6.1 miles
Distance
424 ft
Climb
-426 ft
Descent
1,136 ft
High Point

A 3Rivers Trails Permit is required to access this route. See the 3 Rivers Trails website for permit details.

Suitable for all levels of riders and is a good introduction to the sport of MTB. Some technical sections at the top of the decent but for the most part fun and flowy.

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3Rivers Trails (3riverstrails.co.za)
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CVF 0054,498 ft
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ST 0031,227 ft
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ST 0022,060 ft
Puttergill Lane1 mile
CVF 0061,316 ft
CVF 0054,498 ft
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    11
More Stats for 3Rivers: Purple Cow mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    782 ft
  • Altitude start
    797 ft
  • Altitude end
    797 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -34.9%
  • Grade min
    24.5%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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CVF 005
Jul 17, 2021 @ 12:28am
Jul 17, 2021
Sweeeet. So good that certain Longmore roads have been graded and are nice and smooth.
CVF 006
Jul 4, 2021 @ 12:19am
Jul 4, 2021
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Puttergill Lane
Jul 4, 2021 @ 12:19am
Jul 4, 2021
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Castle Ridge Road
Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:34pm
Jun 18, 2021
Crossways Rd
Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:34pm
Jun 18, 2021
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