19.5 miles
Distance
2,156 ft
Climb
-2,156 ft
Descent
1,644 ft
High Point

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

Difficult route, Tar and gravel road, jeep tracks, and single tracks with some technical. Steep downhills and uphills. Rocks, sand and roots in some areas. Suitable for advanced riders. No cellphone reception.

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
ChrisBza 3Rivers (Apr 16, 2021 at 1:01)
 The trail between Crossways and Thornhill is closed. Access is possible via the tar road.
Alternative routes are being investigated
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for 3Rivers: Red Holstein Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    782 ft
  • Altitude start
    793 ft
  • Altitude end
    794 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.9%
  • Grade min
    37.2%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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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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Cool Runnings
Jun 20, 2021 @ 4:32am
Jun 20, 2021
Crossways Rd
Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:34pm
Jun 18, 2021
Fynbos to Forest
Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:34pm
Jun 18, 2021
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