20.0 miles
Distance
2,645 ft
Climb
-2,642 ft
Descent
1,586 ft
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rida from Boschendal to Plaisir de Merle and back

Detailed Description
Boschendal to Plaisir and back is a 20 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Stellenbosch. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 2,645 ft with a max elevation of 1,586 ft then descends -2,642 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, DJ, Fat
More Stats for Boschendal to Plaisir and back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    573 ft
  • Altitude start
    651 ft
  • Altitude end
    653 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.2%
  • Grade min
    32.5%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Brown Hyena Trap Trail
Jan 13, 2023 @ 2:09pm
Jan 13, 2023
Watch out for thorny bushes at base of single track, some branches growing into trail and will draw your blood if u not careful to avoid them
Sugar Bowl 2
Dec 17, 2022 @ 5:46am
Dec 17, 2022
Surprisingly good after the stormy weather, bit loose in places, but
Cape Holly Trail
Nov 5, 2022 @ 10:37pm
Nov 5, 2022
Akkerboom Kloof
Nov 5, 2022 @ 3:37pm
Nov 5, 2022
Light White
Nov 5, 2022 @ 3:37pm
Nov 5, 2022
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