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      Situated a few kilometres off the N3, just over an hour from Durban and 5 hours from Johannesburg, the beautiful Karkloof valley in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is fast becoming one of the premier mountain biking destinations in South Africa.

      Sappiā€™s wide-spread plantations, coupled with the vision and dedication of passionate local mountain biking enthusiasts has resulted in a world-class trail network which is now accessible year round to recreational riders. Add to this the facilities offered at the Karkloof Country Club, including safe parking, hot showers and a place to wash your bike and you have everything you need to enjoy a mind blowing mountain biking experience!
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      55
      Total Distance
      50.9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      24.7 miles
      Total Descent
      1.6 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      5,218 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,860 ft
      Reports
      4
      Ridden Counter
      98

      Popular Karkloof MTB Trails Mountain Bike Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Carnival
      Feb 3, 2017 @ 1:25am
      Feb 3, 2017
      Trail closed - Timber harvesting
      Minx
      Feb 3, 2017 @ 1:22am
      Feb 3, 2017
      Trail closed - Timber harvesting
      Mitch's Ditch
      Feb 2, 2017 @ 10:44pm
      Feb 2, 2017
      Trail closed - Harvesting

      Videos of Karkloof MTB Trails Mountain Bike

      Getting Loose
      189 | Aug 17, 2015 , Pietermaritzburg
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      Karkloof MTB Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Moderate 30k
      19.1 miles
      Easy 20k
      13.1 miles
      Easy 10k
      6.1 miles

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      karkloof Mountain Bike Club pump Trackskill parkPietermaritzburg
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      Nearby Riding Areas

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