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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)
      1,060
      Trails Mountain Bike
      950
      Trails E-Bike
      841
      Trails Horse
      47
      Trails Hike
      1,015
      Trails Trail Running
      1,017
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      33
      Trails Observed Trials
      27
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      31
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      1,985 mile
      Total Descent
      215,715 ft
      Total Vertical
      9,023 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,023 ft
      Reports
      1,994
      Photos
      897
      Ridden Counter
      20,039
      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
      CVF 006
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      Killer Downhill
      Baakens Valley
      Purple Cow
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      Cool Runnings
      Longmore Forest (3Rivers Trails)
      BV 001
      Baakens Valley
      Upper Crossing (Parking lot to 14th)
      Baakens Valley
      Crossways Rd
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      Crank-it/Spank-it
      Baakens Valley
      The S-Bend
      Baakens Valley
      OWP 003
      Longmore Forest (3Rivers Trails)

      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
      3Rivers: Yellow Monkey
      Crossways (3Rivers Trails)
      9 miles
      Emerald Vale: Yellow Route - 5km Route
      Emerald Vale Craft Brewery & MTB Trail Network
      3 miles
      Emerald Vale: Blue Route (9km)
      Emerald Vale Craft Brewery & MTB Trail Network
      6 miles
      Hayterdale XCO Course 5.5km
      Hayterdale Trails
      3 miles
      Emerald Vale: Red Route (26.5km)
      Emerald Vale Craft Brewery & MTB Trail Network
      16 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      Yesterday
      • 15 rides
      Past Week
      • 142 rides

      Photos of Eastern Cape Province Mountain Bike

      trail: Jos Jaunt
      0 |
      Feb 5, 2024 @ 10:37am
      Feb 5, 2024
      65 |
      May 8, 2023 @ 12:42am
      May 8, 2023
      68 |
      Nov 27, 2020 @ 10:44am
      Nov 27, 2020
      38 |
      Nov 12, 2020 @ 7:58am
      Nov 12, 2020
      42 |
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 12:57pm
      Jun 5, 2020
      32 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 3:59pm
      May 24, 2020
      30 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 6:49pm
      May 23, 2020
      48 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 11:37am
      May 23, 2020

      Videos of Eastern Cape Province Mountain Bike

      Trail Series - Baakens Valley / Port...
      1:51 | 104 | Aug 8, 2016
      3 Rivers Trails (Red Trail) | Eastern Cape,...

      10:50 | 219 | May 18, 2021
      MTB Ocean Adventure | Cape St. Francis, PE,...

      9:31 | 156 | May 18, 2021
      Misty Mountain Orange Trail | Tsitsikamma,...

      6:23 | 156 | May 18, 2021
      Hogsback South Africa, A Very Special Mountain...

      5:31 | 562 | Nov 26, 2020
      youtuber MTB JIBBING is so HOT right now | Boosting...

      10:51 | 261 | Nov 26, 2020
      youtuber Riding Wet Roots & Steep MOUNTAIN BIKE...

      13:09 | 232 | Nov 26, 2020
      Hayterdale DH helmet cam
      3:33 | 192 | Nov 11, 2020 , Zuurberg

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Valley Rumble Crossing
      Baakens Valley
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 4:05am
      2 days
      Unknowndustrider1Overgrown with trees down over trail,...
      Beachfront Cycle Lane
      Port Elizabeth
      Feb 2, 2024 @ 10:34pm
      Feb 2, 2024
      VariableTanyaJackson

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      dustrider1addtrailactivity #49325793 and 1 more
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 7:15am
      1 day
      dustrider1addtrailactivity #49325790
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 7:15am
      1 day
      dustrider1addreportactivity #49319985
      Feb 19, 2024 @ 4:07am
      2 days
      fozisapricktrailscommenttrailactivity #49159020
      Feb 14, 2024 @ 6:02am
      Feb 14, 2024
      fozisapricktrailsaddphotoactivity #49158972 and 2 more
      Feb 14, 2024 @ 6:00am
      Feb 14, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      fozisapricktrailstrailBeaconhurst pipe lineits open after big clean up , peter venter...
      Feb 14, 2024 @ 6:02am
      Feb 14, 2024
      GreggBlomeyertrailStrandloper TrailOnly rideable from Morgan Bay side down to the...
      Jan 1, 2024 @ 8:58am
      Jan 1, 2024
      fozisapricktrailstrailDown To DolphinSooooooooo much fun
      Aug 5, 2023 @ 5:40am
      Aug 5, 2023
      rongaunttrailBlack MambaFun trail. Couple of fallen trees you need...
      Jun 30, 2023 @ 4:28am
      Jun 30, 2023
      minkelstrailAvalon to Top ShopThere is a fence that needs to be crossed.
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 5:55am
      Jan 16, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9501,783 mile179,967 ft849 miles8,809 ft
      8201,9936929,702
      E-Bike8411,593 mile155,259 ft768 miles8,809 ft
      21,939501,760
      Horse47193 miles13,133 ft84 miles8,796 ft
      441
      Hike1,0151,934 mile207,887 ft906 miles9,022 ft
      341,986361,244
      Trail Running1,0171,926 mile205,892 ft904 miles9,022 ft
      411,983392,700
      Dirtbike/Moto33140 miles9,039 ft64 miles6,476 ft
      376
      Observed Trials27131 miles8,478 ft60 miles5,978 ft
      41
      ATV/ORV/OHV31144 miles10,840 ft67 miles6,476 ft
      371
      Downhill Ski1768 ft7 ft243 ft13 ft
      1
      Nordic Ski12,972 ft98 ft2,546 ft102 ft
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