39.6 miles
Distance
5,170 ft
Climb
-5,172 ft
Descent
1,445 ft
High Point

HIGHLIGHTS: Barrel Loop, Bosman Winery, De Bos Dam, Sumaridge Wine Estate, Heuwels Fantasties, Babylon's Toren Trail, Spookfontein Drop,Rotary Way.


VARIATION: Please stick to the marked routes and do not attempt to cut it short by riding through farms

Detailed Description
Black Route is a 40 mile popular expert route located near Onrus. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 5,170 ft with a max elevation of 1,445 ft then descends -5,172 ft.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
JoelHunt04 (Jul 17, 2021 at 11:22)
Really isn't a black trail it is more of a hard green maybe a blue but it is definitely not a black trail
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Black Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    106 ft
  • Altitude start
    119 ft
  • Altitude end
    118 ft
  • Grade max
    -65.7%
  • Grade min
    60.5%
  • Distance climb
    18 miles
  • Distance down
    18 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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