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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 29, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      414
      Trails Mountain Bike
      420
      Trails E-Bike
      418
      Trails Hike
      419
      Trails Trail Running
      419
      Total Distance
      313 miles
      Total Descent
      39,512 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,211 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,510 ft
      Reports
      2,536
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      11,575

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Building & Riding Sustainable Trails in South Africa in 'Soil Searching - Quiet Craftsman'
      May 5, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Meet Hylton Turvey, a trail builder who finds inspiration in the shape of the land itself.
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      Photos of Howick Mountain Bike

      trail: Beacon Hill
      44 |
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 6:38pm
      Jun 3, 2020
      | 2 comments
      trail: Beacon Hill
      42 |
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 6:37pm
      Jun 3, 2020
      57 |
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 4:43am
      Apr 19, 2020
      64 |
      Feb 4, 2020 @ 10:57am
      Feb 4, 2020
      44 |
      Dec 30, 2019 @ 9:40am
      Dec 30, 2019
      trail: Andrews Amble
      14 |
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Sep 5, 2019
      trail: Main Road
      35 |
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Sep 5, 2019
      trail: Supa Tube
      81 |
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 8:46am
      Aug 25, 2019

      Videos of Howick Mountain Bike

      Karkloof MTB Trails

      3:12 | 227 | Feb 10, 2020
      Hylton Turvey Karkloof's Trail Builder

      2:02 | 205 | Feb 10, 2020
      Hylton Turvey, The man behind the Sappi...

      2:04 | 210 | Feb 10, 2020
      Bike Life - Karkloof Review

      4:59 | 144 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof Downhill track 2016

      3:30 | 88 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof MTB Trails 2017 - with map

      4:48 | 145 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof Trails MTB POV GoPro

      3:22 | 92 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof's Howick MTB Trails

      3:40 | 94 | Feb 10, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1203988kbagrovawishlistrouteKarkloof Trails 21km Trail Run
      Sep 30, 2022 @ 9:29pm
      Sep 30, 2022
      user #1850743PygaSquirreladdtrailLink Trail 1
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 6:51am
      Sep 29, 2022
      user #1850743PygaSquirreladdreportHowies Lower
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 6:49am
      Sep 29, 2022
      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailTotem and 5 more
      Sep 5, 2022 @ 4:44am
      Sep 5, 2022
      user #1850743PygaSquirreladdtrailKeira's Trail
      Sep 5, 2022 @ 4:43am
      Sep 5, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2041788Morts7trailWattlesGreat free flowing single track
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 9:50am
      Jun 22, 2022
      user #1810122paulrrenckentrailHome Jerome (Closed)Trail is open and being used ..the risk is...
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Jun 19, 2021
      user #1810122paulrrenckentrailWattlesTree down
      May 23, 2021 @ 10:49am
      May 23, 2021
      user #2340791DirkGVP0413reportHome Jerome (Closed)Route closed
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 7:02am
      Oct 26, 2020
      user #2340791DirkGVP0413reportHome Jerome (Closed)Route closed
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 7:01am
      Oct 26, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike420313 miles39,511 ft141 miles2,211 ft
      #797#12382,545194,940
      E-Bike418313 miles39,488 ft141 miles2,211 ft
      #242#112,44945
      Hike419313 miles39,511 ft141 miles2,211 ft
      #616#92,544194
      Trail Running419313 miles39,449 ft141 miles2,211 ft
      #620#922,5455606
      • By wesseljacobsz TRAILFORKS MMTBS RLAG & contributors
      • Admins: Midlands
      • #9404 - 6,249 views

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