23.0 miles
Distance
1,523 ft
Climb
-1,521 ft
Descent
1 mile
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Blydefontein's Black Route combines the Red Route's technical features & the Green Route's endurance factor. The Black Route starts at the camping site and works its way around Klein & Groot Oppermanskop, which is popular for its rocky terrain. Here you may be lucky and hear some baboons shouting from a distance. Thereafter the rider can enjoy a climb on Groenberg and some flowy single tracks on Langberg. Returning on the Groenberg trail, the rider will have the opportunity to enjoy a breath-taking view over the Karoo-velds, spotting some cattle & sheep in the surrounding areas. The Black Route ends with a 9km loop, consisting of partly windfarm roads, a fast-paced single track and double tracks back to the camping site.

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Blydefontein Black Route is a 23 mile less popular intermediate route located near Noupoort. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 42 trails. This route climbs 1,523 ft with a max elevation of 5,940 ft then descends -1,521 ft.
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • Route Type
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More Stats for Blydefontein Black Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,482 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,727 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,728 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.4%
  • Grade min
    31.9%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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