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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Cathkin Trails, a community project, has opened it’s first fully marked 18km trail. The trail starts and finishes at the Okhahlamba buildings next to the airfield. Trail fees are R50 per day or R200 for a weeks pass. Park and Ride venues are: The Nest Hotel, Ardmore Guest Farm, The Valley Bakery, Drakensberg Brewery. Guest Sign and Ride venues are Goodersons Monks Cowl and Champagne Sports Resort. A map and rules will be at these points.
      All riders MUST sign an indemnity, pay their fees and receive a wrist band at the establishments mentioned above.
      No pay – no ride. Please ensure all others youg encounter on the trail have a wrist band.
      Problems on the trails can be reported using the mySOS app or at the above establishments.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
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      Open on Jan 11, 2019

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      Avg Trail Rating
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      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      10 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,414 ft
      Total Vertical
      481 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,125 ft
      Photos
      3
      Ridden Counter
      88

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      Photos of Cathkin Trails Mountain Bike

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      Jul 29, 2018 @ 4:25am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Middle section of Cathkin Climb
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      Jul 27, 2018 @ 8:15am
      Jul 27, 2018
      Middle section of Cathkin Climb
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      Jul 27, 2018 @ 8:15am
      Jul 27, 2018
      Middle section of Cathkin Climb
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