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      Region Details
      • 18
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      • 52
      • 18

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 14, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      405
      Trails Mountain Bike
      109
      Trails E-Bike
      67
      Trails Horse
      28
      Trails Hike
      402
      Trails Trail Running
      306
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      27
      Trails Observed Trials
      27
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      27
      Total Distance
      255 miles
      Total Descent
      56,713 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,514 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,524 ft
      Reports
      1,981
      Photos
      201
      Ridden Counter
      28,560
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Cape Town Mountain Bike

      trail: Meccano
      33 |
      Apr 14, 2023 @ 1:08am
      Apr 14, 2023
      77 |
      Feb 26, 2023 @ 11:32am
      Feb 26, 2023
      trail: Granite Rock
      48 |
      Nov 26, 2022 @ 2:38am
      Nov 26, 2022
      64 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 4:49am
      Sep 13, 2022
      77 |
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 4:48am
      Sep 13, 2022
      26 |
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:11pm
      Jul 3, 2022
      23 |
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:11pm
      Jul 3, 2022
      99 |
      Jan 30, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Jan 30, 2020

      Videos of Cape Town Mountain Bike

      E.T. Phone Reto
      0:47 | 157 | Oct 22, 2015
      moutain creek
      6:37 | 142 | Jul 24, 2015
      Pat's Track - Table Mountain - MTB
      3:30 | 151 | Sep 27, 2022 , Cape Town
      youtuber WTF!!! Cape Town MTB HACKED???
      trail: The Glen
      12:27 | 265 | Apr 11, 2022 , Cape Town
      MUni - Lions Loop Cape Town
      trail: Lions Head
      0:15 | 189 | Jul 7, 2009
      youtuber Getting Skinned on The Favorite Cape Town MTB...
      7:48 | 381 | Mar 8, 2021 , Cape Town
      youtuber Here's Why This Is Cape Town's Worst MTB Trail...
      11:46 | 531 | Oct 5, 2020 , Cape Town
      Cape Town Mountain Biking - 12 Apostles Trail...
      3:29 | 1528 | Aug 4, 2020 , Cape Town

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      The Glen Extension
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 2:23am
      Apr 14, 2024
      VariableSchalkMaraisDowned trees when entering the trail from...
      Higgovale To Kloof Nek Climb
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 2:23am
      Apr 14, 2024
      VariableSchalkMaraisPipe Bridge section needs clearing....

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Quarry Hill B-Line
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 2:23am
      Apr 14, 2024
      DrySome vagrants camping in the gulley close...SchalkMarais
      Pat's Access
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 2:23am
      Apr 14, 2024
      DryLoose, dry and rocky as usual...SchalkMarais
      Silverhurst Trail
      Apr 6, 2024 @ 5:36am
      Apr 6, 2024
      WetGoodporqui
      Belle Ombre Meadow Trail
      Apr 6, 2024 @ 5:36am
      Apr 6, 2024
      IdealGoodporqui
      Diep River Trail
      Apr 6, 2024 @ 5:36am
      Apr 6, 2024
      IdealBadly erodedporqui
      Upper to Lower Link Switchbacks
      Mar 2, 2024 @ 12:38am
      Mar 2, 2024
      DryTrail is blown out and lower down quite a...SchalkMarais
      The Magic Link
      Mar 2, 2024 @ 12:38am
      Mar 2, 2024
      Very DrySection past Lobotomy towards Hout Bay is...SchalkMarais
      Lobotomy
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 4:56am
      Feb 19, 2024
      Very Dry Trail has seen some much needed repair...headshot TokaiMTB
      Steek In Die Bos
      Jan 14, 2024 @ 1:11am
      Jan 14, 2024
      Very DryTrail has been cleared and repaired....SchalkMarais
      Cecilia to Newlands Forest via Kirstenbosch Trail
      Jan 8, 2024 @ 1:21am
      Jan 8, 2024
      Ideal Fallen tree over trail on single track...headshot TokaiMTB

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      SchalkMaraisaddreportactivity #51199692
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 11:24pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      SchalkMaraisaddreportactivity #51199691 and 1 more
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 11:24pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      SchalkMaraisaddreportactivity #51199689
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 11:24pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      tim-sriddentrailactivity #51195303
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:23pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      Edw21Zriddentrailactivity #51173114 and 2 more
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:40am
      Apr 14, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      Edw21ZtrailTechie RockRock and roll. River size rocks. No good lines.
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:39am
      Apr 14, 2024
      PeterStokesreportWoodstock Cave TrailMay I presume the closed status is out of date...
      Apr 27, 2023 @ 1:14am
      Apr 27, 2023
      PhillippetrailBay Rd TrackIs there any news on this route?
      Jan 4, 2023 @ 4:19am
      Jan 4, 2023
      BurpeldtrailGranite Slabs TraverseReally fun for learners and the lesser...
      Oct 12, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      Oct 12, 2022
      BurpeldtrailTechie RockReally fun trail, lots of rock, would...
      Aug 25, 2022 @ 3:56am
      Aug 25, 2022

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10987 miles20,607 ft39 miles3,169 ft
      #568#41631,9771748,168
      E-Bike6755 miles11,581 ft24 miles2,142 ft
      #391#151,91933,196
      Horse289 miles2,352 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      84
      Hike402254 miles56,240 ft104 miles3,514 ft
      #427#3351,97423,999
      Trail Running306187 miles38,012 ft79 miles3,458 ft
      #428#331,96796,935
      Dirtbike/Moto279 miles2,133 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      81
      Observed Trials279 miles2,133 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      1
      ATV/ORV/OHV279 miles2,133 ft4 miles2,060 ft
      81
      • By hartmut & contributors
      • Admins: TMB, irideafrica, TokaiMTB
      • #5083 - 27,751 views

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