15.5 miles
Distance
2,305 ft
Climb
-2,305 ft
Descent
1,657 ft
High Point

25km Black Route.
Downhill single track includes Inferno (3.7 km), Sugar Bowl (2.3km), and Porcupine (1.3km). The 1km Orchards skills track with its sweeping berms, camel backs, table tops and gap jumps has both beginner and advanced options.

Detailed Description
Boschendal MTB Black Route is a 16 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 2,305 ft with a max elevation of 1,657 ft then descends -2,305 ft.
Route Supporters
  • Boschendal Farm
    since 4
    Maintainer
  • Bennet Nel
    since 3
    Builder
  • Shaun Havenga
    since 3
    Builder
  • Pieter Van Wyk
    since 3
    Builder
Local Trail Association
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Banhoek Conservancy (banhoekconservancy.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    7
More Stats for Boschendal MTB Black Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    648 ft
  • Altitude start
    654 ft
  • Altitude end
    653 ft
  • Grade max
    -57.3%
  • Grade min
    32.5%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Boschendal Inferno 2
Nov 5, 2022 @ 2:38pm
Nov 5, 2022
So fast
Boschendal Inferno 3
Nov 5, 2022 @ 2:38pm
Nov 5, 2022
So fast
Boschendal Inferno 1
Nov 5, 2022 @ 2:38pm
Nov 5, 2022
Dry, but well maintained and clean
Connector to Skills end and Big Climb
Nov 5, 2022 @ 2:38pm
Nov 5, 2022
Sugar Bowl 1
Aug 6, 2022 @ 12:30am
Aug 6, 2022
Newly revamped, best I've seen in years, nice one boys
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