6.0 miles
282 ft
-265 ft
759 ft
High Point

Cicular Run Cycle Route in the Orchards and then over the river into a loop on the farm and then back over the river into the Orchards to finish.

10km distance

Detailed Description
Boschendal RunCycle Red Route is a 6 mile moderately popular easy route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 282 ft with a max elevation of 759 ft then descends -265 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
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  • eBike Allowed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Boschendal RunCycle Red Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    581 ft
  • Altitude start
    634 ft
  • Altitude end
    650 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,770 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Boschendal Round the Dam Connector
Nov 22, 2021 @ 5:13am
Nov 22, 2021
Watch out for the signboard after the dam. Water was overflowing so route was a bit strange. We missed the correct trail because the sign was in the bush. Multiple signs fallen over/missing towards Banhoek too. If you take a wrong trail you end up on a road going towards Languedoc
Boschendal Dam trail
Nov 22, 2021 @ 5:07am
Nov 22, 2021
The signboard for the trail after the dam was hidden, couldn't see where to turn, and ended up going on a random dirt road towards the back of the residential area.
Connector between Trail Centre and security Gate
Jul 31, 2021 @ 10:37pm
Jul 31, 2021
Boschendal Orchard RunCycle Trail 1
Apr 2, 2021 @ 11:01pm
Apr 2, 2021
Trail Marker absent after last dam circle.
Boschendal Connector up to Banhoek
Dec 30, 2020 @ 1:07am
Dec 30, 2020
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  • By Banhoek-Conservancy BANHOEK & contributors
  • #13201 - 389 views