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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
      • 1,697
      • 17
      • 958
      • 1,126
      • 150
      • 19
      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      4,621
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4,025
      Trails E-Bike
      3,479
      Trails Horse
      160
      Trails Hike
      3,697
      Trails Trail Running
      3,603
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      55
      Trails Observed Trials
      50
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      80
      Total Distance
      5,264 miles
      Total Descent
      704,754 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,435 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,442 ft
      Reports
      16,210
      Photos
      3,921
      Ridden Counter
      296,334

      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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      Lombards Terra
      Bloemendal and Hillcrest Trail Network
      Armageddon 1
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Armageddon 5
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Armageddon 2
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Vasbyt
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      DH3
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Vasbyt - Lower
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Boomslang
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Firehut 1
      MTO Jonkershoek
      My Roots
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Gravel Access Road
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Snake Eyes
      Tokai Forest MTB Trails
      Irish Climb
      MTO Jonkershoek
      Alternative Climb to G-Spot
      STF G-Spot
      Armageddon 6
      MTO Jonkershoek

      Western Cape Province Mountain Bike Routes

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      GVB Conservancy - Black Route
      Grootvadersbosch Conservancy
      19 miles
      Harkervile Green Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      9 miles
      Tulbagh Farm Loop
      Tulbagh
      11 miles
      Wine Lands Cycling Club: Trail Art, Urban Art Route
      R44 West - Raithby Farms
      19 miles
      Harkerville Red Route
      Garden Route National Park - Harkerville MTB Routes
      14 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
      Greyton: STRAVA RACE - Knietjies Loop (10.1km)
      Greyton MTB Trails
      6 miles
      Tulbagh: The Bone Trail
      Tulbagh MTB Trails
      22 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 70 rides
      Yesterday
      • 128 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,188 rides

      Photos of Western Cape Province Mountain Bike

      trail: Cliffhanger
      200 |
      Dec 28, 2023 @ 1:21pm
      Dec 28, 2023
      41 |
      Jun 30, 2021 @ 11:38am
      Jun 30, 2021
      84 |
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      trail: Racing Snakes
      56 |
      Nov 30, 2020 @ 8:21am
      Nov 30, 2020
      218 |
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 12:52pm
      Nov 1, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      72 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020
      trail: Sequoia
      68 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 5:20am
      Oct 4, 2020
      208 |
      Feb 1, 2020 @ 12:55am
      Feb 1, 2020

      Videos of Western Cape Province Mountain Bike

      featured Euphoria Vasbyt: Overview
      trail: Vasbyt
      4:01 | 502 | Dec 7, 2020 , Tokai
      Despite all that preparation..
      186 | Jun 27, 2022
      169 | Jun 21, 2022
      Hoogekraal Crash
      trail: Cobra
      104 | Jun 15, 2022
      Fukushima
      trail: Fukushima
      19 | Jun 5, 2022
      Specialized Paarl
      39 | Apr 4, 2022
      Ry hom Kwagga 2 Day MTB Challenge
      11 | Feb 22, 2022
      Serge Semenov at Duthie Hill
      80 | Jul 20, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Higgovale To Kloof Nek Climb
      Table Mountain National Park
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 2:23am
      Apr 14, 2024
      VariableSchalkMaraisPipe Bridge section needs clearing....
      The Glen Extension
      Cape Town
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 2:23am
      Apr 14, 2024
      VariableSchalkMaraisDowned trees when entering the trail from...
      Farm Crossing
      Klipspringer MTB in the Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy
      Apr 11, 2024 @ 5:04am
      Apr 11, 2024
      WetgansbayBridge flooded - use route "flooded...

      Recent Trail Reports

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Activity Feed

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      WillieJacobszupdatetrailactivity #51311614
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 1:16pm
      7 hours
      LenaAnikaddrouteactivity #51306568
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 9:09am
      12 hours
      Ditch83addreportactivity #51303078 and 6 more
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 7:05am
      14 hours
      Ditch83addreportactivity #51303049 and 2 more
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 7:04am
      14 hours
      Ditch83votetrailactivity #51303024
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 7:04am
      14 hours

      Recent Comments

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      Edw21ZtrailTechie RockRock and roll. River size rocks. No good lines.
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:39am
      Apr 14, 2024
      AndreHammantrailCork Forest Singletrack ConnectorLots of work done since the floods. Riding...
      Mar 9, 2024 @ 8:17am
      Mar 9, 2024
      NightjarreportTop railway service roadNo path at all To many Black wattle
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 8:55am
      Feb 25, 2024
      andrejvvzatrailBurrey Stander MemorialNeeds some cutting back of the fynbos on the...
      Feb 1, 2024 @ 11:18am
      Feb 1, 2024
      PeerlessreportSnail TrailAlmost open again
      Jan 24, 2024 @ 6:37am
      Jan 24, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4,0254,674 miles570,650 ft2,033 miles6,437 ft
      3,60016,156584243,747
      E-Bike3,4793,957 miles485,105 ft1,706 mile6,437 ft
      4815,33135416,527
      Horse160254 miles20,141 ft115 miles4,646 ft
      1,80067
      Hike3,6974,395 miles598,602 ft1,914 mile6,437 ft
      22215,65212111,801
      Trail Running3,6034,363 miles581,952 ft1,901 mile6,437 ft
      2715,65015523,410
      Dirtbike/Moto55124 miles10,489 ft63 miles4,646 ft
      1,56514
      Observed Trials5086 miles7,487 ft50 miles3,409 ft
      8218
      ATV/ORV/OHV80180 miles14,288 ft85 miles4,646 ft
      1,56732
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