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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 month
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • 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
      Wadi Degla Protected Area Visitors Center google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The Wadi Degla Protectorate entrance, outside the Maadi suburb of Cairo.
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      Region Details
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      • 85
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      Region Status
      Caution as of 2 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #4,111
      Trails (view details)
      173
      Trails Mountain Bike
      173
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      168
      Trails Trail Running
      168
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Dirtbike
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      120 miles
      Total Descent
      15,458 ft
      Total Vertical
      779 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,049 ft
      Reports
      116
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      1,802

      Photos of Wadi Degla Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Dec 23, 2019 @ 4:30am
      Dec 23, 2019
      trail: Diplodocus
      11 |
      Nov 20, 2019 @ 8:16pm
      Nov 20, 2019
      trail: The Zipline
      12 |
      Nov 20, 2019 @ 7:53pm
      Nov 20, 2019
      26 |
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 11:25am
      Oct 15, 2019

      Videos of Wadi Degla Mountain Bike

      Degla paradise (Dog Face)
      trail: Dog Face
      3:52 | 72 | Jun 14, 2015
      Hosni's Hairline descent # 2
      411 | Sep 28, 2016 , Cairo
      Hosni's Hairline descent
      344 | Sep 28, 2016 , Cairo

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      Activity Feed

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      user #498172degladudeaddreportEl Konafa Descent and 5 more
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 6:00am
      16 hours
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      Mar 7, 2020 @ 9:37am
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      Mar 2, 2020 @ 6:46pm
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      Feb 22, 2020 @ 7:16am
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      Recent Comments

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      user #498172degladudereportFatma's FreewayThat said, I don't know where "Colorado...
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 10:35am
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #498172degladudereportFatma's FreewayAt the end of Fatma's Freeway (riding west),...
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #1300231jareddeanharrisreportFatma's FreewayI have been looking for Blade Runner and...
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #498172degladudereportFatma's FreewayI consider it one of the best singletracks on...
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 6:00am
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #1300231jareddeanharrisreportDescent to Smugglers CanyonGood idea, will do next time there
      Aug 12, 2019 @ 2:33pm
      Aug 12, 2019

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