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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      237
      Trails Mountain Bike
      131
      Trails E-Bike
      109
      Trails Horse
      74
      Trails Hike
      239
      Trails Trail Running
      207
      Total Distance
      241 miles
      Total Descent
      36,635 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,699 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,041 ft
      Reports
      149
      Photos
      35
      Ridden Counter
      1,387

      Outside Logo Articles

      Race Report: Greg Minnaar Cycles Gravity Series ROUND 3 - Cathkin Trails
      Jun 27, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The final round of the 2019 Greg Minnaar Cycles Gravity Series, operated by KZN Gravity MTB was held over the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of June...

      Popular Uthukela District Mountain Biking Trails

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      Drop down to the river
      Cathkin Trails
      Behind the Nest
      Cathkin Trails
      Bridge to The Nest
      Cathkin Trails
      The Ledges
      Drakensberg Trails
      Upper Gypsies
      Drakensberg Trails
      Grotto Access Road
      Drakensberg Trails
      Grotto
      Drakensberg Trails
      Trilby Descent
      Drakensberg Trails
      Downtime
      Drakensberg Trails
      The Start
      Drakensberg Trails
      Lower Gorge
      Drakensberg Trails
      Acacia Meander
      Drakensberg Trails
      Leopard Cavern
      Drakensberg Trails
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      Drakensberg Trails
      Sly's Gamble
      Cathkin Trails

      Uthukela District Mountain Bike Routes

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      Grotto Route (Red Blazes)
      Drakensberg Trails
      13 miles
      Gypsies Bend Route (Green Blazes)
      Drakensberg Trails
      8 miles
      Nook Road Route (Black Blazes)
      Drakensberg Trails
      22 miles
      Platrand: Marnus' Route
      Observation Hill
      11 miles
      CSR 7.5km TR
      Cathkin Trails
      5 miles
      Drakensberg Trails: Ride The Berg 2021, Day 1 race
      Drakensberg Trails
      29 miles
      Drakensberg Trails: Ride The Berg 2021, Day 2 race
      Drakensberg Trails
      25 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      Past Week
      • 11 rides

      Photos of Uthukela District Mountain Bike

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      Aug 25, 2022 @ 8:17am
      Aug 25, 2022
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      Jun 3, 2022 @ 10:23pm
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      Jun 3, 2022 @ 10:22pm
      Jun 3, 2022
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      Mar 14, 2021 @ 3:11pm
      Mar 14, 2021
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:45am
      Feb 25, 2021
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      Feb 25, 2021 @ 11:39am
      Feb 25, 2021

      Videos of Uthukela District Mountain Bike

      Garth goes OTB
      134 | Feb 3, 2021
      Bike Life Riding Avianto
      trail: Technical
      2:09 | 149 | May 19, 2015
      Platrand Lodge

      5:14 | 206 | Feb 25, 2021
      Platrand Lodge - Wildlife - Ladysmith

      0:54 | 322 | Feb 25, 2021
      Platrand Lodge - Ladysmith - Wildlife

      0:37 | 194 | Feb 25, 2021
      Platrand Lodge Mountain Biking

      6:21 | 182 | Feb 25, 2021
      CATHKIN BRAES - Fun at my local trails
      2:00 | 279 | Oct 18, 2020 , Cathkin Park

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike131136 miles13,747 ft53 miles2,264 ft
      3514971,009
      E-Bike109111 miles10,036 ft42 miles2,264 ft
      139556
      Horse7472 miles14,944 ft28 miles6,181 ft
      51
      Hike239241 miles36,634 ft96 miles6,699 ft
      1494401
      Trail Running207206 miles28,586 ft80 miles6,699 ft
      1496255
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