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      The Trailforks map of the Western Cape Province of South Africa is divided into the following six official District Municipalities as Sub-regions 2:

      1) City of Cape Town
      2) West Coast
      3) Cape Winelands
      4) Overberg
      5) Garden Route
      6) Central Karoo.
      Region Details
      • 1,785
      • 16
      • 771
      • 1,013
      • 157
      • 17
      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      4,343
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3,802
      Trails E-Bike
      3,210
      Trails Horse
      156
      Trails Hike
      3,575
      Trails Trail Running
      3,477
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      53
      Trails Observed Trials
      49
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      79
      Total Distance
      4,874 miles
      Total Descent
      660,167 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,435 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,442 ft
      Reports
      13,233
      Photos
      3,366
      Ridden Counter
      208,961

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Andrew Neethling Meets Clemens Kaudela in South Africa 'Mission to Ride'
      May 19, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Clemens was in town building a new line at Hellsend Dirt Compound, so Andrew took the opportunity to hang out with Clemens for a chat, and to show...
      Video: Niko Velasco Rips Through Scorched Trails in South Africa
      Dec 19, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      After a fire burned through the night on Niko Velasco's farm, he checked the trails by ripping through at a searing pace.
      Video: Big Trains at The Halloween Jam at Hellsend Bike Compound
      Nov 3, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      A spooky jam, with all the local South African rippers.
      Video: Whip Offs and Dirt Jump Jams at the 2020 Hellsend Dirt Party
      Jul 14, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      One last send session at the compound before the lockdown
      Sub Regions

      Popular Western Cape Province Mountain Biking Trails

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      Vasbyt
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      DH3
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Armageddon 1
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Lombards Terra
      Bloemendal and Hillcrest Trail Network
      Armageddon 5
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Boomslang
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Armageddon 2
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Vasbyt - Lower
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Snake Eyes
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Mamba
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Gravel Access Road
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      My Roots
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Hoogekraal Main Loop - Puff Adder Climb
      Hoogekraal & Welvergenoegd MTB Trails
      Supertubes
      Contermanskloof MTB Trails
      Irish Climb
      MTO Jonkershoek

      Western Cape Province Mountain Bike Routes

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      Wine Lands Cycling Club: Trail Art, Urban Art Route
      Wine Lands Cycling Club - Somerbosch
      19 miles
      Tulbagh Farm Loop
      Tulbagh MTB Trails
      11 miles
      Hemel & Aarde BLUE ROUTE
      Hermanus Trails (Hemel en Aarde Valley)
      7 miles
      Greyton: 1st Bench Route (9.7km)
      Greyton MTB Trails
      6 miles
      Grabouw Forest - Around The Dam
      9 miles
      Harkerville Red Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      14 miles
      Greyton: STRAVA RACE - Knietjies Loop (10.1km)
      Greyton MTB Trails
      6 miles
      Tulbagh: The Bone Trail
      Tulbagh MTB Trails
      21 miles
      GVB Conservancy - Black Route
      Grootvadersbosch Conservancy
      19 miles
      Harkervile Green Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      9 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 202 rides
      Yesterday
      • 111 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,366 rides

      Photos of Western Cape Province Mountain Bike

      34 |
      Jun 30, 2021 @ 11:38am
      Jun 30, 2021
      66 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      trail: Racing Snakes
      44 |
      Nov 30, 2020 @ 8:21am
      Nov 30, 2020
      160 |
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 12:52pm
      Nov 1, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      63 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      61 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020
      89 |
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 7:54am
      Jul 4, 2020
      176 |
      Feb 1, 2020 @ 12:55am
      Feb 1, 2020

      Videos of Western Cape Province Mountain Bike

      featured Euphoria Vasbyt: Overview
      trail: Vasbyt
      4:01 | 336 | Dec 7, 2020 , Tokai
      Despite all that preparation..
      162 | Jun 27, 2022
      27 | Jun 21, 2022
      Hoogekraal Crash
      trail: Cape Cobra
      67 | Jun 15, 2022
      Fukushima
      trail: Fukushima
      12 | Jun 5, 2022
      Specialized Paarl
      17 | Apr 4, 2022
      Ry hom Kwagga 2 Day MTB Challenge
      7 | Feb 22, 2022
      Sandvlei MTB Trail
      5 | Feb 22, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Paddagang
      Wine Lands Cycling Club - 96 Winery Road
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 8:31am
      3 days
      Idealdawieventer WinelandsDirection changed
      Alaska
      Witfontein
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 7:39am
      Jan 25, 2023
      VariableChristofison HMBC Closed for harvesting.
      Supertubes
      Witfontein
      Jan 25, 2023 @ 7:31am
      Jan 25, 2023
      IdealChristofison HMBC Major damage after harvesting.

      Recent Trail Reports

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Activity Feed

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      user #742566JoffezcoffeecommenttrailEverlong p3
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 2:15am
      6 hours
      user #2027410TschoppiwishlistrouteGrabouw Forest - A2Z
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 10:19pm
      10 hours
      user #1865922darren-h1addrouteOptimum Schools Short Track ( Bike Fest Paarl) and 1 more
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 8:51pm
      11 hours
      user #3366579uM01XrvotetrailCecilia to Newlands Forest via Kirstenbosch Trail
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 2:18pm
      18 hours
      user #3366579uM01XrriddentrailCecilia to Newlands Forest via Kirstenbosch Trail
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 2:18pm
      18 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #742566JoffezcoffeetrailEverlong p3Not there anymore
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 2:15am
      6 hours
      user #3289777PhillippetrailBay Rd TrackIs there any news on this route?
      Jan 4, 2023 @ 4:19am
      Jan 4, 2023
      user #2976362LaurenWilestrailRock 'n' RollThis trail was cray! Very technical steep,...
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 11:26am
      Dec 28, 2022
      user #2976362LaurenWilestrailLoam*StarTrail was in a rideable condition. Some loose...
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 11:24am
      Dec 28, 2022
      user #2976362LaurenWilestrailSticks & StonesSuper fun rocky sections and nice flow overall!
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 11:23am
      Dec 28, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3,8024,369 miles545,125 ft1,927 mile6,437 ft
      3,13513,214535176,954
      E-Bike3,2103,614 miles454,206 ft1,580 mile6,437 ft
      4612,5093138,891
      Horse156252 miles19,249 ft112 miles4,646 ft
      1,76651
      Hike3,5754,154 miles573,629 ft1,837 mile6,437 ft
      15812,811857,525
      Trail Running3,4774,116 miles556,850 ft1,822 mile6,437 ft
      2712,80511714,350
      Dirtbike/Moto53124 miles10,410 ft63 miles4,646 ft
      1,53410
      Observed Trials4986 miles7,428 ft49 miles3,409 ft
      4317
      ATV/ORV/OHV79180 miles14,232 ft84 miles4,646 ft
      1,53621
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