      Trails Trail Running
      38
      Total Distance
      52 miles
      Total Descent
      8,557 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,060 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,469 ft
      Reports
      237
      Photos
      114
      Ridden Counter
      9,085

      Photos of Banhoek Conservancy Trails Mountain Bike

      43 |
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 10:57am
      Jun 5, 2022
      143 |
      Mar 7, 2021 @ 6:07am
      Mar 7, 2021
      104 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 2:26pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      79 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 9:40am
      Jul 15, 2020
      63 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 9:40am
      Jul 15, 2020
      65 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 9:40am
      Jul 15, 2020
      77 |
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 9:40am
      Jul 15, 2020
      172 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 11:06am
      May 26, 2019

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      Feb 23, 2024 @ 9:04am
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      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      janlouisdttrailAgama CamissaSteep and sketchy but exhilirating
      Oct 14, 2023 @ 2:36am
      Oct 14, 2023
      janlouisdttrailSnakebite CamissaSteeper than the others, but also nice and flowy
      Oct 14, 2023 @ 2:35am
      Oct 14, 2023
      janlouisdttrailBobSlay CamissaSmoothest and flowiest way down from Botmas to...
      Aug 27, 2023 @ 10:55pm
      Aug 27, 2023
      lXfHiztrailBethlehem to DuiwelskloofBirthday
      Aug 19, 2023 @ 9:40am
      Aug 19, 2023
      Berno3I48EOtrailIdas Valley - Botmaskop Link Via CulvertMake sure you ride in groups.
      May 20, 2023 @ 8:10am
      May 20, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Bethlehem Plaas 9 8 10.7 km
      Hellsend Dirt Compound 41.2 km
      Idas Valley Nature Area 32.5 km
      STF Botmaskop 4 72.5 km
      Boschendal Wine Farm 12 102.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3641 miles4,738 ft14 miles2,477 ft
      #1,689#2510023693,143
      E-Bike3641 miles4,580 ft14 miles2,477 ft
      #623#202364129
      Horse511 miles528 ft4 miles837 ft
      Hike3848 miles7,270 ft18 miles4,062 ft
      #1,299#1813237449
      Trail Running3848 miles7,270 ft18 miles4,062 ft
      #1,304#1812364181
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      • Admins: STF, BANHOEK
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