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

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      721
      Trails Mountain Bike
      727
      Trails E-Bike
      660
      Trails Hike
      382
      Trails Trail Running
      371
      Trails Horse
      9
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Total Distance
      539 miles
      Total Descent
      85,881 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,127 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,171 ft
      Reports
      3,795
      Photos
      951
      Ridden Counter
      54,858

      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

      12 |
      Jun 5, 2022 @ 10:57am
      Jun 5, 2022
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      Jun 5, 2022 @ 3:19am
      Jun 5, 2022
      14 |
      Jun 1, 2022 @ 12:04am
      Jun 1, 2022
      16 |
      Jun 1, 2022 @ 12:04am
      Jun 1, 2022
      50 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      72 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      65 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      120 |
      May 26, 2019 @ 11:06am
      May 26, 2019

      Videos of Stellenbosch Mountain Bike

      SA Banhoek Fail
      90 | Jun 9, 2021
      'Boegoe Zag' on Helderberg Trails
      trail: Boegoe Zag
      41 | Dec 15, 2020
      DUST BAE - EDEN FOREST STELLENBOSCH
      60 | Dec 1, 2020
      full throttle
      trail: Downhill
      0:26 | 154 | Sep 22, 2020
      2020 lockdown diaries - garden of eden
      0:29 | 70 | May 18, 2020
      Helderberg Shred
      0:46 | 100 | Mar 9, 2020
      full send
      trail: flow trail
      0:43 | 122 | May 2, 2019
      tings
      trail: flow trail
      0:26 | 102 | Dec 30, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Eden Link to Mont Marie
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 6:32am
      2 days
      IdealmwcdrossTrail Running
      Eden Main Line
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 9:25am
      Jun 24, 2022
      IdealAdriaan1Tree over trail just after the jumps at...
      Game Farm
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 10:07am
      Jun 22, 2022
      Wetdawieventer WinelandsTrail water-logged. Undergoing repair and...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Mont Marie New climb
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 6:32am
      2 days
      IdealTrail Running mwcdross
      Jeeptrack1
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 6:32am
      2 days
      IdealTrail Running mwcdross
      Granny's Forest
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 2:35am
      Jun 26, 2022
      Variable A tree has fallen over and is blocking...Dave-09 Helderberg
      Helderberg Farm 4x4 Trail
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 2:35am
      Jun 26, 2022
      Ideal Dave-09 Helderberg
      XCO Down
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 2:35am
      Jun 26, 2022
      Ideal Farmwork/Construction happening at the...Dave-09 Helderberg
      69W 008
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 5:38am
      Jun 24, 2022
      Idealjohn-van-esch Winelands
      Paddagang
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 5:38am
      Jun 24, 2022
      Wetjohn-van-esch Winelands
      BV Singletrack 002
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 5:38am
      Jun 24, 2022
      Idealjohn-van-esch Winelands
      Volki's Flyer
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 5:38am
      Jun 24, 2022
      Variable john-van-esch Winelands
      Brummer Park
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 5:37am
      Jun 22, 2022
      Variablemwcdross

      Activity Feed

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      user #1264093AndreHammanaddreportSuperman ( aka Lets Pedal Down)
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 8:24am
      20 hours
      user #1264093AndreHammanvotetrailGranny's Forest and 1 more
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 7:39am
      21 hours
      user #1264093AndreHammanriddentrailGranny's Forest and 14 more
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 7:39am
      21 hours
      user #1261028mwcdrossaddreportEden Link to Mont Marie
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 9:43am
      2 days
      user #1261028mwcdrossaddreportMont Marie New climb and 1 more
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 9:43am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #477906phenningreportIron Monkey Topupdate
      Jun 8, 2022 @ 1:08am
      Jun 8, 2022
      user #2723654janlouisdtreportThe PlumberPlumber still closed?
      Apr 15, 2022 @ 2:36am
      Apr 15, 2022
      user #2222736DirtopiatrailSTN Singletrack 001There are blue extensions from the green climb...
      Dec 29, 2021 @ 11:49pm
      Dec 29, 2021
      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

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike694498 miles72,448 ft187 miles2,841 ft
      #124#18484,0566928,856
      E-Bike660486 miles69,606 ft180 miles5,128 ft
      #50#183,82249759
      Hike382325 miles55,581 ft117 miles5,066 ft
      #201#1953,8968696
      Trail Running371320 miles54,249 ft115 miles5,066 ft
      #202#153,895183,083
      Horse915 miles682 ft5 miles837 ft
      996
      ATV/ORV/OHV82 miles312 ft2,244 ft1,312 ft
      816
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