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.

Detailed Description
3Rivers: Red Holstein Route is a 19 mile popular expert route located near Thornhill. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 2,156 ft with a max elevation of 1,644 ft then descends -2,156 ft.
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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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Trails in Route

CVF 004253 ft
CVF 0061 mile
Upsy Daisy466 ft
Fynbos to Forest2,103 ft
Pot of Gold S01331 ft
Pot of Gold S02981 ft
LF 0253 miles
LF 0131 mile
LF 0123,570 ft
LF 0032,077 ft
Cool Runnings3,533 ft
ST 0022,365 ft
Puttergill Lane1 mile
Crossways Rd515 ft

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
    19
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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Upsy Daisy
Mar 26, 2022 @ 11:15am
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Crossways Rd
Sep 23, 2021 @ 10:35pm
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Puttergill Lane
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