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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 15, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      512
      Trails Mountain Bike
      482
      Trails E-Bike
      438
      Trails Horse
      14
      Trails Hike
      337
      Trails Trail Running
      336
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Total Distance
      412 miles
      Total Descent
      75,280 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,780 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,826 ft
      Reports
      4,280
      Photos
      1,004
      Ridden Counter
      95,011

      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

      10 |
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 1:43am
      Apr 17, 2024
      trail: Darkfest
      30 |
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 7:21am
      Jan 28, 2024
      trail: Darkfest
      36 |
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 7:21am
      Jan 28, 2024
      trail: Darkfest
      99 |
      Jan 28, 2024 @ 7:21am
      Jan 28, 2024
      87 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      117 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      119 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      175 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 11:06am
      May 26, 2019

      Videos of Stellenbosch Mountain Bike

      SA Banhoek Fail
      128 | Jun 9, 2021
      'Boegoe Zag' on Helderberg Trails
      trail: Boegoe Zag
      53 | Dec 15, 2020
      DUST BAE - EDEN FOREST STELLENBOSCH
      130 | Dec 1, 2020
      full throttle
      trail: Downhill
      0:26 | 264 | Sep 22, 2020
      2020 lockdown diaries - garden of eden
      0:29 | 114 | May 18, 2020
      Helderberg Shred
      0:46 | 138 | Mar 9, 2020
      full send
      trail: flow trail
      0:43 | 151 | May 2, 2019
      tings
      trail: flow trail
      0:26 | 121 | Dec 30, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Status Quo
      Apr 20, 2024 @ 1:17am
      Apr 20, 2024
      DrySchalkMaraisUpper section is being re-built. Can...
      Eden Main Line
      Apr 20, 2024 @ 1:05pm
      Apr 20, 2024
      Drydario-lE-Bike Unfortunately after the storm there are...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      OferStudioriddentrailactivity #52832032 and 2 more
      May 19, 2024 @ 10:45am
      9 hours
      OferStudioriddentrailactivity #52831997 and 5 more
      May 19, 2024 @ 10:44am
      9 hours
      CharloVTUWJwishlistrouteactivity #52813217
      May 19, 2024 @ 2:31am
      18 hours
      OferStudiowishlistregionactivity #52735631
      May 17, 2024 @ 1:17pm
      2 days
      RuanNwishlistrouteactivity #52728330
      May 17, 2024 @ 10:22am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      ulfojebotrailPicnic TrailThis trail is fantastic, well kept all trails....
      Dec 29, 2023 @ 9:07am
      Dec 29, 2023
      dgriffittrailIrish 1pm
      Dec 6, 2023 @ 12:35pm
      Dec 6, 2023
      krazyjeytrailFortSimon05Fort Simon is a gem . it offers views and a...
      Nov 16, 2023 @ 4:29am
      Nov 16, 2023
      Diemer601trailFirehut 1One of my fav trails from Jonkershon
      Nov 14, 2023 @ 5:12am
      Nov 14, 2023
      Diemer601trailFirehut 2On of the most fun sections from Jonkershoek...
      Nov 14, 2023 @ 5:11am
      Nov 14, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike482373 miles61,063 ft153 miles2,838 ft
      #121#18924,2687246,260
      E-Bike438359 miles58,553 ft144 miles3,796 ft
      #65#194,035502,380
      Horse1419 miles1,854 ft9 miles1,070 ft
      949
      Hike337290 miles51,680 ft116 miles4,446 ft
      #162#1984,16881,243
      Trail Running336289 miles50,518 ft116 miles4,446 ft
      #163#154,167186,379
      ATV/ORV/OHV82 miles312 ft2,244 ft1,312 ft
      765
      • By hartmut & contributors
      • Admins: STF, irideafrica
      • #5121 - 42,700 views

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