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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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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
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  • < 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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Radar Time
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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
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
      • 267
      • 2
      • 215
      • 173
      • 18
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 28, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      718
      Trails Mountain Bike
      677
      Trails E-Bike
      620
      Trails Hike
      364
      Trails Trail Running
      355
      Trails Horse
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Total Distance
      498 miles
      Total Descent
      83,117 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,125 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,171 ft
      Reports
      3,471
      Photos
      909
      Ridden Counter
      38,184

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: Andrew Neethling Meets Clemens Kaudela in South Africa 'Mission to Ride'
      May 19, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Clemens was in town building a new line at Hellsend Dirt Compound, so Andrew took the opportunity to hang out with Clemens for a chat, and to show...
      Video: Niko Velasco Rips Through Scorched Trails in South Africa
      Dec 19, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      After a fire burned through the night on Niko Velasco's farm, he checked the trails by ripping through at a searing pace.
      Video: Big Trains at The Halloween Jam at Hellsend Bike Compound
      Nov 3, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      A spooky jam, with all the local South African rippers.
      Video: Whip Offs and Dirt Jump Jams at the 2020 Hellsend Dirt Party
      Jul 14, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      One last send session at the compound before the lockdown
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Stellenbosch Mountain Bike

      trail: Game Farm
      0 |
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 11:44pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      trail: Game Farm
      2 |
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 11:44pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      trail: Game Farm
      6 |
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 11:44pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      trail: Irish Climb
      9 |
      Nov 21, 2021 @ 8:09am
      Nov 21, 2021
      25 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      58 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      48 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      93 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 11:06am
      May 26, 2019

      Videos of Stellenbosch Mountain Bike

      SA Banhoek Fail
      83 | Jun 9, 2021
      'Boegoe Zag' on Helderberg Trails
      trail: Boegoe Zag
      34 | Dec 15, 2020
      DUST BAE - EDEN FOREST STELLENBOSCH
      42 | Dec 1, 2020
      full throttle
      trail: Downhill
      0:26 | 125 | Sep 22, 2020
      2020 lockdown diaries - garden of eden
      0:29 | 62 | May 18, 2020
      Helderberg Shred
      0:46 | 80 | Mar 9, 2020
      full send
      trail: flow trail
      0:43 | 112 | May 2, 2019
      tings
      trail: flow trail
      0:26 | 95 | Dec 30, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      BV 013
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 11:12pm
      1 day
      Idealjohn-van-esch!!!NOTE!!! NO Cycling sign!
      Faure Climbing Trail
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 11:12pm
      Nov 14, 2021
      Idealjohn-van-eschBike robbery HOTSPOT! Do not ride alone!

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Miravel Loop
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 3:06am
      Dec 4, 2021
      Idealjohn-van-eschAll clear, new bridge and road scraped. ;-)
      Yellow02
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 11:06pm
      Nov 30, 2021
      Variablehscheff BHRC Bulldozed section has been made...
      Descent from Botmaskop
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 8:07am
      Nov 29, 2021
      IdealBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      BobSlay Camissa
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 8:06am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Prevalent MudBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      Botmaskop Sky Traverse
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 8:06am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Prevalent MudBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      Banhoek Berms
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 8:05am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Prevalent MudBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      Agama Camissa
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 8:05am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Prevalent MudBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      Botmaskop Downhill
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 8:03am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Prevalent MudBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      Helshoogte Culvert
      Nov 29, 2021 @ 4:54am
      Nov 29, 2021
      Prevalent MudBanhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK
      Goddess
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 9:18pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      Prevalent MudmwcdrossOrigin of Trails destroyed the trail in...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2723654janlouisdtaddreportYellow short connector and 2 more
      Dec 7, 2021 @ 12:45am
      10 hours
      user #1785592Banhoek-ConservancyaddtrailTrails SA Vrede en Lust to Plaisir and 1 more
      Dec 6, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      23 hours
      user #1785592Banhoek-ConservancyupdatetrailVal De Vie to Boschendal
      Dec 6, 2021 @ 9:05am
      1 day
      user #2692817john-van-eschaddreportBV 013
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 11:13pm
      1 day
      user #2692817john-van-eschaddreportNoMTB 100
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 11:11pm
      1 day

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2692817john-van-eschreportMiravel LoopTrail cleared & new bridge built ;-)
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 3:06am
      Dec 4, 2021
      user #2723654janlouisdttrailOrange01Beautiful! thanks for your service
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 6:44am
      Oct 25, 2021
      user #1538731hschefftrailOrange01Thank you. Map updated to reflect recent changes.
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 6:24am
      Oct 25, 2021
      user #2723654janlouisdttrailOrange01Section from 1.09km to 1.74km is incorrectly...
      Oct 19, 2021 @ 11:01pm
      Oct 19, 2021
      user #2692817john-van-eschtrailMiravel LoopSingle Track next to the house is obstructed...
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 12:16am
      Oct 11, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike667456 miles69,777 ft164 miles2,831 ft
      #140#18173,4626121,560
      E-Bike620457 miles68,635 ft160 miles5,125 ft
      #51#153,22649460
      Hike364318 miles56,142 ft112 miles4,997 ft
      #246#1833,3079521
      Trail Running355313 miles54,806 ft110 miles4,885 ft
      #245#143,306172,150
      Horse911 miles525 ft3 miles840 ft
      1,008
      ATV/ORV/OHV82 miles318 ft2,388 ft1,312 ft
      823
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