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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Wadi Degla Protectorate (“wadi” means valley in Arabic) lies in the northern part of the Eastern Desert and runs east to west for 30km to drain into the Nile Valley at Maadi, south of of Cairo, Helwan Governorate. The area, which encompasses 60 km², was declared by the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) as Natural Protectorate in 1999.

      The Wadi Degla area offers a vast network of trails for hiking, running and biking.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      The Wadi Degla Protectorate entrance, outside the Maadi suburb of Cairo.
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      Caution on 3 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,683
      Trails (view details)
      97
      Trails Mountain Bike
      97
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      97
      Trails Trail Running
      97
      Trails Dirtbike
      2
      Trails ATV
      2
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Total Distance
      75 miles
      Total Descent
      11,189 ft
      Total Vertical
      780 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,050 ft
      Reports
      53
      Photos
      18
      Ridden Counter
      946

      Photos of Wadi Degla Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Feb 9, 2019 @ 11:39am
      Feb 9, 2019
      French Connection, My City
      17 |
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 12:04am
      Sep 18, 2018
      Going Down on Fatma, Cairo
      35 |
      Dec 14, 2017 @ 3:51am
      Dec 14, 2017
      The Wadi Degla main trail
      37 |
      Dec 14, 2017 @ 3:51am
      Dec 14, 2017
      The Wadi Degla main trail
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      Videos of Wadi Degla Mountain Bike

      Degla paradise (Dog Face)
      trail: Dog Face
      3:52 | 50 | Jun 14, 2015
      Hosni's Hairline descent # 2
      314 | Sep 28, 2016 , Cairo
      Hosni's Hairline descent
      255 | Sep 28, 2016 , Cairo
      more videos »

      Wadi Degla Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      The Short Loop
      10 miles
      MTB Egypt XCO Loop
      3 miles
      The Tour De Wadi
      19 miles
      The Three Horsemen
      17 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #498172degladudereportPuppy CanyonThanks for the report!
      Jul 28, 2018 @ 6:14pm
      Jul 28, 2018
      user #1300231jareddeanharrisreportUpper south plateau access climbError - this report is for the single track on...
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 12:37am
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #498172degladudereportHammerheadThanks for the report. Added to trail work...
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 5:59am
      Aug 11, 2017
      user #498172degladudereportNorth ridge singletrackThanks for the trail report and trail work.
      Aug 6, 2017 @ 3:45pm
      Aug 6, 2017
      user #498172degladudereportTimmy's TwisterThanks for the trail report and trail work.
      Aug 6, 2017 @ 3:45pm
      Aug 6, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1476178AsmaaaddridelogMar 19, 2019 ride log
      Mar 19, 2019 @ 5:10am
      2 days
      user #1386952OssamaTarekaddridelogMar 18, 2019 ride log
      Mar 18, 2019 @ 4:31am
      3 days
      user #1456951ShesheeroaddridelogMar 17, 2019 ride log
      Mar 18, 2019 @ 12:40am
      Mar 18, 2019
      user #498172degladudeaddridelogMar 17, 2019 ride log
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 6:10am
      Mar 17, 2019
      user #1407268davidstgaddridelogMar 16, 2019 ride log
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Mar 16, 2019
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      • By degladude MTB Egypt & contributors
      • Admins: MTB Egypt
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