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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      744
      Trails Mountain Bike
      731
      Trails E-Bike
      624
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Hike
      723
      Trails Trail Running
      723
      Total Distance
      481 miles
      Total Descent
      64,611 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,556 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,510 ft
      Reports
      2,916
      Photos
      62
      Ridden Counter
      15,120

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Building & Riding Sustainable Trails in South Africa in 'Soil Searching - Quiet Craftsman'
      May 5, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Meet Hylton Turvey, a trail builder who finds inspiration in the shape of the land itself.
      Race Report: The Greg Minnaar Cycles KZN Regional Championships Come to a Head in Pietermaritzburg
      Jul 24, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      A re-worked World Cup track challenged riders at the KZN series finale.

      Popular Umgungundlovu District Mountain Biking Trails

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      Heaven
      Karkloof Country Club
      River Riviere and Digits Dive
      Karkloof Country Club
      Forest Road 004
      Karkloof Country Club
      Flatters and Dragon's Back
      Karkloof Country Club
      Bruiser's Burn
      Karkloof Country Club
      Derek's Divide
      Karkloof Country Club
      007 Connector
      Karkloof Country Club
      The Crunch
      Karkloof Country Club
      Alternate Road Route 1
      Karkloof Country Club
      Fawlty Towers
      Karkloof Country Club
      Kather-Iron
      Karkloof Country Club
      Mattisons
      Karkloof Country Club
      isiKhova
      Karkloof Country Club
      Carnival
      Karkloof Country Club
      Soul Fly
      Karkloof Country Club

      Umgungundlovu District Mountain Bike Routes

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      Karkloof Trails 37km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      22 miles
      42km MTB
      Karkloof Country Club
      26 miles
      Karkloof Trails 15km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      9 miles
      Karkloof Trails 23km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      15 miles
      Karkloof Trails 10km Trail run
      Karkloof Country Club
      6 miles
      Piggly 28k Blue Route Dec 21
      Piggly Wiggly Bike Park
      17 miles
      Karkloof Trails 5km Trail Run
      Karkloof Country Club
      3 miles
      Karkloof Trails 21km Trail Run
      Karkloof Country Club
      13 miles
      Karkloof Trails 20km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      12 miles
      Karkloof Trails 3km Beginner
      Karkloof Country Club
      2 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 16 rides

      Photos of Umgungundlovu District Mountain Bike

      trail: Amphitheatre
      43 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Jun 18, 2021
      trail: Dual Track
      42 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 10:16am
      Jun 18, 2021
      trail: Zig Zag Climb
      40 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 9:53am
      Jun 18, 2021
      17 |
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 7:35am
      Jun 8, 2021
      17 |
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 7:35am
      Jun 8, 2021
      44 |
      Jun 4, 2021 @ 2:48pm
      Jun 4, 2021
      52 |
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 6:32am
      Jun 1, 2021
      14 |
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 7:16am
      Oct 24, 2020
      73 |
      Feb 4, 2020 @ 10:57am
      Feb 4, 2020

      Videos of Umgungundlovu District Mountain Bike

      iNsingizi Lodge Mountain Biking

      3:29 | 152 | Oct 24, 2020
      Karkloof MTB Trails

      3:12 | 308 | Feb 10, 2020
      Hylton Turvey Karkloof's Trail Builder

      2:02 | 269 | Feb 10, 2020
      Hylton Turvey, The man behind the Sappi...

      2:04 | 314 | Feb 10, 2020
      Bike Life - Karkloof Review

      4:59 | 201 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof Downhill track 2016

      3:30 | 135 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof MTB Trails 2017 - with map

      4:48 | 243 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof Trails MTB POV GoPro

      3:22 | 152 | Feb 10, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      River Run
      Karkloof Country Club
      Feb 10, 2024 @ 6:29am
      Feb 10, 2024
      WetkbagrovaHike Overgrown and 1 of the bridges is removed
      PW007
      Piggly Wiggly Bike Park
      Feb 3, 2024 @ 10:53pm
      Feb 3, 2024
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      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      IanTsFtNdriddentrailactivity #49240891
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 12:47am
      Feb 17, 2024
      DavidBefQawishlistrouteactivity #49221138
      Feb 16, 2024 @ 9:56am
      Feb 16, 2024
      kbagrovaaddreportactivity #49032163 and 5 more
      Feb 10, 2024 @ 6:27am
      Feb 10, 2024
      trailfoxkznupdatetrailactivity #48848745
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 4:14am
      Feb 4, 2024
      Ferreiramgaddreportactivity #48847360 and 1 more
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 3:37am
      Feb 4, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      PygaSquirreltrailNumber 3Currently closed.
      Feb 28, 2023 @ 9:09am
      Feb 28, 2023
      PygaSquirreltrailHowies 2Currently closed due to timber harvesting.
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 7:09pm
      Dec 20, 2022
      Morts7trailWattlesGreat free flowing single track
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 9:50am
      Jun 22, 2022
      paulrrenckentrailHome Jerome (Closed)Trail is open and being used ..the risk is...
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Jun 19, 2021
      paulrrenckentrailWattlesTree down
      May 23, 2021 @ 10:49am
      May 23, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike731471 miles62,293 ft214 miles3,556 ft
      602,9163814,616
      E-Bike624413 miles54,695 ft189 miles3,215 ft
      2,79511257
      Horse33 miles791 ft2 miles568 ft
      487
      Hike723469 miles61,785 ft213 miles3,556 ft
      2,9057704
      Trail Running723470 miles62,136 ft213 miles3,556 ft
      22,902181,580
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