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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      683
      Trails Mountain Bike
      670
      Trails E-Bike
      537
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Hike
      621
      Trails Trail Running
      622
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      501 miles
      Total Descent
      71,517 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,556 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,510 ft
      Reports
      2,705
      Photos
      59
      Ridden Counter
      11,435

      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
      The Crunch
      Karkloof Country Club
      Flatters and Dragon's Back
      Karkloof Country Club
      Alternate Road Route 1
      Karkloof Country Club
      Derek's Divide
      Karkloof Country Club
      Bruiser's Burn
      Karkloof Country Club
      Kather-Iron
      Karkloof Country Club
      007 Connector
      Karkloof Country Club
      Mattisons
      Karkloof Country Club
      Fawlty Towers
      Karkloof Country Club
      Neets Narrow
      Karkloof Country Club
      Little Lulu
      Karkloof Country Club
      isiKhova
      Karkloof Country Club

      Umgungundlovu District Mountain Bike Routes

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      Karkloof Trails 37km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      22 miles
      Karkloof Trails 10km Trail run
      Karkloof Country Club
      6 miles
      Karkloof Trails 23km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      15 miles
      Karkloof Trails 15km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      9 miles
      Karkloof Trails 21km Trail Run
      Karkloof Country Club
      13 miles
      Karkloof Trails 5km Trail Run
      Karkloof Country Club
      3 miles
      Piggly 28k Blue Route Dec 21
      Piggly Wiggly Bike Park
      17 miles
      Karkloof Trails 20km MTB Route
      Karkloof Country Club
      12 miles
      Karkloof Trails 3km Beginner
      Karkloof Country Club
      2 miles
      30km
      Lidgetton
      19 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 4 rides
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      Past Week
      • 58 rides

      Photos of Umgungundlovu District Mountain Bike

      trail: Amphitheatre
      29 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 10:34am
      Jun 18, 2021
      trail: Dual Track
      24 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 10:16am
      Jun 18, 2021
      trail: Zig Zag Climb
      31 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 9:53am
      Jun 18, 2021
      trail: Sneak Trail
      12 |
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 7:35am
      Jun 8, 2021
      35 |
      Jun 4, 2021 @ 2:48pm
      Jun 4, 2021
      trail: Wack-a-Bush
      41 |
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 6:32am
      Jun 1, 2021
      11 |
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 7:16am
      Oct 24, 2020
      66 |
      Feb 4, 2020 @ 10:57am
      Feb 4, 2020

      Videos of Umgungundlovu District Mountain Bike

      Ross Kew - Cascades Mountain Bike Park
      trail: Enduro
      2:10 | 134 | Jul 29, 2021 , Pietermaritzburg
      iNsingizi Lodge Mountain Biking

      3:29 | 116 | Oct 24, 2020
      Karkloof MTB Trails

      3:12 | 238 | Feb 10, 2020
      Hylton Turvey Karkloof's Trail Builder

      2:02 | 218 | Feb 10, 2020
      Hylton Turvey, The man behind the Sappi...

      2:04 | 234 | Feb 10, 2020
      Bike Life - Karkloof Review

      4:59 | 160 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof Downhill track 2016

      3:30 | 98 | Feb 10, 2020
      Karkloof MTB Trails 2017 - with map

      4:48 | 167 | Feb 10, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Nyaga Nyaga
      Karkloof Country Club
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 2:23am
      Jan 10, 2023
      DryHarksmithBasically not there any more. Covered by...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2625896SandihwishlistrouteTo Sisonke and back via Renes Rumble
      Jan 14, 2023 @ 11:44am
      Jan 14, 2023
      user #1484550HarksmithaddreportNyaga Nyaga and 1 more
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 2:23am
      Jan 10, 2023
      user #2989244Bunny88wishlisttrailKeira's Trail
      Jan 7, 2023 @ 8:30pm
      Jan 7, 2023
      user #3292168RudivdowishlistrouteKarkloof Trails 20km MTB Route and 3 more
      Jan 6, 2023 @ 4:21am
      Jan 6, 2023
      user #2941412jiStRol6addroute30km
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 5:09am
      Dec 28, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #1850743PygaSquirreltrailHowies 2Currently closed due to timber harvesting.
      Dec 20, 2022 @ 7:09pm
      Dec 20, 2022
      user #2041788Morts7trailWattlesGreat free flowing single track
      Jun 22, 2022 @ 9:50am
      Jun 22, 2022
      user #1810122paulrrenckentrailHome Jerome (Closed)Trail is open and being used ..the risk is...
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 9:36am
      Jun 19, 2021
      user #1810122paulrrenckentrailWattlesTree down
      May 23, 2021 @ 10:49am
      May 23, 2021
      user #2340791DirkGVP0413reportHome Jerome (Closed)Route closed
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 7:02am
      Oct 26, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike670491 miles69,199 ft226 miles3,556 ft
      572,7053711,863
      E-Bike537422 miles58,461 ft195 miles3,215 ft
      2,6031091
      Horse67 miles1,099 ft4 miles1,207 ft
      485
      Hike621474 miles62,635 ft214 miles3,556 ft
      2,6967525
      Trail Running622475 miles63,146 ft216 miles3,556 ft
      22,698161,027
      Dirtbike/Moto13,793 ft427 ft
      4852
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