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The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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      On Trailforks the Eastern Cape is divided into its eight official District Municipalities as sub-region 2's. These are:

      1) Alfred Nzo District
      2) Amathole District
      3) Buffalo City Metropolitan District
      4) Chris Hani District
      5) Joe Gqabi District
      6) Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan District
      7) OR Tambo District
      Cool Sarah Baartman District
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,013
      Trails Mountain Bike
      920
      Trails E-Bike
      805
      Trails Horse
      46
      Trails Hike
      983
      Trails Trail Running
      985
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      32
      Trails Observed Trials
      27
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      31
      Total Distance
      1,882 mile
      Total Descent
      207,302 ft
      Total Vertical
      9,023 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,023 ft
      Reports
      1,764
      Photos
      513
      Ridden Counter
      16,608
      Sub Regions

      Popular Eastern Cape Province Mountain Biking Trails

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      CVF 005
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      Puttergill Lane
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      ST 002
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      Little Walmer Single Track
      Baakens Valley
      60MoM Start
      Baakens Valley
      Killer Downhill
      Baakens Valley
      Cool Runnings
      Longmore Forest (3Rivers Trails)
      CVF 006
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      Upper Crossing (Parking lot to 14th)
      Baakens Valley
      Purple Cow
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      BV 001
      Baakens Valley
      Crank-it/Spank-it
      Baakens Valley
      The S-Bend
      Baakens Valley
      Crossways Rd
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      FT4
      Baakens Valley

      Eastern Cape Province Mountain Bike Routes

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      3Rivers: Oxwagon Pass
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      9 miles
      Hayterdale Mountain Bike Red Route, 25Km
      Hayterdale Trails
      15 miles
      Hayterdale Mountain Bike Blue Route, 10Km
      Hayterdale Trails
      6 miles
      Hayterdale Mountain Bike Green Route, 10Km
      Hayterdale Trails
      7 miles
      3Rivers: Black Porcupine Route, 60km
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      35 miles
      MMR Black Route
      Misty Mountain Reserve
      39 miles
      Emerald Vale: Blue Route (9km)
      Emerald Vale Craft Brewery & MTB Trail Network
      6 miles
      Emerald Vale: Red Route (26.5km)
      Emerald Vale Craft Brewery & MTB Trail Network
      16 miles
      3Rivers: Yellow Monkey
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      9 miles
      Emerald Vale: Yellow Route - 5km Route
      Emerald Vale Craft Brewery & MTB Trail Network
      3 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 10 rides
      Yesterday
      • 23 rides
      Past Week
      • 166 rides

      Photos of Eastern Cape Province Mountain Bike

      trail: Two Rivers
      0 |
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 10:08pm
      Jan 15, 2023
      1 |
      Jan 15, 2023 @ 10:05pm
      Jan 15, 2023
      59 |
      Nov 27, 2020 @ 10:44am
      Nov 27, 2020
      33 |
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 7:58am
      Nov 12, 2020
      39 |
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 12:57pm
      Jun 5, 2020
      31 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 3:59pm
      May 24, 2020
      27 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 6:49pm
      May 23, 2020
      46 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 11:37am
      May 23, 2020

      Videos of Eastern Cape Province Mountain Bike

      Trail Series - Baakens Valley / Port...
      1:51 | 96 | Aug 8, 2016
      3 Rivers Trails (Red Trail) | Eastern Cape,...

      10:50 | 140 | May 18, 2021
      MTB Ocean Adventure | Cape St. Francis, PE,...

      9:31 | 106 | May 18, 2021
      Misty Mountain Orange Trail | Tsitsikamma,...

      6:23 | 108 | May 18, 2021
      Hogsback South Africa, A Very Special Mountain...

      5:31 | 440 | Nov 26, 2020
      youtuber MTB JIBBING is so HOT right now | Boosting...

      10:51 | 188 | Nov 26, 2020
      youtuber Riding Wet Roots & Steep MOUNTAIN BIKE...

      13:09 | 184 | Nov 26, 2020
      Hayterdale DH helmet cam
      3:33 | 138 | Nov 11, 2020 , Zuurberg

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Beachfront Cycle Lane
      Port Elizabeth
      Jan 13, 2023 @ 11:07pm
      Jan 13, 2023
      VariableWaynejG

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2037547minkelsaddrouteLila's to Shumani and 1 more
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 4:35am
      4 hours
      user #2037547minkelswishlisttrailPinehill Spur 1 and 8 more
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 11:00am
      22 hours
      user #2458661LcferreiraaddreportParking Loop and 2 more
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 7:12am
      1 day
      user #2037547minkelsaddtrailPinehill Spur 1 and 9 more
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 7:23am
      2 days
      user #2037547minkelswishlisttrailMcantsi Pines Upper and 2 more
      Jan 23, 2023 @ 10:39pm
      Jan 23, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      user #2037547minkelstrailAvalon to Top ShopThere is a fence that needs to be crossed.
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 5:55am
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #2037547minkelstrailR347Best ridden downhill to minimize time spent on...
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 9:57pm
      Jan 10, 2023
      user #2037547minkelstrailKidd's to SeavaleRide at Low tide
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 9:55pm
      Jan 10, 2023
      user #2557650fozisapricktrailsreportPotter's Shortcutriders not paying to ride trails so no maintenance
      Dec 7, 2021 @ 7:09am
      Dec 7, 2021
      user #2037547minkelstrailPontReturn
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 12:33am
      Sep 27, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9201,689 mile172,897 ft807 miles8,809 ft
      5001,7636623,698
      E-Bike8051,495 mile147,766 ft725 miles8,809 ft
      21,719491,035
      Horse46189 miles13,091 ft84 miles8,796 ft
      341
      Hike9831,837 mile199,925 ft864 miles9,022 ft
      111,75633919
      Trail Running9851,824 mile197,539 ft858 miles9,022 ft
      1,753371,723
      Dirtbike/Moto32140 miles9,032 ft64 miles6,476 ft
      29
      Observed Trials27131 miles8,478 ft60 miles5,978 ft
      31
      ATV/ORV/OHV31144 miles10,840 ft67 miles6,476 ft
      291
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