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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
      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
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 55
      • 5
      • 1


      Open on Dec 7, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,185
      Trails (view details)
      63
      Trails Mountain Bike
      63
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      63
      Trails Trail Running
      63
      Total Distance
      59 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent
      9,440 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,860 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,218 ft
      Reports
      40
      Photos
      3
      Ridden Counter
      721

      Photos of Karkloof MTB Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Devils Hill
      5 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:25am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Devils Hill, Johannesburg
      trail: Devils Hill
      7 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:25am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Devils Hill, Johannesburg
      trail: Green Wizard
      17 |
      Nov 20, 2017 @ 10:31pm
      Nov 20, 2017
      Green Wizard, Howick
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      Videos of Karkloof MTB Trails Mountain Bike

      Getting Loose
      337 | Aug 17, 2015 , Howick
      Bat Outa Hell
      4:59 | 404 | Aug 17, 2015 , Howick
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      Karkloof MTB Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Moderate 30k
      19 miles

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